Innovation Agency

Where Only Innovation Innovation

The National Innovation Agency (NIA) is established as mandated by ACT, No. 22 of 2019 with the specific aim of promoting better understanding on innovations in the fields of social, science and technology, defense, environment and service, and their impact on the economy of the country


Our Views

National Innovation Agency has been instituted at a time of critical need.  As an agency mandated to Innovation it would do its creative best to ensure that Innovation becomes the accepted norm in ensuring our economy enters into a trajectory of economic growth and brings about a significant quality of life and standard of living.   Team NIA understands the urgent need for effective collaboration across a more engaged national innovation ecosystem.


Prof.Ajith de Alwis


A better Sri Lanka through innovation


To simulate and develop the innovation eco-system in Sri Lanka


National Innovation Space

Upcoming Events

National Innovation Space

NIA News feed

Recent Events


Technology Innovation Support Center

The WIPO Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) program provides innovators in developing countries with access to locally based, high-quality technology information and related services, helping them to exploit their innovative potential and to create, protect, and manage their intellectual property (IP) rights.” –

TISC@NIA is the successor of TISC@COSTI which was launched on 18th December 2014 targeting to stimulate innovation by increasing awareness of IP and promoting the scope and quality of innovation in Sri Lanka

Our Collaborators

Our Innovation Platforms

B2P Platform

National Innovation dashboard

Solve Sri Lanka

"A better Sri Lanka through open innovation"


Collaborators Events

Are you passionate about innovation……..

Do you think innovation can change our country……..

It’s your time to be a part

National Innovation agency opens up hands to all volunteers who are keen to support the country