The Federation of IT Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS), the International Institute for Software Economics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Incorporated (IISEIE) and Microsoft have jointly launched the ‘Sri Lanka High Tech Economy Survey’ in a collaborative partnership to asses the disposition and makeup of the high-tech industry in Sri Lanka.
“The purpose of this study is to better understand the needs and opportunities for Sri Lanka’s high-tech industry development with the results of this study helping to develop programs and initiatives that will grow the industry and develop it as a key driver of economic and social development for Sri Lanka, “said Govind Nangrani, Chairman FITIS and President FITIS Software Chapter, in a statement.
He said the survey will assist the government and industry to better understand the needs and opportunities for growth within the Sri Lankan high-tech economy. It will also help to align specific programs to enable high tech companies and entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka to create new solutions, new companies and new jobs in the market place, he added.
The survey began on February 15 and its results are expected to be released by end March 2011.