Entrepreneurship & innovation

VGU focuses on supporting innovative ideas, technology dissemination and startup development through regular events undertaken by the research cell and its associated teams.

The VGU Innovation Council functional since 2017 promotes conduction of at least one seminar and workshop per month on campus related to domain specific and interdisciplinary advanced technologies, ideation & prototyping workshops, hackathon, designthon, boot camps, project competitions to promote and motivate the students & faculty towards technology development and innovation.

The university has provided matching grant to establish incubation centers on campus namely DST-RTBI, ACIC-VGU Foundation, VGU-TBI Foundation to facilitate and mentor the ideas towards business development.

VGU is ranked among top 50 private institutions in the country by Ministry of Education in ARIIA ranking consecutively for 2 years (2019-20, 2020-21).

The campus Innovation Centre has been rated with highest rating (4.5-star for year 2019-20 and 4 star for year 2020-21) by Ministry of Education in nation-wide MIIC ranking.

Currently supports 20+ rural technology-based start-ups.

Solfieldsagritech is a campus incubated startup with a revenue of 18.46 lakhs and8 employees currently.

Hukum Digital is campus borne startup working into IT products and in withmore than 15 prestigious clients from across the state and revenues of approx. 1 crore in 2 years.

Mittihub recently launched craft-based startup has been acknowledged by Niti Aayog as part of its success stories.

 

Ecosystem for entrepreneurship

VGU has taken up curricular initiatives to integrate Entrepreneurship as part of degree programs. Specially designed choice-based courses on entrepreneurship are offered to students of UG and PG programs of commerce, management, design, and agriculture domains. The students are also supported to take up credit transfer benefits as per the start-up policy.

Global Centre for Entrepreneurship and Commerce has been established with a vision to become a Centre of Excellence for development of entrepreneurial abilities among youth. The center hosts a variety of events such as Commerce Clave, Jaipur Students Entrepreneurship Fest, World Entrepreneurship Day, Fincon, Hackathon, Power Googling, Zenith, Start-up Dinner Sin and Saint and Powered Accelerator, Women entrepreneurs events.

Rural Technology Business Incubator funded by DST, Government of Rajasthan and ACIC- VGU foundation supported by NITI Aayog, Govt. of India located in academic block-VGU and span an area of around 15,000sq. ft., housing facilities like co-working spaces, meeting rooms, recording studio, domain labs and business labs.

Entrepreneurship Development Cell, Decoller created as a student club works towards spreading awareness about entrepreneurship among young students& faculty members. The club facilitates and motivates the students to participate in national level competitions events such as Boot Camps, B-Plan Competition, Pitch Sessions, and Design Thinking Workshops.

The IPR Cell established in 2018 conducts 2 workshops and seminars per semester to sensitize and promote the researchers towards patenting and copyright endeavors. The IPR cell in collaboration with domain experts, patent attorneys and DST, GOR organizes workshops and expert lectures on IPR filing processes and benefits for researchers and students. VGU faculty & students have filed 88 patents and design copyrights out of which 36 published till date.

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