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

Introduction to world of robotics

IEDC of Vidya, in association with the Robotics Club of Vidya and Vidya Skill Centre, conducted a two-day online workshop ...
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Vidya Skill Centre conducts two-day workshop on Photoshop

Vidya Skill Centre, in association with IE(I) and IEDC, conducted a two-day workshop on Adobe Photoshop for the technical staff ...
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Vidya Skill Centre to organise training in Photoshop to Lab Staff

Vidya Skill Centre, in association with IE(I) and IEDC, is organising a Hands on Training in the Photoshop software for ...
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“IEDC Meetup 2021”

The IEDC of Vidya had successfully conducted several online programmes after the outbreak of the Covid pandemic. For the first ...
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Kerala Startup Mission grants Rs two lakhs to Vidya’s IEDC

The great work Vidya's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) has been doing has obtained a notable recognition from the ...
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IEDC conducts two-day Entrepreneurship Awareness Workshop for the public

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt of India, in association with Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre ...
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