Institution Innovation Council

Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has established an ‘Innovation cell’ with a purpose of systematically fostering the culture of Innovation in all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the country.

MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) will focus on creating complete ecosystem which will foster the culture of Innovation across all educational institutions from ideas generation to pre-incubation, incubation and graduating from the incubator as successful start-ups. MIC will also work on designing ranking system to identify institutions in the forefront of innovation. 

Ministry of Education has established ‘MoE’s Innovation Cell’ with the mandate to work closely with our Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to encourage the creative energy of our student population to work on new ideas and innovation and promote them to create start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures. 

MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs) across selected HEIs. A network of IICs is established to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion ecosystem in the campuses. A network of more than 950 IICs was established on 21st November 2018. 

Major Focus 
  • 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 technology students. 
Function of IIC in SJB Institution of Technology
  • 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.
# Date Description 
20-8-2020 Sadbhavan divas oath 
15-9-2020 Engineers day 
15-9-2020 Workshop on Entrepreneurship Development Phases 
20-10-2020  IKS Orientation Session 
15-10-2020 KAPILA: Kalam Program for IP Literacy and Awareness 
18-12-2020 Panel Discussion on Atmanirbhar Bharat- Vocal for Local, Make in India for the world. 
29-01-2021  Orientation Session on National Education Policy (with a focus on Innovation and entrepreneurship 
09-01-2021  Orientation session for all students & faculties of Institute by Innovation Ambassador 
05-1-2021 Toy Hackathon 
IIC Committee members
#NameCell ExpertsDepartment
1Dr. T. MadhusudhanPresidentMechanical Engg.
2Dr. Krishna A NVice PresidentCSE
3Mr. Naveena Kumar R RConvenerMechanical Engg.
4Mr. Anil Kumar GIPR Activity CoordinatorMechanical Engg.
5Dr. Somashekar KARIIA CoordinatorECE
6Dr. Chandrappa D NInternship Activity CoordinatorECE
7Mr. Chetan RInnovation Activity CoordinatorISE
8Mr. Gowtham KNIRF CoordinatorMechanical Engg.
9Mrs. Chaithra H KSocial Media CoordinatorCSE
10Mr. Puneeth H CStartup Activity CoordinatorCivil Engg.
11Mrs. Chaithra B KMemberMechanical Engg.
12Dr. Mamatha Mahesh GowdaMemberEEE
13Dr. Varun V LMemberMathematics
14Mr. Rahul R RaiMemberECE
15Mr. Bharath T SMemberMBA
16Mr. Sachin B VMemberCivil Engg.
17Mrs. Roopa D RMemberPhysics
18Mr. Paramesh M SMemberChemistry
19Mr. Kiran Kumar VMemberISE

Activity Reports

#Academic Year
12019-20
22018-19