K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering & Information Technology has established Institution’s Innovation Council (KJSIEIT - IIC) under the guidelines of MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) to promote innovation and entrepreneurship at Institute level. The goal of KJSIEIT – IIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young minds of students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes as well as products.

Throughout the year, KJSIEIT - IIC conducts various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities for the students like seminars, webinars, interactions with entrepreneurs, idea competition, design competition, PoC development workshops, mini-challenges, hackathons, etc. with the involvement of industries, thus creating a vibrant local innovation ecosystem in the institute.

Throughout the year, KJSIEIT - IIC conducts various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities for the students like seminars, webinars, interactions with entrepreneurs, idea competition, design competition, PoC development workshops, mini-challenges, hackathons, etc. with the involvement of industries, thus creating a vibrant local innovation ecosystem in the institute.

Achievements

On the foundation day of MHRD’s Innovation Cell, Institution’s Innovation Council of K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering & Information Technology (KJSIEIT – IIC) was awarded as:

One of the Top 25 Institution’s Innovation Councils in the Nation (among 952 Institution Innovation Councils across the nation) for the year 2018-19

One of the Top 3 Institution’s Innovation Councils in Western/WRO Zone (among 159 Institution Innovation Councils across the western zone) for the year 2018-19

Upcoming Events

Smart India Hackathon Grand Finale

National Innovation Contest

Past Events

A webinar on “Leadership Goals” by Shri Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group on January 08, 2019.

A seminar on “Intellectual Property Rights” by Mr. Parvez Kudrolli, Principal Associate, Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys and a webinar on “IPR for Students and Faculty Members” by Ms. Swetasree Majumder, Principal, Fidus Law Chamber on January 10, 2019.

 

A webinar on “Planning for Career” by Shri Anand Deshpande, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Persistent Systems on January 24, 2019.

 

15 Teams from KJSIEIT participated in Smart India Hackathon - India’s biggest open innovation model. Students of KJSIEIT stood 1st for the project by Mahindra and Mahindra (Farm EQ) and won a prize money of Rs.75000/-.

 

Innovative Idea Competition organized on March 16, 2019 to promote innovation and entrepreneurship for the students of FE, SE and TE of the institute.

A webinar on “The Art of Decision Making” by Shri Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor, Govt. of India on March 19, 2019.

 

A webinar on “Future of Technical Education in India” by Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE on April 10, 2019.

 
12 Jun 2019

Logo Competition for IIC on theme Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Team spirit or Networking.

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12 Jun 2019

Workshop on “Cognitive Skills, Design Thinking and Critical Thinking” by Dr. S. N. Teli

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12 Jun 2019

PoC Competition towards preparation of National PoC Competition by MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) and AICTE

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12 Jun 2019

Logo Competition for IIC on theme Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Team spirit or Networking.

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12 Jun 2019

Workshop on “Cognitive Skills, Design Thinking and Critical Thinking” by Dr. S. N. Teli

more
12 Jun 2019

PoC Competition towards preparation of National PoC Competition by MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) and AICTE

more
12 Jun 2019

Logo Competition for IIC on theme Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Team spirit or Networking.

more
12 Jun 2019

Workshop on “Cognitive Skills, Design Thinking and Critical Thinking” by Dr. S. N. Teli

more
12 Jun 2019

PoC Competition towards preparation of National PoC Competition by MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) and AICTE

more
12 Jun 2019

Logo Competition for IIC on theme Innovation, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Team spirit or Networking.

more
12 Jun 2019

Workshop on “Cognitive Skills, Design Thinking and Critical Thinking” by Dr. S. N. Teli

more
12 Jun 2019

PoC Competition towards preparation of National PoC Competition by MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) and AICTE

more
KJSIEIT – IIC Team

The team consists of the following members

Designation Name
President Dr. Suresh Ukarande,
Principal
Convener Dr. Radhika Kotecha,
Associate Professor and Head of Department - Information Technology
Innovation Activity Coordinator Prof. Sejal Shal,
Assistant Professor - Electronics Engineering
Start-up Activity Coordinator Prof. Martand Jha,
Assistant Professor - Electronics and Telecommunication Engineeringa
Internship Coordinator Prof. Harsh Bhor,
Assistant Professor - Information Technology
IPR Activity Coordinator Dr. Anamika Singh,
Assistant Professor - Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Social Media Coordinator Dr. Vrushali Deole,
Assistant Professor – Basic Science and Humanities
Social Media Coordinator Mr. Vishal Patil,
Assistant Professor – Computer Engineering
Member Mr. Raza Ansari,
Lab Assistant - Information Technology
Member Mr. Vishal Khadekar,
Lab Assistant - Information Technology
Representative for nearby Incubation Center Mr. Raj Dhirvani, Innovation Catalyst,
Research Innovation Incubation Design Labs, Somaiya Vidyavihar, Mumbai
Representative of FI/Bank/Investor/Angel Investor/VC Mr. Apporv Sharma,
Co-founder & President of Venture Catalyst, Mumbai
Expert from Industry Mr. Ashutosh Sinha, Co-founder & Managing Director, RobonomicsAI
Alumni Entrepreneur from Host Institute Mr. Prashant Nair,
CognitoIT Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Navi Mumbai
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