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• The institute was recognized with NewGen IEDC funded by DST, NewDelhi and Established by EDII, Ahmedabad, in the year 2017 with a fund of Rs.2.875 crore to develop 85 numbers of commercially viable student projects.

• leading to emerging student start-ups. In addition to the above, a maker’s space for new product development.The maker’s space consists of two exclusive laboratories as Ideation lab and the creation lab.

• The equipment facilities are provided in the ideation and creation lab by considering the life cycle of a typical product development process, starting from ideation up to final product development.

• In particular, a library is established with books on Entrepreneurship, new product development and IPR; A digital fabrication lab with three numbers of 3D printers, a laser cutting machine and a CNC engraving machine tool.

• The creation lab is provided with many tools and equipment to perform various mechanical and electrical works. So far, 45 patents have been filed, and three patents have been granted through the products developed in this maker’s space.

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About NEC-NewGen IEDC

National Engineering College is awarded with NewGen IEDC scheme in the academic year 2017-18. The NEC NewGen IEDC centre is established in NEC and successfully completed two academic years and there by developed 25 number of commercially viable products

22 numbers of patents are filed from the outcomes of the projects and 2 student start-ups are developed. Beyond product development, the centre actively functions by conducting varies Entrepreneurship orientation programmes, entrepreneurship lecture series and so on to encourage the Techno-Entrepreneurial culture among the students.

In addition, in order to commercialize the developed products, it is planned to conduct a product exhibition for disseminating the products to general public and Industrial persons.

In this connection, A product expo is organized by the centre on 21st & 22nd September 2019 for showcasing the NewGen IEDC funded products developed in the year 2017-18.

Dr.Sunil Shukla, Director, EDII, Ahmedabad have arrived as chief guest and inaugurated the Product Expo. The student’s projects for the third batch of NEC NewGen IEDC are about to be sanctioned in near future.


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