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Learning Resources on Innovations
Updated on 29 May, 2024


 
There is a need of knowledge and information on innovation and entrepreneurship related topics among the innovators. The NCIDE has been organising various activities and generating resources on innovation, entrepreneurship and startups. Several experts have contributed their knowledge towards these topics. The NCIDE faculty also has been developing resource materials on innovation and creativity for the benefit of the faculty and students. The NCIDE faculty has been writing articles and papers from time to time which are published in different Magazines, Books and Newsletters, etc. Some such resources on innovation by the faculty and other experts are listed below:
 
Video Resources
Title of Talk
Description
Link
Innovation and StartUp
Innovator Students of IGNOU talk about their journey of innovation.
 
Innovation and Startup Ecosystem in the University
The experts describe the innovation ecosystem developed at IGNOU.
 
Can I be an Innovator?
A talk about how one can become an innovator.
 
Why should I think of Entrepreneurship in my life?
A talk on the importance of being an entrepreneur.
 
Converting Your Idea or Prototype into a Startup
A talk on how to convert one’s innovative idea into a startup.
 
Financial Assistance for Startups with a Focus on Bio-Engineering
A talk on the different avenues available for receiving funding assistance by Startups.
 
Intellectual Property Rights and Startups
A talk on the importance of IPR for Startups.
 
Creativity Tools and Innovation
A talk on various aspects of creativity and how to use the creativity tool SCAMPER.
 
Importance of Entrepreneurial Skills for IGNOU Students
A talk on an academic programme of IGNOU on Entrepreneurial Skills.
 
Innovation and Startups in Food Processing Sector
A Talk on the various types of innovations carried out in the Food Processing Sector.
 
Let’s Be an Entrepreneur
A talk on the various aspects of how to become an entrepreneur.
 
Student Innovation Award- A Scheme to Identify and Recognize Innovator Students of IGNOU
A talk about the Student Innovation Award Scheme of IGNOU.
 
How to Find the Right Problem to Solve as an Entrepreneur?
A talk about the identification of the right problem to solve.
 
Innovation in Healthcare Sector
A talk about the latest innovations in the healthcare sector.
 
Procedure to Obtain a Patent in India
A talk on the process of obtaining patent protection.
 
Eco-innovations for Sustainable Development
A talk about the latest eco- innovations .
 
Communication Skills that Every Entrepreneur Must Master and How to Master Them
A talk on the importance of communication skills for an entrepreneur.
 
New Mantras in Startup Corridors: Understanding Rules of Game
A talk on the different aspects of startups.
 
How to register a Company/Startup
A talk on how to register a company.
 
The World of Startups: Some Myths and Realities
A talk on some of the prevailing myths and ground realities of startups.
 
Innovation - An Amalgamation of Education, Skills & Creativity
A talk on the importance of innovation in higher education institutions.
 
My Story – Motivational Session by Successful Entrepreneurs/Startup Founder
A motivational talk by an IGNOU Student innovator and startup founder.
 
Design Thinking and Innovation
A talk on the various aspects of design thinking and its importance in innovation.
 
Emotional Intelligence and Entrepreneurship
A talk on the aspect of emotional intelligence for entrepreneurs.
 
Business Incubator in Educational Institutions – A Window of Opportunity for Entrepreneur Students
A talk on business incubators and its importance.
 
Government Support for Startups: Know the way to help your Business
A talk on different schemes of the government to boost startups.
 
Current Startup Ecosystem and How to Pitch startup to Investors
A talk on how to pitch for funding.
 
Planning for Start-Ups and Viable Funding Opportunities for Early Stage Entrepreneurial Ventures
A talk on funding opportunities.
 
Journey of My Startup: Sorditcon
A motivational talk by an innovator and startup founder.
 
Integrating Start-Up, Innovation and Entrepreneurship - A Design Thinking Approach
A talk on various aspects of design thinking.
 
Getting started with Startups
A talk on how to plan for a startup.
 
Entrepreneurial Journey: Social Challenges as Opportunity
A motivational talk by an IGNOU Student innovator and startup founder.
 
Innovative Approaches to Podcasting in Education
A talk on the innovative use of podcasting by IGNOU student innovator.
 
Startups in Tourism: Back to Nature
A motivational talk by an IGNOU Student innovator and startup founder.
 
KEYA-AI: An Innovator's Journey
A motivational talk by an IGNOU Student innovator.
 
Pillar to Build Innovative Solution
A talk on how to build an innovative solution by an IGNOU Student innovator.
Importance of Trademark for a Startup
A talk on the importance of trademark and servicemark for a startup.
 
Entrepreneurship – Why, What and How?
A motivational talk by an IGNOU Student innovator and startup founder.
 
Innovation for Smart Habitat
A talk on innovations for smart habitat and transportation.
 
Communication in the Journey of Startup
A talk on the nuances of communication at different levels in a startup.
 
Geographical Indicators: Way to Promote Startups in Traditional Knowledge
A talk on the importance of Geographical Indicators and their importance in promoting startups.
 
 
Story of My Startup : The Amritsar Store
A motivational talk by an IGNOU Student innovator and startup founder.
 
Practising Innovation in Problem Solving: Root Cause Analysis
A talk on the importance of the root cause analysis in innovation.
 
My Journey: Entrepreneurship in Organic Farming
A motivational talk by an IGNOU Student innovator and startup founder.
 
Career Transition in Data Analytics
A talk on the various career options in the field of data analytics by an innovator student.
 
Defining Vision and Strategy for a Startup
A talk on the importance of vision and strategy for a startup and how to design and develop them.
 
Startups in Agriculture: My Story
A motivational talk by an IGNOU Student innovator and startup founder.
 
Significance of Prior Art while Filing your IP
A talk on the importance of prior art while applying for IPR protection.
 
Environmental Innovative Ideas and Startups - Success Stories for Youths”
A talk on the emerging environmental themes for innovative interventions.
 
 
 
 
Articles
  1. Innovation – A Way of Life
  2. What is Innovation
  3. Open Innovations
  4. Open Innovation – The Innovation Model of the 21st Century
  5. Open Innovation through Crowdsourcing
  6. Taxi Ride Sharing – Is it not a Example of Disruptive Innovation
  7. Need for a National Creativity and Innovation Drive
  8. Setting up of Innovation Clubs
  9. The Start Ups – Innovative Solutions to Reduce the Gap between Jobs and Jobs Seekers
  10. IDEABANK@IGNOU – Launched on the Occasion of World Creativity and Innovation Day
  11. Attribute Listing – A Creativity Technique
  12. Nature Inspired Innovations
  13. Innovation – The Emerging Perspective
  14. Moving from JUGAAD Systemize Innovation
  15. Nurturing Innovations in Open and Distance Learning System
  16. Innovation, Ethics and Productivity – The Challenges Ahead
  17. Creativity and You
  18. Innovations in Education of Marginalized Children
  19. Saving Grains from Rats in Tribal Areas
  20. Mudra – An Innovative Device Helping Deaf-Mute People to Talk
  21. Pursuit of Innovation in Vedic Studies
  22. Band Aid – An Innovation Evolved from a Love Story
  23. Futsal – An Innovative Format of Football
  24. Farmer Friendly Biogas Compressor
  25. Hon’ble Former President of India, Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam : A Tribute to a Great Innovator of Our Times
  26. Exploring a Scientist in Ourselves
  27. Inclusive Education of Marginalized Children
  28. Educating the Girl Child

 

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[Updated on 10-Apr-2024]