In the year 2018, the Ministry of Education (MoE) , Government of India has established ‘its’ Innovation Cell’ at All India Council for Technical Education with a purpose of systematically fostering culture of Innovation at Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) .MoE’s Innovation Cell established Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) with a objective of engaging, encouraging, and channelising creating minds of Indian Youth to build innovations and enterprises. 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 gets established and stabilized in HEIs.
To create an ecosystem to incubate and support innovative ideas.
Nurture and train students to develop the qualities of global professionals.
To create entrepreneurship opportunities for students, faculty and Research Scholars.
To nurture the startups by providing them necessary support.
To provide support to commercialize innovative & sustainable ideas and to protect Intellectual property Rights.
To build up an ecosystem which will foster the culture of Innovation among students, Alumnae and faculty members from ideas generation to pre-incubation, incubation and graduating from the incubator as successful start-ups.