Design Innovation Centre (DIC) of Allahabad University comes into existence under the leadership of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor. Design Innovation Centre working with Design Innovation Centre IIT-BHU as spoke partner under MHRD initiative program. Design Innovation Centre (DIC) of the University of Allahabad is engaged in innovative ventures under an overall coordination of Prof. R. K. Singh. DIC center has started working on two broader areas;SPOKE PARTNER IIT, BHU
Prof R. K. Singh
Professor of English and Professor In-charge, Academic Porgrammes
University of Allahabad
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An Innovative idea, design based project are invited from students studying in M.Sc./B.Sc./B.A in University of Allahabad. Design Innovation Centre will provide financial assistant for selected project.
Innovative idea, design and project call under Nanobiotechnology based Therapy & Bio-Entrepreneurship, Design Innovation Centre University of Allahabad
Translational research: A walk –through from class to innovative start-up ecosystem
A Invited talk organized on “Translational research: A walk –through from class to innovative start-up ecosystem” by Dr. Awadh Bihari Yadav, Centre of Biotechnology, Dr.Munish Kumar Department of Biochemistry & Dr. Dinesh Kumar Yadav, Department of Botany under Design Innovation Centre (DIC), University of Allahabad, on 10th October 2019. Prof. D. K. Chauhan, Head Department of Botany welcome to the speaker. Dr. Dinesh Kumar Yadav introduced the speaker, Dr. Swapnil Sinha, Founder Director & CEO of BioAptagen Laboratories Pvt., Ltd.. Dr. Yadav also threw light on the importance of Dr. Sinha’s discovery and research work in the form of innovative product/prototype. Dr. Sinha did her Ph.D. from CDRI Lucknow and Postdoctoral research from Canada and thereafter started working as Associate Professor at Down Town University Guhawati. She left her job and started her own company as start-up to develop diagnostic kits for UTI. Dr. Sinha delivered her talk on Translational research: A walk –through from class to innovative start-up ecosystem. In talk she share challenges and difficulty as an innovator faced after launching company as start-up and also share her own idea to short-out the problem of the society by innovation. She explained about choosing solution of any problem and how much innovative idea based solution yet economically viable to launching as in the form of product. She shared information to the students where they can get funding for their innovative idea supported by Indian Govt. under various scheme launch by Department of Biotechnology, Department of Science & Technology, DBT-BIRAC. Dr.Munish Kumar proposed vote of thank at the end of talk. More than 80 students comprising D.Phil. PG and UG students from different department of Science Faculty have attended the talk.Prof. D. K. Chauhan, Head of Botany Department, Dr. Dinesh Kumar Yadav, Dr. Rajiv Kumar Yadav, Dr. Munish Kumar, Dr. Pawan Jha & other faculties was present in the lecture.
A special talk on “” was organized by on 27 September 2019. Dr. Dinesh Kumar Yadav welcomed and introduced the speaker, to the participants. Dr. Yadav also threw light on the importance of IPR in context to innovation and science to the students. Dr. Pandey delivered her talk on IPR & Innovation. In her talk Dr. Pandey explained the difference between theft and Piracy She also explained Intellectual Property Rights and their importance in innovation that boosts the morale of innovator by monetary benefits and recognition to innovate more ideas and translational products for the benefit of the society. More than 30 students comprising D.Phil. and PG students from Centre of Biotechnology and Centre of Bioinformatics attended the talk. Dr. Dinesh Kumar Yadav, Dr. Pramod Katara, Anshuman Singh, Chandra Bhan Yadav, & other faculties was present in the lecture.
Special Lecture on “Design Based Innovation Opportunity for UG/PG Students in the University System”
A special lecture on “Design Based Innovation Opportunity for UG/PG Students in the University System” was organised by Dr. Awadh Bihari Yadav, DIC Project Director, Dr. Dinesh Kumar Yadav, Department of Botany & Dr. Munish Kumar, Department of Biochemistry on 11th January 2019 at 11.30 AM at DD Pant Auditorium, Department of Botany. The invited speaker of talk was Dr. Manish Arora, Coordinator Design Innovation Centre, BHU Varanasi and Prof. Jagdamba Singh, Dean Science & IIDS Director chair the session. Dr. Dinesh Kumar Yadav, Department of Botany welcome the dignitaries, students and other participants. Prof. Singh through the light on an importance of lecture on Innovation and correlate with natural innovation & their role in routine life. Prof. Singh also tell students innovation always happen in past without any documentation and now time comes to document it and peruse to develop innovative products which ease life of human society in daily life. Dr Arora give his talk on Innovation Opportunity for students at university level. Dr Arora beautifully explain to the student how to develop interest and enthusiasm which will help to pursue their dream which might be ultimately will help to develop new innovative design or product. He tell students what’s opportunity available for them supported by Govt. and different organisation funded by Govt. More Than 150 UG/PG and Research students was present in the talk from different Departments, Centres of science faculty. Faculties from different department was also present in the lecture. Prof. Anupam Dikshit, Department of Botany proposed vote of thank. Prof. D. K. Chauhan, Prof. Neelam Yadav, Dr. Suranjit Kumar and Dr. Munish Kumar was also present there.