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

Webinar on e-mobility: An insight to electrification of automobiles

The IEDC of Vidya conducted an international level webinar on Electric Vehicles on 13 June 2021 through Google Meet. The ...
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Beautiful creations from waste materials: How?

A one hour session title "craft from waste materials" was conducted by IEDC on 5 June 2021, World Environment Day, ...
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“The Startup Road Map: Chapter 1 – The total structure a startup should know”

A two hour webinar titled ‘The Startup Road Map: Chapter 1 - The total structure a startup should know" was ...
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IEDC conducts national workshop on robotics

The IEDC of Vidya  conducted a national workshop on Industrial Robotics on 9 May 2021. The resource person for the ...
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CSE staff member attends FDP on “Tech FOSS – Accelerating FOSS Technologies”

Mr Shali K R (Server Administrator, CSE Dept) participated in a Faculty Development Programme on "Tech FOSS - Accelerating FOSS ...
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IEDC organises webinar on India’s coal bed methane potential

IEDC of Vidya conducted a webinar on “India's Coal Bed Methane Potential". The session held on 1 May 2021 was ...
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