Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Center(IEDC)
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) at Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education is established an initiative of National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi. With an aim of develop institutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture in academic institutions to foster growth of innovation and entrepreneurship among the faculty and students.Every year this center is providing financial support to number of students for developing innovative products. Up to one lakh rupees for each idea. Apart from this financial support we are providing the mentoring and Infrastructural support for these projects.Also this center is arranging so many classes and camps to promote technology based innovation and entrepreneurship among the students.
“To be a self funded department catering to the needs of young entrepreneurs with innovative ideas of national/international importance and societal needs”.
“Develop a mechanism with required infrastructure that can enable students and faculty to innovate and prototype their innovation with support from Govt., industry and academic institution”.