Nexus Between academy and industry; Product launch
Innovative product development has been one of the major focuses of the Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology, the University of Colombo catering to the emerging national needs in the field of functional foods and related products. Long collaborative commitment with FADNATea (Food & Nature (Pvt) Ltd) and the Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology was a great success which led to the development of new products which were launched to the market on the 23rd of August 2022 at the College House. This occasion was graced by Mr Seenithamby Manoharan, Senior Rural Development Specialist, World Bank, Sri Lanka as the chief guest along with Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Senior Professor Udith Jayasinghe, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Wayamba as a special guest, Deans and Directors of the University of Colombo, Heads of Departments, Media representatives, Registrar and Bursar, University of Colombo, Research teams and Staff members of IBMBB.
All products were commercialized under the brand name of QofL which defines the Quality of Life incorporating nature’s goodness with modern science to serve new trends for beauty and wellness. All QofL brand products are developed based on natural ingredients and scientifically proven modes of delivery to enhance the quality of the life. With the launch of the newest range of diversified products, QofL transforms this concept into an innovative solution that helps people to satisfy their ever-changing needs to live healthier and happier life. Focusing on the three key aspects; wellness, performance enhancement, and beauty, the latest range comprises four products: SATINY, a total hair solution developed by the IBMBB; VERNOLAC a nutraceutical that enhances the quality of life for cancer patients, long-term research outcome by the IBMBB; BIO SHAPE a healthy weight management capsule improved by the IBMBB, and ORTHO-SHIELD a quick and long-lasting pain-relieving lotion specially designed for arteritis patients. Read More