NH-7, Karur-Madurai National Highway, Puthambur (P.O), Karur, Tamilnadu.

INNOVATION AND START-UP

Valluvar  College of  Science and Management (VCSM), Karur, has adopted National innovation and start-up policy (NISP) under the aegis of the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ministry of Innovation Cell (MIC). The policy aims at promoting innovation and start-up culture among the students and faculty of Higher education institutes.

VCSM –ISP  Vision

The vision of the National Innovation & Start-up Policy at VCSM is

To educate students with entrepreneurship skills  which promotes employment opportunities  in the society and induces  socio-economic development .

To re-energise and rejuvenate our higher education institute through innovation and excellence-both in academics and research.

VCSM –ISP Mission

The Mission of the National Innovation & Start-up Policy at VCSM is

To build a vibrant startup ecosystem, by establishing a network between academia, financial institutions, industries, and other institutes.

Dedicated Infrastructure & Facilities to Promote Innovation & Entrepreneurship at HEI

Innovation at the grassroot level, developing prototypes, solving issues while generating intellectual property rights.

National Innovation and Start-up Policy

The ‘National Innovation and Start-up Policy 2019 for students and faculty in HEIs was launched by Hon’ble Minister of Education, Shri  Ramesh Pokhriyal  ‘Nishank’ on 11th September 2019 at AICTE, New Delhi.This policy intends to guide HEIs for promoting students’ driven innovations & start-ups and to engage the students and faculty in innovation and start up activities in campus. The policy aims at enabling HEIs to build, streamline and strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in campus and will be instrumental in leveraging the potential of student’s creative problem solving and entrepreneurial mind-set, and promoting a strong intra and inter institutional partnerships with ecosystem enablers and different stakeholders at regional, national and international level. The policy is being implemented by MoE’s Innovation Cell and in coordination AICTE, UGC, state/ UT governments and universities. Implementation of policy has been undertaken for quick adoption by HEIs. The present policy is a way forward to the earlier version of AICTE’s Start-up Policy which was launched in the year 2016 to complement the Startup Action Plan under the Startup India and Stand-up India Program launched by Hon’ble Prime Minster of India.

 

Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation Policy

The Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation Policy 2018-2023, aims to provide an enabling, innovative ecosystem in the State. Implementation of the policy will enable the State to emerge as the “Knowledge Capital” and “Innovation Hub” of the country. It will also attract entrepreneurs and investors across the globe.

To create, support and nurture a vibrant Startup ecosystem in Tamil Nadu resulting in innovation and entrepreneurship driven employment and economic growth, facilitating creation of at least 5000 Startups including 10 global high growth Startups by 2023.

 

Policy Problem or Thrust Area

S. No

Plan

1

VCSM Strategies & Governance for Promoting Innovation & Entrepreneurship

2

Creating Innovation Pipeline and Pathways for Entrepreneurs

3

 Building Organizational Capacity, Human Resources and Incentives

4

Collaboration Co-creation and Business Relationship and Knowledge Exchange

5

Norms for Faculty & Student Driven Innovations and Start-ups

6

Incentivizing Faculty & Students for Entrepreneurship

7

Norms for Faculty Start-up

8

Incubation & Pre-Incubation support

9

IP Ownership Rights for Technologies Developed at VCSM

10

Pedagogy & Learning Interventions for Supporting Innovations & Start-ups

11

Entrepreneurial Performance Impact Assessment

 

Services offered at the institution for entrepreneurship & Innovation

Institute facilitates the start-up activities/ technology development by allowing students/ faculty/ staff to use institute infrastructure and facilities, as per the choice of the potential entrepreneur in the following manner:

The institution is the member of EDII Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute ( EDII),Tamilnadu,

Organizes Business plan competition, Demo day (startups will present their ideas as well as prototypes), One Day Market for student entrepreneurs.

Offers Certificate courses on Innovation & Entrepreneurship through SWAYAM and COURSERA.

Faculties facilitate in a variety of areas including technology guidance, ideation, creativity, design thinking, development, R & D Support, fund raising, financial management, new venture planning, business development, product development, social entrepreneurship, product costing, marketing and Outreach,.

The Center provides technical mentorship, business mentorship and financial advisory services to our students.

Short-term Objectives:

 Participation in Smart India Hackathon (SIH)

Emerging  Institute  in ARIIA Ranking  and securing reward points in IIC Activities.

Ideation (IDEA) Camp, Boot Camp and State Level Pitching to develop the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the HEI.

Number of Collaborations with start-ups /Industry Associations /Knowledge Agencies to promote I & E activities and/or internship opportunities

Strategic partnership with National Innovation Foundation (NIF) of India to submit ideas and apply for schemes

Field/Exposure Visit to Incubation Unit/Patent Facilitation Centre/Technology Transfer Centre

Trained Innovation Ambassadors at HEI

Long term Objectives

Institutional Membership at NEN, Consistently Organizing  Entrepreneurship awareness program in association with  MSME, NSDC, Chennai and NSIC

Generate revenue through Consultancy works and student start-ups

Creation of pre-incubation and incubation centre and facilities in the institute by using internal / external resources.

Funding Opportunities for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development MSME, Women Entrepreneurship Platform(WEP), National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation(NMDFC) and National small industries Corporation(NSIC), etc,

Commencement of   UG/ PG Program  in Enterpreneurship.

Commercialization of products innovated by the students and receive patents for it.

NISP  Committee – VCSM

SI. NO

NAME

  IN-CHARGE

1

Mr.K.Senguttuvan

Chairman

2

Miss Ragavi Senguttuvan

Governing Council Member

3

Dr.G.Vincent

 Principal

4

Mr.V.Arvindh

 NISP Coordinator

5

Mr.B.Gobinath

Innovation Activity Coordinator

6

Mr.M.Priya

Start-Up Activity Coordinator

7

Dr.R.Athilakshmi

 IPR Activity Coordinator

8

Dr.G.Radhika

 ARIIA Activity Coordinator

9

Mr.M.Selvarasu

Head Department of Business Administration

10

Mrs.M.Nathiya

Head Department of Fashion Technology

11

Mrs.A.Ramya

Head Department of English

12

Mr.Nagarajan

Head Department of Physics

13

Mr.S.Anandan

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

14

Mr.S.Tamilselvan

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

15

Mr.N.Arun

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

16

Mrs. R.Kanchana

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science


Hello :)
Can I help you?
Powered by