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.
- To motivate the students, researchers and faculties to generate innovative ideas.
- Mentoring by senior professionals from Industry and Academia.
- To provide exposures to contemporary and emerging technologies.
- Facilitation by providing Lab equipment, other Hardware and software.
- 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
|Sl. No.||Speaker||Topics||YouTube Link|
|1||Sanjoy Chatterjee, Founder & CTO Ideation Technologies Solutions Pvt Ltd||Journey of a successful entrepreneur||https://youtu.be/m_cSJGShwIs|
|2||Sachin Thakkar||Entrepreneurship – Engaging with freedom||https://youtu.be/PEDgxtXqGFs|
|3||Abhijan Bhattacharya||Reinforced ICT Innovation Trend in post pandemic digital economy.||https://youtu.be/OJeI0tt3sdo|
|4||Mr. Shubam Tripathi – VP- HR, Zee Media, Essel Group,||HR Conclave||https://youtu.be/Mr_7-9RZMZA|
|5||Mr. Arup Ratan Chakraborty – Founder of Greenwave Technologies||Corporate leadership to Entrepreneurship||https://youtu.be/aewgD9Vw10g|
|6||Mr. Ashutosh Chatterjee &Mr. James Liao – Caravel Lab, USA.||Design thinking and Innovation||https://youtu.be/HMejKMnCkQA|
|7||Sri Naveen Jindal, Chairman JSPL||Innovation and Entrepreneurship.||https://youtu.be/ll7TCKJQ52Y|
|8||Mr. Bhavpreet Singh Soni, CEO- Sonisvision||Importance of IPR for Entrepreneur and Innovators||https://youtu.be/VHXP8NNgOr8|
|9||Mr. Sanjoy Chatterjee, Founder & CTO Ideation Technologies Solutions Pvt Ltd||Prepare DPR to win investors||NA|
|10||Mr. Atul Agarwal founder & MD Apt Software Avenues Pvt Ltd||Innovation and Entrepreneurship as career option||https://youtu.be/NxKjp1wyMFU|
|11||Mr.Abhishek Rungta Founder of Indusnet Technologies.||My Story – Motivational session on Innovation and Entrepreneurship||https://youtu.be/O5D-NeYx8c0|
|12||AVM (Retd.) A K Bhattacharya of Tech 24 Aviation||Drone System||https://youtu.be/aAnRhiWimVU|
|13||Mr. Nikhil Jhawar, Partner||Company formation & statutory liabilities||https://youtu.be/UDKPcpO_5y4|
|14||Mr. Arijit Dutta, Vodafone Idea Ltd.||Evolution of Telecom and Data Network in GSM||https://youtu.be/HkJxLRIJdZc|
|15||Dr.Subhrojyoti Bhowmick||Vaccine Technology||https://youtu.be/ehHczlBkamY|
|16||Mr. Samudra Mukherjee, Manager Deloitte||Project Management||https://youtu.be/ZPllZiLi2Pc|
|17||Gaurav Kapoor, Chief Business Officer, IIM Kolkata Innovation Park.||Entrepreneurship skills, Attitude & Behaviour development||https://youtu.be/CHgFuOTsN4I|
|18||Dr. 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||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z6i-6GwFcY|
|19||Shri Sachin Thakkar, Founder & CEO, Triple A Solutions Pvt. Ltd.||Achieving “Value Proposition fit” & “Business fit”||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szAMdS80pAY|
|20||Mr. Avelo Roy, MD, Kolkata Ventures (Kolkata)||Lean Startup and minimum viable product||https://youtu.be/XN_WHSib6ik|
|21||Mr. Avelo Roy, MD, Kolkata Ventures (Kolkata)||Angel Investment/ VC Funding Opportunity for Early Stage Entrepreneurs||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWeH71OWvR8|
|22|| Mr. Frédéric Ktorza, C.E.O at Cho You |
Mr. Sanjoy Chatterjee, Chair of NASSCOM East
|Celebration of “World Entrepreneurs Day”||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tSGKBhTnwg|
|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||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnF01uKVIGA|
|25||Prof. Amlan Chakrabarti||National Innovation Day||https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V2ZV0LsJ3A|
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
EKTA Incubation Centre: firstname.lastname@example.org
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