CINEC won two world bank funded research projects from the World Bank in 2019 under Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development project (AHEAD)
01. Faculty of Management and Social Science
Development of a mechanism that leads to a psychological paradigm shift in students’ demand and enrolment for various academic disciplines in tertiary education in Sri Lanka.
02. Faculty of Maritime sciences
SIMULATOR-BASED MARITIME EDUCATION/TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH
Parallelly, CINEC Technology Transfer Office was established as jointly funded by the World Bank and CINEC to support academics and students in transferring knowledge and technologies to society.