MOUNT ZION COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY



ABOUT IIC


       Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India has established ‘MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst 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 informative years. MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs will be established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.



OUR WORK


Major focus of IIC

      

  • 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 technical students




Functions of IICs

      

  • 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
      



CONSTITUTION OF IIC COUNCIL


S.NO. FACULTY NAME POSITION ASSIGNED IN IIC PHOTO
1 Mrs.N.Radha President
2 Ms.S.Reka Convener, Internship Activity Coordinator
3 Mrs.I. ReginaMary IPR Activity Coordinator, ARIIA Coordinator
4 Mr.S.Ganesan Innovation Activity Coordinator
5 Mr.M. Vinoth Kumar Startup Activity Coordinator, NIRF Coordinator
6 Ms.B.Gayathri Socail Media Coordinator
      

WORKSHOP ATTENDED

      

  • Dr S.Sendil Kumar attended workshop on “Funding Opportunities for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development” @ RMK Engineering College, Chennai on 09th November 2019
  • Mrs.N.Radha attended IIC Innovation Ambassador Training Series in "DESIGN THINKING & INNOVATIONS” organised by Institution’s Innovation Council & MHRD’s Innovation Council @ Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology , Coimbatore on 6th & 7th January 2020
  • Dr S.Sendil Kumar attended IIC Innovation Ambassador Training Series in "IPR & TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER” organised by Institution’s Innovation Council & MHRD’s Innovation Council @ Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology , Coimbatore on 6th & 7th January 2020
  • Mrs.N.Radha has undergone Innovation Ambassador Training (Advanced Level) conducted by MoE’s Innovation Cell & AICTE during the period from 30th June – 30th July 2021 in online mode.
  • Dr.V.Kavitha, Mr.N.Jagadeesh and Mrs.I.ReginaMary undergone Innovation Ambassador Training (Foundation Level) conducted by MoE’s Innovation Cell & AICTE during the period from 30th June – 30th July 2021 in online mode.
      

FUNDING RECEIVED

       Received Rs 40,000/- funding support from MHRD Innovation Cell to organise impact lecture session on the theme of Innovation, IPR, Startup and Entrepreneurship.       

      

ACHIEVEMENTS

      

  • Students VR.Arun, J.Adhithya, J.Salai Nibunamani, JM.Mohamed Hasan Khan, T.Divya, B.Pavithra won cash Award of Rs. 75000/- in Smart India Hackathon 2019 held at Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai
  • Students Rahul Kumar Singh, S.Rajesh, S.Sivakama Sundari, S.Kaviya, T.Divya, B.Pavithra won cash Award of Rs. 1,00,000/- in Smart India Hackathon 2020 held at Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka in virtual mode.
  • IIC of MZCET secured excellent rating and was bestowed with 5 star rating for its outstanding activities and performance during the academic year 2019-20 (IIC 2.0)
  • 11 student teams of MZCET participated in TOYCATHON 2021 and 2 teams shortlisted for National Level Grand Finale under Hardware Edition organised by Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell & AICTE
  • 20 student teams of MZCET submitted their ideas and prototypes in Young India combating COVID with Knowledge, technology And Innovation (YUKTI 2.0).
  • MZCET selected as MENTOR IIC INSTITUTION for the MENTOR MENTEE PROGRAM 2021-22 for the execution of IIC 4.0 by Ministry of Education & AICTE, Govt. of India
  • IIC of MZCET secured excellent rating and was bestowed with highest rating of 4 star rating for its outstanding activities and performance during the academic year 2020-21 (IIC 3.0)
  • MZCET is recognized in the band “PERFORMER” under the category “Colleges/Institutes (Private/Self Financed) – Technical” in ATAL Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2021, a flagship program of the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
      



2019-2020




CONTACT US


The Programme Officer,
Institution’s Innovation Council
Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology
Pudukkottai-622 507.
Phone: 04333-294400
E-mail: iic@mountzion.ac.in