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GSFC University Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC)

In the year 2018, the Ministry of Education (MoE) through MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) launched the Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) programme in collaboration with AICTE for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to systematically foster the culture of innovation and startup ecosystem in education Institution’s. 

Primarily, IIC’s role is to engage large number of faculty, students and staff in various innovation and entrepreneurship related activities such as Ideation, Problem Solving, Proof of Concept development, Design Thinking, IPR, Project handling and Management at pre-incubation/incubation stage etc. so that innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem get established and stabilized in HEIs.

Major Focus of IIC:

  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.

  • Start-up/entrepreneurship supporting Mechanism in HEIs.

  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARIIA).

  • Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.

  • Develop better Cognitive Ability amongst Technology Students.

Function of IIC:

  • To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bound fashion.

  • Identify and reward innovations and share success stories.

  • Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.

  • Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations.

  • Create an Institution’s Innovation portal to highlight innovative projects carried out by institution’s faculty and students.

  • Organize Hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges etc. with the involvement of industries.

 

 GSFC University IIC Members: Click Here

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