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 conducts practical sessions on sustainable energy

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) of Vidya organised  practical sessions  on sustainable energy for the benefit of the ...
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FOSSers of Vidya participate in Vyvidh 19

“Vyvidh”, the most awaited technological fest organized at Vidya, was held on the 8 - 9 February 2019. During Vyvidh ...
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BTech CSE student wins Best Software Product Award at CUSAT’s Make-a-Ton Hackathon

Subin Siby (S3 BTech CSE B) along with Sreeram Venkitesh (S3 BTech ECE, Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam) participated ...
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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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