Why we exist ?

The University Business Linkage Cell has taken the responsibility to link the University research and innovation activities with external business stake holders.

What do we offer ?

We offer services to both external businesses and internal parties.

Talk to us if you are a business who needs the support of the academics or specialists to solve the problem in your business.

Talk to us if you are an academic and have a projects that can be commercialized which needs patenting

Talk to us if you are a student, we can help you to start a business

We have 4 step process for engagements with businesses and academics from the initial awareness meeting till the product or project creates a viable commercial outcome.


To bridge the gap among Private and State-owned businesses, the academic community, faculties, and undergraduates and to commercialize the research outcomes of university academics.


 Facilitating commercialization of research and development outcomes of academic, graduate and undergraduate students of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and identifying potential industries in order to transfer technologies developed as research outcomes of university academics are among the major activities of University Business Linkage cell. In order to, encourage entrepreneurial activities, Intellectual Property (IP) policy has adopted to promote research cooperation between industry and the University. The UBL Cell also aims to facilitate developing entrepreneurial mindset among the University community in order to go beyond traditional educational paradigm to contribute to the national economy.

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How to Contact Us?

UBL Director

Dr I. P. M. Wickramasinghe

Phone 071-7112945

Email – directorubl@wyb.ac.lk

UBL Manager

Mr. A.S.M Somarathne

Phone 077-1851585

Email: officeubl@wyb.ac.lk

Download Section

Patent license agreement


UBL MTA for materials

UBL MTA for organisms

Information disclosure form

IP policy

Fund release agreement

Declaration for fund allocation