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Institution’s Innovation Council

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IIC Establishment Certificate

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 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.

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 Technology 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.

The IIC Council of the College consists of the following members:

Head of the Institution : Dr. Shaju Varghese
President : Dr. Renu Susan Samuel, Dept of Economics
Convenor : Dr. Sona S. Dev, Dept of Biotechnology
External Expert : Dr. Viju Jacob, MD, Synthite Industries
Alumni Entrepreneurs :
1) Sri. Joji Varghese
2) Sri. Alias K Peter
Department Name of the Faculty Roles Assigned
English Smt. Nayomi Rajan Vice President
Chemistry Smt. Asha Paul
Pol. Sc. Smt. Jocelyn Jose IPR Activity Coordinator
History Smt. Elsa Sunny M
Physics Ms. Soumya Kuriakose Start-up Activity Coordinator
Zoology Dr. Susha T K
Botany Smt. Remya G Nair
Mathematics Dr. Jaya Paul Internship Activity Coordinator
Hindi Dr. Sindhu P Kauma
Malayalam Dr. Bincy Dominic
Commerce Sri. Binu Mathew Innovation Activity
Library Sc. Ms. Asha D. Varghese Social Media
Commerce SF Dr. Bincy Baby NISP coordinator
MTA SF Smt. Shilpa Paul
Chemistry SF Smt. Reshma Prakash

Contact Info

St.Peter’s College
Kolenchery - 682 311, Ernakulam
District Kerala, India.

+91-484-559 84 08