Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation among 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 their developmental stage. In the year 2018, MIC launched the Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) program in collaboration with AICTE for Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) to promote innovation. A network of these IICs was established to promote innovation in the Institution through innumerable modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.
It’s our proud privilege to proclaim that S.A. ENGINEERING COLLEGE, has joined hands with MoE to foster the culture of Entrepreneurship and innovation in the institute. SAEC IICs has been promoting innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.
To actively involved in developing the paradigm of innovative mindset, devise guidelines for promoting innovation and incubation among students and faculty members, and creating a robust innovation and Startup ecosystem across the institute.
To develop a system with required infrastructure that can empower students and faculty to innovate and prototype their ideas with industrial standards.
To support initiatives for innovations, startups and in handling Intellectual Property rights which will boost our education system and there by growing the national economic and social development.
Functions of IICs
To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem by conducting various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities recommended by Central MIC in time bounded 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.
Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARIIA)
Establish functional ecosystem for exploring Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.