Welcome to IEDC Cell, Pondicherry Engineering College.
The Incubator & Entrepreneurship Development Cell of Pondicherry Engineering College was initiated to provide a platform to assist and enable young entrepreneurs to initiate technology startup companies for commercial exploitation of technologies developed by them. The IEDC of Pondicherry Engineering College also enables the budding entrepreneurs to showcase and test their abilities to run a start up business. The cell provides a range of resources that enables it to : Empower students, faculty and staff to pursue entrepreneurial achievements that improve people’s lives, drive the economy and help innovators bridge the gap between inventor and venture capitalist. Connect current students with Engineering alumni who work in the start-up community. Provide grants for students to pursue their own ideas for companies and products. Support, simplify and clarify student intellectual property transfer processes for students and the broader community. Develop and maintain an entrepreneurship certificate program so that engineering students can take courses in innovation and business from experts in entrepreneurial community.
Entrepreneurship and innovation are critical for the growth of any economy, in an increasingly competitive world. They become even more critical for India as its demographic dividend can only be realized with rapid creation of employment and income generation opportunities.Global experience shows that, apart from creating wealth and boosting the economy, new businesses also create disproportionately more jobs than established ones.
Activities of the Cell
The cell actively creates an environment for the young graduates to test their business ideas with minimal risks. The cell facilitates the following events for the young first generation entrepreneurs.
TEQIP Phase II - Sponsored Short Term Training Programme (STTP) On "ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Promoting Innovations and Business Ventures" October 17th to 22nd October,2016.
Become a student member of Incubator & Entrepreneurship Development Cell of Pondicherry Engineering College, avail countless benefits as a first generation Entrepreneur.
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One day Contact Program by NEN foundation on 05-04-2016 organized by IEDC cell of Pondicherry Engineering College.Mrs.Vishnu Priya,Regional Manager- NEN Foundation will address the student members.
The Incubator & Entrepreneurship Development Cell of Pondicherry Engineering College is organising one day workshop on Online - Entrepreneurship, "Earn from the Internet"
What you will Learn ?
Project Proposals are invited from student members for kick starting campus companies through IEDC cell of Pondicherry Engineering College. Selected proposals would be short listed for a seed funding of Rs.10,000 from IEDC cell. If you are looking for test implementing your business idea, this is the time for you. Bring out the Entrepreneur in you.
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