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

ME students attend State-level conclave of EDCs

A team of ME students of Vidya attended the State-level conclave of  Entrepreneurship Development Clubs (EDCs) held in Thiruvananthapuram during ...
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Vyvidh ’20 Project Expo: Prize winners

For a detailed report on Vyvidh '20, click HERE. The  grand techno-cultural fest of Vidya,Vyvidh '20, was held in the ...
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Invited talk series on entrepreneurship launched with a talk on cloud operations of Rybbon Inc, USA

A soft launch of a series of invited talks for promoting the culture entrepreneurship in Vidya was organised on 18 ...
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New Nodal Officer for IEDC

The Principal has appointed Dr Raju C K (Professor, Computer Science & Engineering Dept) as the Nodal Officer of IEDC ...
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IEDC conducts Orientation Programme for lateral entry students

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) of Vidya conducted an Orientation Programme for its newly joined members  on 19 ...
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Alumni achievement

RivLET  was a hardware project  related to intelligent water management system developed by a team of Vidya's alumni and which ...
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