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.
- School of Allied Health Sciences VMRF-DU has been recognized as ATAL TINKERING LAB to mentor 2 Government schools
Process of Innovation Development, Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
Feb 27, 2023
Institution Innovation Council, School of Allied Health Sciences organized, Organise an Expert talk on the Process of Innovation Development, Technology Readiness Level (TRL); Commercialisation of Lab Technologies & Tech-Transfer Resource Person: Dr.R.Ezhilan, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, VMKV Engineering College, Salem on 27th January 2023
Entrepreneurship Skill, Attitude and Behavior Development
Jan 30, 2023
The *Institution Innovation Council* organized a Workshop on *"Entrepreneurship Skill, Attitude and Behaviour Development"* Guest speaker: *Dr.T.Sheela*, Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication, VMKVEC, Salem. Date: *30.01.2023
Jan 30, 2023
WORKSHOP ON PRE-INCUBATION UNITS-30.1.23
Exposure and field visit for problem identification
Jan 25, 2023
School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem. The Institution Innovation Council organized "Exposure and field visit for problem identification" at Incubation visiting center, Sona college of engineering and technology, Salem.-25.1.23
Workshop on Design Thinking, Critical Thinking, and Innovation Thinking
Jan 24, 2023
School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem. The Institution Innovation Council organizes an expert talk on "Workshop on Design Thinking, Critical Thinking, and Innovation Thinking"*. Resource Person: *Mr.Divakaran J, M.E, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Vivekananda College of Engineering for Women, Namakkal on 24th January 2023.
My Story - Motivational Session by Successful Innovators
Jan 23, 2023
School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem. The Institution Innovation Council organized an expert talk on "My Story - Motivational Session by Successful Innovators". Guest speaker: Dr.P.Sellamuthu, Associate Professor, VMKV Engineering College, Salem.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Jan 20, 2023
School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem. The Institution Innovation Council organised a expert talk on "Innovation and Entrepreneurship " Guest speaker: Dr.R.Ramesh, Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, Knowledge Institute of Technology,.
Jan 07, 2023
Institution Innovation Cell, and E Cell of School of Allied Health Sciences, Salem, VMRF (DU) and Ganesan Incubation and Entrepreneurship Cell (GIEC)Chennai in association with Startup TN, Erode Regional Hub, organized a Hackathon on 7.1.2023 at SAHS College Campus. Around 100 students from various colleges participated in the event and 8 of our SAHS students won cash prizes. Kudos to all students and the organizing team Dr.Silambarasan, Prof Ms.Tamilchudar, Mr.Satish and Ms.Priya.
Entrepreneurship & Innovation As Career Opportunity
Jan 04, 2023
Institution Innovation Council & E cell ,School of Allied Health Sciences, VMRF-DU, Salem Organized '' Worshop On *Entrepreneurship & Innovation As Career Opportunity "*on 04/01/2023.More than 100 Students and 10 Faculties were benefited .
Aug 29, 2022
Institution Innovation Council, School of Allied Health Sciences, Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation organized a “Student Startup” workshop on 29th August 2022. More than 45 Students and 5 Faculties were benefited.
"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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.