Academics

About IIC

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’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 while they are informative years.

MIC has envisioned 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 these campuses.

Close to 5000 staff members including renowned faculty, technical and other experts serve our student community to achieve excellence in education and to make studying at VMRF institutions an extremely pleasurable and rewarding experience. The success of VMRF lies in its highly qualified and experienced faculty who are competent and dedicated to provide excellent education. VMRF takes pride in being the only one of its kind in India that has established three medical colleges, one dental college, and two engineering colleges apart from other paramedical and homoeopathy colleges.


Major Focus of IIC

  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem
  • Start-up / entrepreneurship supporting Mechanism in HEIs
  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARRIA)
  • Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting ideas and Pre-incubation of ideas
  • Develop better Cognitive Ability amongst 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.

Recognition, Mentorship

  • School of Allied Health Sciences VMRF-DU has been recognized as ATAL TINKERING LAB to mentor 2 Government schools

IIC Activities


"IPR In India"

Aug 22, 2022

School of Allied Health Sciences, VIMS Hospital Campus, VMRF-DU, Salem and the Institution Innovation Council is organized Workshop on "IPR In India" Date:22.06. 2022.


Innovation and startup Ecosystem Enablers

Aug 04, 2022

Institution Innovation Council of school of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem Organises a Webinar on " *Innovation and stratup Ecosystem Enablers from Regional/State/National level"* on 04.08.2022. 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Meeting link: https://adminsahs.webex.com/adminsahs/j.php...


Creative Problem solving process by generating innovative solution with counter faculty thinking in creation of a product

Jul 25, 2022

On the occasion, Institution Innovation Council and E-Cell in association with GIEC, School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem organised a Workshop on "Creative problem solving process by Generating innovative solution with counter Factual thinking in creation of a product” on 25.07.2022 @ 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM


Prototype process design and Development prototyping towards Mup

Jul 22, 2022


Lean startup & Minimum viable product/Business

Jul 21, 2022

Institution Innovation Council , School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem Organised a Webinar on "Lean startup&Minimum Viable Product/Business” on 21.07.2022 @ 2:00PM


Legality steps and ethical guidelines for a startup in development of new product

Jul 15, 2022

On the occasion, Institution Innovation Council and E-Cell in Association with GIEC, School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem organised a Workshop on "Legality Steps and Ethical Guidelines for a Startup in Development of New Product” on 15.07.2022 from 12.00PM to 1.00PM.


CREATING A STUDENTS INNOVATOR IN TO AN ENTREPRENEUR”

Jul 14, 2022

Institution Innovation Council and Association with GIEC, School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem  organises a Workshop on "CREATING A STUDENTS INNOVATOR IN TO AN ENTREPRENEUR” on 14.07.2022 @ 10.00AM to 11.00PM. Pre-Registration is mandatory.  Kindly register through the below link: https://fahs.ac.in/reg/creating-students-innovator-into-entrepreneur


INNOVATION / PROTOTYPEVALIDATION - CONVERTING INNOVATION INTO A STARTUP '

Jul 11, 2022

Institution Innovation Cell,School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem
organized a Webinar on " INNOVATION / PROTOTYPEVALIDATION - CONVERTING INNOVATION INTO A STARTUP ' on 11.07.2022 @ 11.00AM to 12.00PM. More than 200 participated have actively participated.


Workshop on Business Plan and Prototype Development with Innovation

Jun 14, 2022

School of Allied Health Sciences,Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation-DU,Institution Innovation Council organized Workshop on Business Plan and Prototype Development with Innovation during the workshop, Around 100 students have participated actively and learn the knowledge about Prototype Innovation in the workshop. 


National Technology Day 2022

May 11, 2022

School of Allied Health Sciences, VIMS Hospital Campus, VMRF-DU, Salem and the Institution Innovation Council is organizing an Online Quiz Programme on 11th May 2022 to celebrate National Technology Day-2022. E- Certificate will be provided.  Participation Quiz Link: https://fahs.ac.in/fahs-quiz/national-technology-day-2022


World Entrepreneur Day

Aug 21, 2021


World Intellectual property rights day

Apr 26, 2021

On the occasion of World Intellectual property rights day 26th April 2021 school of allied health sciences VMRF-DU celebrates with a online quiz on IPR click on the link,  participate and gets e certificate. Link - https:// fahs.ac.in/fahs- quiz /world-ipr-day


Intellectual property rights

Mar 24, 2021


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WEBINAR ON MOTIVATIONAL SESSION BY SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR

A motivational talk on the success of being an entrepreneur was given by Dr.D.Arvind Prasath, Department of Microbiology, Periyar University, Salem on 19-12-2020.This talk inspired lot of young minds and guided them in choosing entrepreneurship as their career part.

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WEBINAR ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION AS CAREER OPPURTUNITY

Webinar on entrepreneurship and innovation as career opportunity was held on 10.12.2020. Dr.Dhandapani,Assistant Professor,Department of Microbiology,Periyar University,Salem was invited as guest speaker,who delivered an interesting lecture on the innovative ideas for building up a strong career and tips for becoming a good entrepreneur.

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Talk on entrepreneurship by MR. N RAJAN

Students were given a session by Mr.N.Rajan,Asst.Professor,IIC President from Kirupanandavariyar Engineering college on Entrepreneurship Qualities.It gave an insight to our students some of whom are budding entrepreneurs.

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR) WORKSHOP

A workshop on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ was organized by IIC on 4th December 2019 at PIDC Hall,VIMS Hospital Campus. The resource persons Dr. M. Sundararaman. Professor and chair, Department of Marine Biotechnology, Co –ordinator, IPR ,Cell, Bharathidasan University, Trichy gave a session on “Insights On Intellectual Property Rights”,and Mr. N. Subramanian, Inhouse IP Trainer cum Analyst,IPR Cell, Bharathidasan University,Trichy.gave a session on “Opportunities In Intellectual Property Rights For Health Science Professional.

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TALK ON DESIGN THINKING- VIRTUAL REALITY IN AHS BY DR. RAMESH,MAHE

Workshop on “Innovation & Entrepreneurship” on 7 th December 2019 at Annapoorna Lecture Hall,VIMS Hospital Campus was organized by IIC. The resource person Dr. Ramesh, Asso.Prof, HoD, School of Allied Health Sciences,Manipal University, Bangalore gave a session on “Driving Healthcare Innovation to Market”.He explained how his patented virtual reality based instrument for vision therapy was patented and being marketed.It was well attended by the students and the faculty of SAHS.

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Awareness Workshop on National Innovation and Start up Policy

“Awareness Workshop on National Innovation and Start up Policy” on 23 rd Jan 2020 at PIDC Auditorium. Mr.M.Rajasekar,Asst.Prof-EEE, MHRD IIC Innovation Ambassador, Knowledge Institute of Technology, Salem was invited as a Guest speaker of this programme. He delivered the content about Start up Policy Guidelines, Start up Eco system & IP/Patent.

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Talk on INNOVATION by Mr. KARTHIK, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER,VIMS Hospital

Mr.Karthik,Biomedical Engineer fro VIMS Hospital gave an enlightening talk on INNOVATION –Ideas behind innovations and how to work on an idea to make it into a prototype.It was an eye opener for the students.

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