Institution’s Innovation Council - Amity University Gwalior

About IIC


Ministry of Education has established Innovation Cell (MIC) to foster innovation at Higher Educational Institutes. In the year 2018, MIC launched the Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) program in collaboration with AICTE for Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) to promote innovation. In this, each of the participating institutes were asked to set up IIC and carry out the prescribed activities.

The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes while they are in their formative years.

Objective


  • Engage faculty members and students in various innovation and entrepreneurship related activities such as Ideation, Problem Solving, Proof of Concept Development, Design Thinking, IPR, Project Handling and Management.
  • Organize periodic workshops or seminars or interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.

Major focus


  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.
  • Start-up supporting Mechanism in HEIs.
  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework.
  • Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.
  • Develop better Cognitive Ability for Technology Students.

Functions


  • 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.

NISP Policy


Events Conducted


Sr.No. Activity Name
1. ORIENTATION SESSION ON NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY
2. DEVELOPMENT OF MICRO-SENSORS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
3. ORIENTATION SESSION ON NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY (WITH A FOCUS ON INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP)
4. PANEL DISCUSSION ON ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT- VOCAL FOR LOCAL, MAKE IN INDIA FOR THE WORLD.
5. EXPOSURE AND FIELD VISIT FOR PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION
6. SESSION ON PROBLEM SOLVING AND IDEATION WORKSHOP
7. MY STORY - MOTIVATIONAL SESSION BY SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR/STARTUP FOUNDER
8. WORKSHOP ON "ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION AS CAREER OPPORTUNITY"
9. KAPILA: KALAM PROGRAM FOR IP LITERACY AND AWARENESS
10. WORKSHOP ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PHASES
11. WORKSHOP ON DESIGN THINKING, CRITICAL THINKING AND INNOVATION DESIGN
12. HOW TO WRITE CASE STUDY/ REPORT ON INNOVATION HAPPENING AT THE CAMPUS AND PUBLISH THE CASE STUDIES IN THE INSTITUTE WEBPAGE
13. SESSION ON IDENTIFYING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPONENT AT THE EARLY STAGE OF INNOVATION
14. ORIENTATION SESSION ON NATIONAL INNOVATION AND STARTUP POLICY (NISP)
15. SESSION ON "HOW TO PLAN FOR START-UP AND LEGAL & ETHICAL STEPS"
16. WORKSHOP ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPRS) AND IP MANAGEMENT FOR START UP
17. BUSINESS PLAN/PROTOTYPE COMPETITION TO INVITE INNOVATIVE BUSINESS MODELS FROM STUDENTS
18. WORKSHOP ON PROTOTYPE/PROCESS DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT - PROTOTYPING
19. EXPOSURE VISIT TO INCUBATION UNIT
20. PANEL DISCUSSION WITH INNOVATION AND STARTUP ECOSYSTEM ENABLERS FROM THE REGION OR STATE OR NATIONAL LEVEL
21. SESSION ON ANGEL INVESTMENT / VC FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR EARLY STAGE ENTREPRENEURS
22. PROJECT PLANNING, STARTUP LIFE AND DATA MANAGEMENT
23. LEARN TO DEVELOP ANDROID APP
24. TALK ON FROM YOUR PH.D. or MASTERS THESIS TO A START-UP