Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centres (IEDC)

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centres (IEDC) are platforms set up in Engineering, Management, Arts & Science Colleges and Polytechnics with an aim to provide students an opportunity to experiment and innovate. IEDCs works as the first launch pad for a student’s entrepreneurial journey and provide them with access to cutting edge technology, world class infrastructure, high quality mentorship, early risk capital and global exposure.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) is a flagship initiative of Kerala Startup Mission to promote innovation and entrepreneurship among the student and academic fraternity in the educational institutions in the State of Kerala and is considered as an umbrella programme that would play an instrumental role in fostering innovation culture in Academic institutions. The concept of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) is formulated to promote innovation and entrepreneurial culture in educational institutions and to develop institutional mechanisms to foster techno-entrepreneurship for generation of wealth and employment. The IEDCs are established in academic institutions across Kerala having requisite expertise and infrastructure.


To create an innovation culture among Innovators by introducing them the State-of-the-art technologies and positioning the Institution as a Learning and Innovation Platform by delivering technically competent and skilled Entrepreneurs.


The purpose of the IEDCs will be to act as an aspirational platform, for the l student entrepreneurs and tech savvy innovators, in skilling and sharpening their entrepreneurial skill sets. The selected innovators will be exposed to Innovation culture, emerging technologies and Business aspects with the implicit assumption that the delta will become an entrepreneur and all the other skilled talents will get high end jobs with the kind of exposure and skills they acquire.


To create IEDC as an Innovation Platform and to create future founders by promoting Innovation, Technology and Business Learning among student community


DUK IEDC was established in 2022, and presently it has emerged as a strong platform for our students to develop soft skills, technical skills, new ideas, etc. A number of programmes have been organized on a monthly basis to promote student startups, patents, and entrepreneurship. Moreover, it also provides interaction with entrepreneurs so that students can share their queries and ideas regarding startup. Also, IEDC funds quality projects to convert student ideas into prototypes. We have a strong executive committee that is responsible for planning and conducting the events.

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