Institute Innovation Council

Institute Innovation Council

PMIST Institute Innovation Council ID: IC201810657
About PMIST's Institution Innovation Council
Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology is one of a few institutions (from the inception) which formed the Institution Innovation Council under Ministry of Education (formerly MHRD) & AICTE. The total number of institutions was around 700 in 2018 and in 2021 it was more than 3000 institutions).
In PMIST a separate entity namely Periyar Technology Business Incubator (Section 8 company' Periyar TBI; has been functioning with focus on Innovation, IPR, Start-up and Entrepreneurship. Periyar TBI's efforts helped PMIST to develop the innovation and entrepreneurial culture among the students and faculty members.
The Institution Innovation Council at PMIST worked in tandem with Periyar TBI and with other external experts (innovators and entrepreneurs) to achieve the goal set by Ministry of Education which resulted in conferring with 4 star on PMIST in 2018 and 5 star in 2019. The maximum rating was 4 stars in the year 2018 and in 2019 the maximum rating was 5 stars. PMIST received the maximum rating of 4 & 5 stars in both years. Apart the above mentioned activities, IIC@ PMIST also facilitates students and faculty members to take distance learning courses at World Intellectual Property Rights (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland.
Source: Ministry of Education, Govt. of India Website:
Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India has established 'MoE's Innovation Cell (MIC)' to systematically foster the culture of Innovation among 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 in formative stages.
Function of Institution Innovation Council (IIC) at PMIST
To conduct various Innovation, IPR and entrepreneurship-related programmes.
To Identify and share success stories of Entrepreneurs.
To organize periodic Webinars/workshops/Poster Presentations and interactions with entrepreneurs and create a linkage for student innovators.
Creating an Institution's Innovation web page to highlight innovative projects carried out by the faculty and students.
Conducting Hackathons, idea competition etc. with the linkage with industries.
Institute Innovation Council Members
IIC Team comprises the following faculty members and students at PMIST.
PMIST IIC's Head Dr. S. Velusami
Vice Chancellor
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PMIST IIC's President Dr. Kumaran Shanmugam,
Assoc. Prof.& Dean Research (i/c)
PMIST's Institution Innovation Ambassadors Design Thinking
Ar. N. Ramesh Babu
Associate Professor & Head
Department of Architecture

