An Entrepreneurship Development club is functioning in this Institute to inculcate the culture of entrepreneurship among the students and to equip them with the skills, techniques and confidence to act as torch bearers of “Enterprise” for the new generation. Formally inaugurated on 05/08/2005 by Mr IK Ayyappan, General Manager, District Industries Centre, Thrissur, the club has around 300 student members. One of the main objectives of the club is to change the mindset on the negative attitude prevailing in the state for taking up entrepreneurship as a career.The EDC & Startup has been converted to IEDC VAST on 16-11-2016..

  • Creation of Entrepreneurship Development Cell  is on continuous basis  to help create value added jobs and services.
  • Fostering the entrepreneurial spirit. Create Awareness about Technology Incubation and Commercialization of R & D products and processes.
  • Developing tools for Technology Transfer.
  • Promote small & medium industries.
  • Assistance to existing incubates by way of specialized services e.g patenting, “Copyright” arrangement of venture capital, helping towards marketing of products & processes awareness.

EDC has a panel of Training and Technical consultants.Entrepreneurs are provided office space in the incubation centre to set up their R&D / business operations. The centre has the following facilities.

  • Finished office space with air-conditioning.
  • Furniture
  • Continuous power supply
  • Maintenance services
  • Networking
  • Start Up Village
  • Virtual Incubation
  • Project Facility for Students

Latest Events & Achievements of IEDC VAST

IEDC organises Kerala Start Up Mission funded FDP on Innovation Thinking, Research and Funding

The IEDC VAST, under the leadership of its Nodal Officer Ms Swapana E V M, has come up with a ...
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Institution’s Innovation Council organises workshop on “Cognitive Skill, Design Thinking and Critical Thinking”

The Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) of Vidya conducted a half-day workshop on "Cognitive Skill, Design Thinking and Critical Thinking" on ...
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IEDC organises workshop on Intellectual Property Rights

The IEDC of the College organised a half-day workshop on Intellectual Property Rights on 4 December 2018 for the benefit ...
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Vidya students present “Closed Drainage Mud Waste Collection Device” in an International Conference

A paper titled "Closed Drainage Mud Waste Collection Device (CDMWCD)" and authored jointly by Adel Kabeer, Sylvester N J , ...
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IEDC organises competition to select projects for funding

Vidya's IEDC (Innovation and Entrepreneur Development Cell) organised a Project Competition on 25 October 2018 to select the best projects ...
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IEDC’s presentation competition on Grassroots Innovators

Vidya's IEDC (Institution and Entrepreneur development Cell) organised a presentation competition based on the theme "Grassroots Innovators" on 12 November ...
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