Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC)
Innovation and startups are the talk of the town now. Fresh and innovative ideas have started flowing from the campuses all over India, ever since the governments have started supporting innovative ventures.
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) is being promoted in educational institutions to develop institutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture in academic institutions and to foster techno-entrepreneurship for generation of wealth and employment.
"Develop institutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture in academic institutions to foster growth of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the faculty and students".
Objectives of the IEDC:
To act as an institutional mechanism for providing information on all aspects of enterprise building to budding entrepreneurs.
To create Entrepreneurial culture in the Parent Institution and other institutions in the region.
To catalyze and promote development of knowledge-based enterprises and promote employment opportunities in the innovative areas.
To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level relating to SMEs and micro enterprises.
To guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support system, information on technologies.
An Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) has successfully been functioning in our institution since 5th of august 2016. The center acts as a catalyst to generate innovative ideas from the students of this institution. Central polytechnic being one of the premier technical education institutions of the state has a proud alumni which includes some of the most famous entrepreneurs of the state. We expect that with the effort of the IEDC, we will be able to create a new generation of entrepreneurs who will make us proud in the future.
Coordinators :-Baiju G S, Lecturer in Electronics Engineering, Phone - 9946200134