MOUNT ZION COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY



ABOUT IIC


       Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). 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 informative years. MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs will be established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.



OUR WORK


Major focus of IIC

      

  • 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 technical students




Functions of IICs

      

  • 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
      



CONSTITUTION OF IIC COUNCIL


S.NO. FACULTY NAME POSITION ASSIGNED IN IIC PHOTO
1 Mrs.N.Radha President
2 Dr.S.Sendil Kumar Innovation Activity Coordinator
3 Mr.M.Vivekananthan Startup Activity Coordinator, NIRF Coordinator
4 Mrs.I. ReginaMary IPR Activity Coordinator, ARIIA Coordinator
5 Mr.N. Jagadeesh Internship Activity Coordinator
6 Mr.M.Mareeswaran Social Media Coordinator
      

WORKSHOP ATTENDED

      

  • Dr S.Sendil Kumar attended workshop on “Funding Opportunities for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development” @ RMK Engineering College, Chennai on 09th November 2019
  • Mr.M.Vivekananthan attended workshop on “Support for entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of MSMEs through Incubators under CLCS-TUS Scheme” @ MIET Engineering College, Trichy on 22nd November 2019
  • Mrs.N.Radha attended IIC Innovation Ambassador Training Series in "DESIGN THINKING & INNOVATIONS” organised by Institution’s Innovation Council & MHRD’s Innovation Council @ Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology , Coimbatore on 6th & 7th January 2020
  • Dr S.Sendil Kumar attended IIC Innovation Ambassador Training Series in "IPR & TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER” organised by Institution’s Innovation Council & MHRD’s Innovation Council @ Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology , Coimbatore on 6th & 7th January 2020
      

FUNDING RECEIVED

       Received Rs 40,000/- funding support from MHRD Innovation Cell to organise impact lecture session on the theme of Innovation, IPR, Startup and Entrepreneurship.       

      

ACHIEVEMENTS

      

  • II Year CSE students won cash Award of Rs. 75000/- in Smart India Hackathon 2019 held at Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai
  • Two software teams shortlisted for Grand Finale of SMART INDIA HACKATHON 2020 which will be held @ Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka & National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand on 4th & 5th April 2020
      



CONTACT US


The Programme Officer,
Institution’s Innovation Council
Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology
Pudukkottai-622 507.
Phone: 04333-294400
E-mail: iic@mountzion.ac.in