VISION

To develop a culture of innovation and creative problem-solving ability in young minds by providing technical and knowledge driven ambience which can utilize ideas and add value for improving quality of life.

MISSION

The Design Innovation & Incubation Centre (DIIC) envisages to support innovative ideas of an individual or a group of individuals in the area related to the development of new products/goods for the benefit of mankind and/or novel approaches for addressing social issues for inclusive development of the society. It also intends to bring together technologists, engineers, medical professionals, business analysts to develop all inclusive innovation that creates an impact on the quality of life.

OBJECTIVES

• To provide resource and infrastructure to nurture innovative ideas.

• To serve as a hub for collaborators for promoting all forms of innovations.

• To promote partnerships and collaborations with academic institutes, research laboratories and industries worldwide working in the thematic areas.

• To promote grass-root research.

Other Responsibilities of Design Innovation & Incubation Centre (DIIC)

The Design Innovation & Incubation Centre (DIIC) shall serve as a catalyst for technology based development. This Centre shall support a strategic approach to the formation of collaborative partnerships, facilitating and enabling the integration of various departmental research activities. It will focus on the commercialization of technology-based research outcomes from various departmental labs leading to the development of interdisciplinary research through the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) cell.

The Centre shall also provide assistance to innovators and researchers to launch new technologies and secure them by patenting. Formal linkages will be built with the Industry so that there is a regular flow of inputs from industry experts on research.

Thrust areas

The Centre shall promote innovative ideas for development of tools/appliances/product prototypes/softwares/models for Science/Technology/Agriculture/Healthcare/Social Reforms/Business Administration in the following areas:
• Consumer electronics
• Green technology
• Non-conventional energy
• Smart materials
• E-waste management
• Social reforms
• Healthcare
• Agriculture
• Sewage Treatment
• Water Harvesting and Management
• any other technology for inclusive development

Who are eligible?

An individual or a group of registered students of the Institute under mentorship of
• Faculty member
• Faculty or staff of the Institute (Individual or a group)
• A group of individuals from the Institution and other collaborating Institutions/Industries having MOU with the Institute