Sri Lanka Lab Expo, a professional, specialized and international platform and one of the biggest trade show for the need of Laboratory, analytical& Scientific Instruments& Lab Consumables commenced yesterday, 18th of August at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Center in Colombo.
With over 150 internationally reputed pharmaceutical and medical companies from 10 countries showcasing their state-of-the-art Analytical, Scientific, and Biotechnology related instruments, the Sri Lanka Lab Expo serves to be one of the greatest platforms for Sri Lankan Scientists, Medical Practitioners,industry professionals, scientists and researchers.
The exhibition was inaugurated yesterday by Minister of Science, Technology & Research, Sri Lanka Mr. Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development, Sri Lanka, Mr. Champika Ranawaka and Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Rajitha Senarathna in a brief ceremony held in the exhibition premises.
The exhibition is organised by the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine in concert with the Sri Lanka Society for Medical Laboratory Science, Institute of Quality and Productivity Management, Sri Lanka, Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon and S.D. Promo Media Pvt Ltd.
Intended to serve as a gateway towards comprehensively and sustainably improving the quality of equipment available to Sri Lankan hospitals, pathology labs, research institutes, pharma and food industries, universities, material testing labs, and trade suppliers, the event will link stakeholders with international leaders in Hospital and Surgical Equipment, Rescue & Emergency Equipment, Medical Disposables, Hospital Furniture, IT Service Providers for Hospital, Medical Waste Management, and Facility Management & Support Services.
In connection to the main exhibition, a further two-day symposium organised by the College of Chemical Sciences (CCS) of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (I.Chem.C) will also take place at the same venue on the theme “Environmental Challenges for Sustainable Development: The Role of Chemists”.
On 18th August the conference discussed and shared practical, evidence-based solutions that can support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of value to government, academia, international agencies, NGOs, and grassroots organizers working to develop more sustainable and inclusive societies.
On 20th August, Saturday the symposium will be a full day conference on the theme: “Harmonizing Science, Engineering and Technology towards Quality Medical Laboratory Services” – an influential event ultimately aimed at streamlining supply of quality, innovative products through process improvement and continuous dialog between the industry and laboratory professionals.
As organizers, S.D. Promo Media Pvt. Ltd anticipates that the 2016 events along with the conference themes will not only provide an opportunity to commercially revitalize the laboratory and medical industry in Sri Lanka but will also inspire a new ideas, research and synergies.
The Sri Lankan Scientist is the proud printed media partner for the event.