The buzzword across the globe for the 21st century is ‘Innovation’. Without innovation no country can achieve sustainable development and prosperity. 21st century is century of Innovation. Innovation should become the part of educational culture of all students, and it must not be limited only to students of professional courses. Innovation means original thinking /and everyone can contribute their ideas to promote innovation.
Young Innovators Program (YIP) is a Govt of Kerala initiative run by Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC). The goal of the program is to expose students to a culture of innovation. YIP aims to empower the youth to innovate products, services or solutions to meet the emerging requirements of the market/society/country through an innovative challenge.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) at St. Berchmans College is established in collaboration with the Kerala Startup Mission, a Govt. of Kerala. IEDC aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurial culture among the students. Students will be encouraged to translate their innovative ideas into prototypes without the fear of failure. IEDC will provide the first launch pad for a student’s entrepreneurial journey.