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Innovation Ecosystem

3.2.1 Institution has created an ecosystem for innovations including incubation centre and other initiatives for creation and transfer of knowledge

 Response:

 Vikas College of Engineering and Technology has established a Research Forum to promote ongoing research activities and programs to explore research-driven innovations among staff and students. The Institution promotes research integrity by initiating several steps for the creation and transfer of knowledge through the following ways:

 Supportive Services for Embedding Research Culture:

 The Institution believes that research culture is pivotal to educational excellence. To ensure this, The Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) for Skill Training, Research and Original thinking is established to help staff and students in the development of India’s Entrepreneurial eco-system. The objective of the EDC is to bring awareness on entrepreneurship, motivate students to take calculated risks and come up with some innovative ideas to begin start-ups. The gamut of services rendered by the EDC Cell is as follows:

 

  • With working professionals, aspiring and existing entrepreneurs, mentors, angel investors, venture capital firms and corporates through events like interactive sessions and conferences. 
  • Various courses on Entrepreneurship Development Program in collaboration were held.
  • Women Entrepreneurship Development Program was also organized.

 

Productive Directions for Innovation and Incubation:

 

The Institution encourages new innovations and productive direction through research forum for incubating ideas and other initiatives. Efforts are being made to create an eco-system where faculty members, students and investors come together on a common platform to commercialize the ideas incubated by the students. The Institution provides seed money to the Centre. Following are the outcomes of the activities:

 

  • Guiding students to look into social oriented problems and formulate responses.
  • Students are encouraged to think critically on each of the concepts they study and come up with innovative ideas and present them in the form of Seminars
  • Ideas are scrutinized and necessary suggestions are given by the nominated research committee.
  • Best ideas are incubated by the Centre and students find ways to solve them through project work/surveys and it is part of the teaching-learning process.
  • Seed money is provided for doing research.
  • External professionals and industrialists are invited to give insights on research focused areas.

 

Other initiatives for creating the transfer of knowledge:

 

The Institution inspires faculty and students to take up various initiatives to transfer knowledge.

 

  • Faculty initiatives: 
  • Organizing major and minor projects at National and International levels.
  • Pursuing their Ph.Ds.
  • Organizing seminars, conferences, workshops to impart knowledge and ideas.
  • Publishing books.
  • Publishing Papers.

        

  • Students’ Initiatives: 

             Students are working at: 

  • Detection and rejection of defective ceramic tiles etc.
  • Mosquito Killing lamps
  • Fabrication and characterization of Switches.
  • Automatic Human face recognition.

 The progress of these projects is monitored and reviewed on a regular basis. Thus, the Institution nurtures the eco-system created for innovations and incubates ideas for transferring knowledge.

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