Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC)/IPR/RM

RIT Entrepreneurship Development Cell

RIT Roorkee, Department of Management Studies, inaugurated the E- Cell on 25th November 2019. The inauguration was done by Dr Ajit K. Nigam (Associate Dean- Incubation Center, UPES, Dehradun) in association with Startup Uttarakhand in presence of Dr Parag Jain (Director, RIT Roorkee), Mr. Amit Kumar Rawat, Dr Aruna Bhat (HOD Management), Prof. Ajay Singh, Dr Amit Tanwar, Dr Deepak Arya, Mr Vishal Sharma and other faculties.


The inauguration was followed by welcoming the dignitaries. Dr Nirmesh Sharma (Assistant Professor- Management Department) addressed the event and gave floral welcome to the guests. After saying a few words about Dr Nigam, she highlighted the importance of opening an E-Cell in the institute and motivating the students to participate actively in the E- Cell activities.


Dr. Nigam interacted with the students of B.Tech (first and second-year) and MBA by making them understand what actually a start up is. He emphasized on inculcating the feeling of entrepreneurship amongst students. Further Mr. Mohit Nagpal (Assistant Professor – UPES, Dehradun) gave valuable insights on the difference between an Entrepreneur and a Manager. He also explained various schemes run by Start-Up Uttarakhand and MSME. Mr Vaibhav Mishra (President E Cell -UPES, Dehradun) detailed about startup events held on regular-basis in UPES, Dehradun and most importantly the ways through which an idea can easily be transformed into a Business Product.


Dr Nigam further interacted with faculties from various departments and solved the queries asked by the faculties during the interaction. He emphasized on conducting various activities based on Startups and how the government of Uttarakhand is helping the young entrepreneurs in starting these start-ups. He discussed the various guidelines of Uttarakhand government and listed the ten major sectors where students can take up a problem pertaining to society and get it solved.


Mr. Vaibhav Mishra elaborated on the various activities conducted at UPES viz. “Stratagem, Ted-Ex-UPES, Business Plan competitions” and other such activities where students can participate and learn to refine their raw ideas into presentable ones. The faculties also play a role in motivating students and giving them a proper direction.


S.No.TitleEvent Type
1My Story- Motivation Session by Successful Entrepreneur/ Start up FounderEDC
2Workshop on Entrepreneurship DevelopmentEDC
3Entrepreneurship (NIDHI PRAYAS and NIDHI EIR)EDC
4An expert talk on innovation and patent grantIPR
5Webinar on IPRIPR
6IPR Awareness ProgramIPR
7Field/ exposure visit to incubation unitIPR
8Demo day/ Exhibition/ Poster presentation of business planIPR
9Innovation and Entrepreneurship on HEIs for Aatmnirbhar Bharat & Celeberating 75 years of independenceIPR
10Session on Entrepreneurship IPR
11Start Ups ConclaveIPR
12Research and Innovation Patent GrantIPR
S.No.TitleEvent Type
1Workshop on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation as Career Opportunity”EDC
2Session on Angel investment/ VC funding opportunity for early stage entrepreneurs.EDC
3Session on Accelerators/ Incubation – Opportunities for the students and faculty – Early Stage EntrepreneurshipEDC
4Orientation Session on National Innovation and Startup Policy (NISP)IPR
5Session on identifying intellectual property component at the early stage of innovationIPR
6Session on Process of Innovation DevelopmentIPR
7Interactive session/ Mentoring session with successful start-up foundersIPR
8Session/ Panel discussion with innovation and startup ecosystem enablers from the region/ state/ national level.IPR
9Session on Why IP is important in academia?IPR
10Patents and PateomaticIPR
11Expert Session on innovation and technology transferIPR
12Field/ Exposure visit to incubation unit/ patent facilitation Centre/ Technology Transfer Centre/ Co-working spaces.IPR
13Innovation EcosystemIPR
14Motivation Speech on launching innovative productIPR