Vidya Talent Center (VTC) is an initiative of VICT that acts as a bridge between academia and Industry. VTC foster research and entrepreneurial exploration that transform innovative ideas from concept to reality and help the campus remain relevant in both academia and the marketplace.
Vidya Talent Center signed an MoU with TIMed; (Technology Incubation for Medical devices and Biomaterials) Biomedical technology wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram on 20 June 2022, at TIMed headquarters, Trivandrum. Mr Balram S (Chief Executive Officer, TIMed) and Mr Sureshlal (Executive Director, VICT) signed the MoU in the presence of Dr Kala Bharathan (Asso Prof, ECE Dept & Head, VTC). As per the MoU, TIMed will conduct seminars, workshops and training programmes for the students and faculty members of VAST regarding the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) filing, patenting procedures, and start-up incubation from time to time. TIMed will also offer guidance on the valuation of IPR, commercialization of the product and overall facilitation of linkages between academia and industry.