Mar Ephraem

College of Engineering and Technology

CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MARTHANDAM

APPROVED BY AICTE, AFFILIATED TO ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI

TOWARDS LIGHT

IEC and IPR CELL
Intellectual Property Right Cell

      Intellectual Property Right Cell of Mar Ephraem College of Engineering and Technology has been constituted to provide learning and interactive interface for intellectuals, engineers, scholars and professionals interested in Intellectual Property Rights.

Objective:

  • To create awareness in various forms of IPR, and the rules and regulation of intellectual property rights (IPRs) especially patent filing to all staff and students of our college.
  • To create understanding about general IPRs like Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights and Designs, and unconventional rights like Geographical Indications, Plant Varieties and Topographies of Circuits by collaborating various organizations and eminent personnel who are actively involved in IP management.
  • To support the faculty and students in protecting the IP and patent filing.


Major Activities :

  • Increasing IP awareness among faculty & students within the institute.
  • Managing and protection of the institutional IP through patenting and other IP forms.
  • To encourage faculty staff and students towards product oriented research level
  • To fill the gap between industry and academic institute in terms of IP utilization and commercialization.
  • Provision of legal counsel in terms of IP issues and policy matters to institute faculty and students who involved in research.


Co-ordinator

      Mr. S. Arun AP/Mech


Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell

      Mar Ephraem Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell is focused on creating an inspirational entrepreneurship and innovation culture amongst all segments. Especially youngsters, leading to creation and growth of large number of innovative businesses, especially in the manufacturing sector. Our IEDC supports to start ups, tanning and mentoring on budding & existing entrepreneurs.

Functions:

  • To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes in the region for the benefit of S&T persons.
  • To develop and introduce curriculum on Entrepreneurship Development at various levels including degree/diploma courses of the parent institution and other institutes in the region.
  • To guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support systems and information on various technologies
  • To arrange visits to industries for prospective entrepreneurs
  • To extend necessary guidance and escort services to the trainees in obtaining approval and execution of their projects.
  • To act as a Regional Information Centre on business opportunities, processes, technologies, market, etc. by creating and maintaining relevant databases.
  • To provide testing, calibration, quality assurance, design, tool room, pilot plant and other facilities for Entrepreneurs besides expertise in Intellectual Property rights, Patents search, etc.
  • To render advice to sick enterprises and assist the entrepreneurs in rehabilitating them.
  • To conduct skill development training programmes leading to self/wage employment.


IEDC Team

Sl. No. Name Position

1.

Dr. Melba kani

Co-ordinator

2.

Mr. Rajeev

Board Member

3.

Mr. Anand Rejilin

Board Member

4.

Mr. V Suresh

Board Member

5.

Mr. Bright Brabin Winsly

Board Member

6.

Mr. Leo Bright Singh

Board Member

Activities:

  • Dr. Melba kani and Prof. Manoj had undergone "Faculty Development Program on entrepreneurship" organized by Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering supported by EDI, Ahmadabad. From 12th to 24th June 2017.
  • All the faculty members of Mar Ephraem have been trained through FDP in Entrepreneurship on 5th January 2016
  • Organised Entrepreneurship awareness camp on 25-07-2016 to 27-07-2016 and 03-08-2016 to 05-08-2016.
  • Mr. Bright Brabin Winsley J, Mr. Stalin and Judes Lenin participated FDP on Entrepreneurship sponsored by NSTEDB, DST at EDI, Ahemadabad from 14th to 25th December 2015