Two Sri Lankans have been listed by Forbes in their 30 Under 30 Asia ranking in the Healthcare and Science sector.
The two Sri Lankans are Biman Liyanage, 26, co-founder of CirQ Technologies and scientist Rakitha Malewana, 21, Founder of ideanerd SL.
Liyanage's CirQ Technologies develops health tracking gadgets. One product is a smart condom that can respond to blood flow and send data to an accompanying smartphone app, Forbes said.
He is also the founder of Tamo Tech, a technology consulting company providing software development and hardware design services.
The research of Sri Lankan scientist Malewana focuses on using nano technologies to control the spread of HIV/AIDS.
In 2015, he was received by President Maithripala Sirisena, for his work.
Malewana is also the founder of non-profit organization ideanerd SL, which aims to establish a culture of scientific research in Sri Lanka by focussing on encouraging innovation among school children.