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About IIC

The IIC in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (Formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology), has been set up with the objective of inculcating the innovation culture amongst the students, researchers and faculties. The Institute encourages the students, researchers, faculties of the departments to bring out innovative ideas, which can become a viable products or services to benefit the society at-large towards sustainable development goals.
IIC Cell comprises committee members from Industry, Academia, R&D Organisations, professional bodies. The innovative ideas are validated, moderated if required, and mentored, by the faculties and professionals from the related fields. To give exposures on future technologies, IIC Cell conducts various Technical webinars, workshops on emerging Technologies and future Technology trends in various domains. The well-equipped labs of the University are accessible to facilitate the innovation activities. The University has produced many Ph.D scholars every year, who are well established in their own fields. Diversified representations in the IIC established at the institute with representatives from different departments, Industry representatives, BITM, R&D organisations CDAC, Computer Society of India, IEEE, IETE, etc.


IIC was established during the session 2018-19.

To create an ecosystem in the Institute, which encourages and enables innovations in contemporary and emerging technologies towards sustainable development goals.

  1. To motivate the students, researchers and faculties to generate innovative ideas.
  2. Mentoring by senior professionals from Industry and Academia.
  3. To provide exposures to contemporary and emerging technologies.
  4. Facilitation by providing Lab equipment, other Hardware and software.
  5. Facilitation for field trials.


  • To organize hackathons, idea competition, etc.
  • To foster and facilitate trademarks, service marks, industrial designs, patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks and trade secrets.
  • To protect innovations by means of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  • To conduct innovation activities
  • To promote innovative ideas and share success stories
  • To organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ expert sessions etc

IIC Activities

Sl. No.SpeakerTopicsYouTube Link
1Sanjoy Chatterjee, Founder & CTO Ideation Technologies Solutions Pvt LtdJourney of a successful entrepreneur
2Sachin ThakkarEntrepreneurship – Engaging with freedom  
3Abhijan BhattacharyaReinforced ICT Innovation Trend in post pandemic digital economy.
4Mr. Shubam Tripathi – VP- HR, Zee Media, Essel Group,HR Conclave
5Mr. Arup Ratan Chakraborty – Founder of Greenwave TechnologiesCorporate leadership to Entrepreneurship
6Mr. Ashutosh Chatterjee &Mr. James Liao – Caravel Lab, USA.Design thinking and Innovation
7Sri Naveen Jindal, Chairman JSPLInnovation and Entrepreneurship.
8Mr. Bhavpreet Singh Soni, CEO- SonisvisionImportance of IPR for Entrepreneur and Innovators
9Mr. Sanjoy Chatterjee, Founder & CTO Ideation Technologies Solutions Pvt LtdPrepare DPR to win investorsNA
10Mr. Atul Agarwal founder & MD Apt Software Avenues Pvt LtdInnovation and Entrepreneurship as career option
11Mr.Abhishek Rungta Founder of Indusnet Technologies.My Story – Motivational session on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
12AVM (Retd.) A K Bhattacharya of Tech 24 AviationDrone System
13Mr. Nikhil Jhawar, PartnerCompany formation & statutory liabilities
14Mr. Arijit Dutta, Vodafone Idea Ltd.Evolution of Telecom and Data Network in GSM
15Dr.Subhrojyoti BhowmickVaccine Technology
16Mr. Samudra Mukherjee, Manager DeloitteProject Management
17Gaurav Kapoor, Chief Business Officer, IIM Kolkata Innovation Park.Entrepreneurship skills, Attitude & Behaviour development
18Dr. Arijit Banerjee, Executive Director, Ramaesis RPL Perfect Pause TM
Shri S. P. Gon Choudhury, Visiting Professor, School of Material, Green Energy and Sensor System, IIEST & President NBIRT  
World Environment Day celebration  
19Shri Sachin Thakkar, Founder & CEO, Triple A Solutions Pvt. Ltd.Achieving “Value Proposition fit” & “Business fit”
20Mr. Avelo Roy,  MD, Kolkata Ventures (Kolkata)Lean Startup and minimum viable product
21Mr. Avelo Roy,  MD, Kolkata Ventures (Kolkata)   Angel Investment/ VC Funding Opportunity for Early Stage Entrepreneurs
22   Mr. Frédéric Ktorza, C.E.O at Cho You    
Mr. Sanjoy Chatterjee, Chair of NASSCOM East
   Celebration of “World Entrepreneurs Day”
23   Mr. Subhabrata Jha, Area Manager- Sales, IR Technology Services Pvt. Ltd.  
Mr. Arnab, Technial Lead, IR Technology Services Pvt. Ltd.
   Microscopy as a tool for innovation
25Prof. Amlan ChakrabartiNational Innovation Day  
Activities during the period 2021-22


IIC Team

President : Dr. Nabarun Bhattacharyya

Vice President : Dr. Sibamay Dasgupta

Start-up Coordinator: Shri Prodip Mukhopadhyay

IPR Coordinator: Dr. Debashish De

Convener: Dr. Barun Shankar Gupta

Innovation Activity Coordinator: Mr. Joy Samadder



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