Dr.Mohammad Danish
Asst. Professor
Department of Chemistry

Dr. P. Guru
Asst. Professor
Department of Management

IPR & Commercialization
Dr. S. Kumaran (Kumaran Shannumgam)
Assoc. Prof. - Dept. of Biotechnology
Member from Periyar Technology Business Incubator Dr. A. P. Aruna,
Periyar Technology Business Incubator,
Students (two names are mentioned) Ms. G. Aysvarya, Final year Biotechnology
Mr. R. Shankar, Final year Biotechnology
List of programmes organized/facilitated by IIC@PMIST
Sl. No. Year Title of the programme Period
1 2019 Workshop on Cognitive skills, design thinking and critical thinking using local resource persons 09.04.2019
2 2019 Basic Concepts of Effective Research Planning, Scientific Writing and Successful Communications 24.03.2019
3 2019 Skill Development workshop for Polytechnic Students 05.03.2019 & 06.03.2019
4 2019 Patent Cooperation Treaty- Online course - World Intellectual Property Organization 06.09.2019 & 07.09.2019
5 2019 Web of Science Advanced Series 07.10.2019
6 2019 Basic Concept of Research, Scientific Writing and Scientific Communication 28.11.2019
7 2019 Entrepreneurship in Tamil Nadu: The trillion dollar dream, Lecture by Suresh Sambandham, Founder orangescape, Entrepreneur Community Enabler Thought leader Technologist 09.11.2019
8 2019 Requirments for Operations of RPAS / Drones in India, Lecture by Requirments for Operation of RPAS / Drones in India 17.12.2019
9 2019 One Day Workshop on Startup Opportunities - Roll of IT, Lecture by Mr.Sathish Ganesan, Director, GCI M.Sc., (Kuala Lumpur) Global IT delivery expert, Healthcare & Telecom Industry 01.11.2019
10 2019 Strategies to Conserve the Biodiversity of Native Cattle Breed in India, Lecture by Thiru Karthikeya Sivasenapathy, Managing Trustee, Senaapathy Kangayam Cattle Research Foundation. 04.10.2019
11 2019 Design Workshop on Product Design - Idea to Detail lecture by Ar. N. Ramesh Babu, Head Department of Architecture, PMIST Ar. Saranya Venkatesan, Assistant Professor / Department of Architecture, PMIST 24.10.2019
12 2019 Sharing Biocline's Business Experience and Challenges lecture by Prabakaran Subramaniyan, CEO, Biocline 23.10.2020
13 2019 Discussion on Intellectual Property Rights and Development - Exclusive for Science & Engineering, lecture by Dr.A.Yamuna, Senior Associate, Patents (Biotech & Biosciences) from K&S Partners Intellectual Property Attorney 25.11.2019
14 2019 Developing the Tradition into the Technology, Lecture by Purushothaman Balakrishnan 31.11.2019
15 2018 Entrepreneurship in Tamil Nadu: The trillion dollar dream 09.10.2018
16 2019 Innovation the way forward to be successful entrepreneur 25.10.2019
17 2020 Start up opportunities for students 11.02.2020
18 2020 Workshop on Research Ethics & Methodology 12.02.2020
19 2020 Skill Development workshop for Polytechnic Students 27.02.2020 & 28.02.2020
20 2020 Entrepreneurial Innovations Required in the Modern Era 29.02.2020
21 2020 Certificate Receivd: Promoting access to medical technologies and innovation - A WHO, WIPO, WTO Executive Courses on the intersections between public health, Intellectual Property and Trade 01.04.2020 - 06.05.2020
22 2020 Leadership Talk by Prof.Anil D Sahasrbudhe 09.04.2020
23 2020 Leadership Talk by Prof.Partha Chakraborty 10.04.2020
24 2020 Leadership Talk by Mr.Abhishek Singh 11.04.2020
25 2020 Leadership talk by Padma Bhushan Dr.VK Saraswat 13.04.2020
26 2020 Leadership talk by Dr. Anand Deshpande 14.04.2020
27 2020 Leadership talk by Ms Shradha Sharma 15.04.2020
28 2020 Leadership talk by Dr.Vinay Sahasrabuddhe 16.04.2020
29 2020 Leadership talk by Mr.Ronnie Screwvala 17.04.2020
30 2020 Leadership talk by Pro. KK Aggarwal 18.04.2020
31 2020 Leadership talk by Mr.Yashraj Bhardwaj 20.04.2020
32 2020 Leadership talk by Dr.Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande 21.04.2020
33 2020 Leadership talk by Dr.Nilesh N Oak 30.05.2020
34 2020 Ariviya - Successful start - up in IIT - Madras Research Park Bioincubation Cell, Lecture by Dr.M.Sivakumar, Chief Technology Officer 25.02.2020
35 2020 Plan for start - Up and Legal and Ethical Steps, Lecture by Dr.A.P.Aruna, CEO, Periyar Technology Business Incubator 11.03.2020
36 2020 Igniting Innovation, Lecture by Mr.M.Manikandan 13.03.2020
37 2020 Intellectual Property Rights for engineers, Lecture by Dr.S.Kumaran, Dean Research, PMIST 10.03.2020
38 2020 Session 17: Interaction with student Innovators and Entrepreneurs Emerged from Smart India Hackathon (SIH) - Online 22.05.2020
39 2020 Session 16: Frugal Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship - Online 21.05.2020
40 2020 Session 15: Use of Market Data and Application of Marketing Research Tools and Methodology - Increasing chances of Survivalist of Innovation and Venture - Advance Level - Online 20.05.2020
41 2020 Session 14: Idea, Entrepreneurship Opportunities, Business Model and Business Plan 19.05.2020
42 2020 Session 13: Innovation Risk Diagnostic de"Product Rubric (IPR) 15.05.2020
43 2020 Session 12: Understanding Role and Application role of Marketing Research Idea to start up stage - Foundation level 14.05.2020
44 2020 Session 11: Innovating Self-Screen and Identify right opportunities 13.05.2020
45 2020 Session 10: Legal and Ethical steps - Productive Entrepreneurship and start-up 12.05.2020
46 2020 Session 9: Understanding Angel and Venture Capital Funding - What is there for Early stage innovators & Entrepreneurs 08.05.2020
47 2020 Session 8: Intellectual Property Right (IP) Management at Early stage of Innovation and Start-ups 07.05.2020
48 2020 Session 7: How to identify Right Problem and solution using the Double Diamond Approach in Design 06.05.2020
49 2020 Session 6: Entrepreneurship, Business Idea and Business Model Canvas 05.05.2020
50 2020 Session 5: Hangout with Successful start-up Founder 04.05.2020
51 2020 Session 4: Role of Network Enablers in driving I & E in heist - A case of tie, India 01.05.2020
52 2020 Session 3: Hangout with Emerging Innovator & Entrepreneurs Supported through MIC & AICTE 30.04.2020
53 2020 Session 2: Role and Importance of Pre-incubators and Accerators in heis - Harnessing Innovation and Entrepreneurial Potential of students and Faculties at Early Stage 29.05.2020
54 2020 Session1: National Innovation and Startup Policy for students and Faculty 2019 - A Guiding Framework for HEI for Implementation 28.05.2020
55 2020 Online knowledge gaining (Quiz) on World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) - World Intellectual Property Day - on 26th April 2020 - Institution Innovation Council @ Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology (PMIST) 26.4.2020 to 4.6.2020
56 2020 Business Plan competition 11.02.2020
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PMIST Institution of Innovation Council
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