The CDRD signed an MOU with the Sri Lanka Institute of Nano Technology (SLINTEC) on 7 April 2021, broadening the on-going collaboration efforts with local universities and research institutes aimed at enhancing the research capabilities.

The MoU was signed at the SLINTEC, Homagama in the presence of delegations from both parties by the Director-General of the CDRD, Major General K R P Rowel (Retd) RWP VSV USP ndu USACGSC on behalf of the CDRD; and COO of SLINTEC, Mr. HN Jayaweera on behalf of SLINTEC. The CDRD delegation was provided with an opportunity to visit the facilities and Labs and provided awareness of the on-going research works at SLINTEC.