The researchers of IIM, University of Colombo and the University of Sri Jayewardenepura made a giant stride towards research commercialization
The pioneering collaboration between University of Sri Jayewardenepura and University of Colombo researchers, who worked tirelessly on the invention of “Sudarshana Suspension” for several years, ensuring the medicine met and exceeded all drug safety and efficacy standards. In a landmark partnership with Beam Hela Osu Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, the front running company in the field of Ayurvedic and herbal drug manufacturing and distribution in Sri Lanka for more than 35 years, the drug brought to market for use by the general public. The University of Sri Jayewardenepura Tech Transfer office (UBL Cell) facilitated the transition to market represents the first of its kind for both parties.
This Sudarshana Suspension was innovated by a team of researchers from the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo (UOC) and Faculty of the Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ) and The research team members are Dr. Saroja Weerakoon (UOC), Dr. Kamal Perera (UOC), Prof. Sugandhika Suresh (USJ) and Prof. Dulanie Gunasekera (USJ).
The product launch of “Sudarshana Suspension” was held in the evening of Tuesday 30th March 2021 at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The event was graced by Hon State Minister Prof. Channa Jayasumana, Hon State Minister Sisira Jayakodi and other distinguished guests.