Vision

To be a leading innovation centre for Modern Technologies in the region

Mission

To develop, foster and facilitate the domestic base of modern technological capabilities through innovation, R & D, training, industrial services and international collaboration”

Mandate

The functions of the Arthur C Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies as specified in the Act are as follows:

  1. to accelerate the introduction of modern technologies to Sri Lanka by
    • initiating, promoting and conducting research and development in the application of modern technologies
    • providing research and development support to the Government and private sector undertakings in the application of modern technologies and
    • training of personnel in modern technologies to meet the needs of the Government and private sector undertakings and
  2. to promote future studies

The areas of modern technologies include Communication and related Sciences, Information Technology, Electronics, Micro-electronics, Space Technologies, Robotics, Photonics and new materials.

Board of Governors

Information of members of the board of governors - 2020/2023

Prof. K. P. S. Chandana Jayaratne

Chairman, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

Head of the Department of Physics and   Director, Astronomy and Space Science Unit, Department of Physics, University of Colombo, Colombo-03.

Mr. Merrick Gooneratne

Member, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

Executive Director, Tos Lanka Co. Pvt. Ltd, Biyagama Export Processing Zone, Biyagama.

Prof. A.K.W. Jayawardena

Member, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

Member of University Grant Commission, Senior Professor, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa.

Eng.(Dr.) Sanath Panawennage

Member, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

Director General & CEO  – ACCIMT, Katubedda, Moratuwa.

Mr. Rajitha Dahanayake

Member, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

CEO, eMarketingEye (Private) Limited, Level 29, MAGA ONE, No.200, Nawala Rd, Narahenpita.

Prof. Ranjith Premalal de Silva

Member, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

 Vice Chancellor, University of Vocational Technology, Rathmalana.

 

 

Prof. N. D. Gunawardena

Member, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

Vice Chancellor, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa.

Mr. Sushena Ranathunga

Member, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

Director, Creative Software, 29 Deal Pl, Colombo 03.

Mr. S. U. Chandrakumaran

Member, Board of Governors – ACCIMT

 Additional Director General, Department of public Finance Ministry of Finance.

 

Founder Patron, Sri Lankabhimanya Sir Arthur C Clarke

Sri Lankabhimanya Sir Arthur C. Clarke, was the first to introduce the concept of extra-terrestrial communication through geo-stationary satellites as far back as 1945. Besides this, there are several other similar visionary and futuristic ideas as well as his works as a prolific author of science fiction has immensely contributed to his global fame.

Arthur C Clarke Memorial Lectures