B.S. Abdur Rahman University,
Seethakathi Estate,
Chennai -600048.
Phone :+91-44-22751347,48,50,75


Activities of APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Centre

  • A team comprising of Dr. U. Sabura Banu, Dr.  Latha Tamilselvan,  Dr C. Tharini, members of Student Engagement Team (SET) visited the Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, IIT Madras  and Innovation and Incubation Centre, Hindustan University on 10.8.2015.  The team members had a detailed discussion with Mr. James Rajanayagam, Project Consultant, K. Vijayalaksmi, Project Officer and Vidhiya Saravanan, Project Associate regarding the activities carried out in CSIE and establishment of Innovation Centre in B.S. Abdur Rahman University. 

  • The first meeting of the Student Innovation Centre was conducted on 20th of August, 2015 at Seminar Hall, EIE Department.  Dr. V. M. Perisamy, Vice Chancellor and Dr. V. Murugesan, Registrar briefed about the importance of students getting involved in Innovations of social impact.  Department faculty co-ordinators and student representative attended the meeting.  

  • Motivational experience sharing workshop was conducted on 12.9.2015 in Seminar Hall, III floor, Mechanical Sciences Block by the IDDS participants from B.S. Abdur Rahman University. 

  • A special lecture was given on "Design Thinking and Innovation" by Ms. Yasmeen Fatimah, University of USA on 10th September 2015.

  • APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation centre was inaugurated by Dr. Akhtar Badshah, Chief Catalyst, Catalytic Innovation Group on 15th October 2015 birthday of our founder Alhai B.S. Abdur Rahman and our former president Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.  The function was presided by Mr. Abdul Qadir A. Rahman Buhari, Chairman, Board of Management, B.S. Abdur Rahman University.  Twelve innovative projects were displayed in the Innovation centre

  • Mr. Abdul Qadir A. Rahman Buhari, Chairman, Board of Management, delivered a speech in the Master class session.


 Seventeen Faculty and five students participated in TIECON 2015 Master class and Conference.

  • Dr. U. Sabura Banu, Professor visited Universities and Innovation Centres in United Kingdom during 10th November to 15th November 2015.   She visited  many colleges, i.e., King's College, Trinity College, St. John's college and labs such as Watson's and Crick's Lab, Mathematical bridge, Cavendish Lab, in Cambridge University on 11th November 2015 and visited the research facilities in the Biotechnology Unit and Chemical Engineering Department.

  • She visited Sussex Innovation Centre which is hosted in Central City location even though the University is located in a remote place far from the city.  The centre helps in start-ups by way of mentoring to get-off right start, to get smart decision in selecting the right job and organize workshops/seminars to help them build skills. 

  • She then visited the Impact Hub Westminster on 13th November 2015, which was established in 2011, a global network housing flexible working spaces for incubators with positive social and environmental impact which provides a platform for the start-ups through collaboration and support.  She visited Entrepreneurship Career Centre at London Business School on 14th November 2015.

  • Mr. Suryarajan, AP/Mechanical Department has received a grant for the IDDS project "Neonatal temperature measurement" and implementation of the project is carried out by Dr. U. Sabura Banu, Mr. Suryarajan and their team in January 2016.

  •  Innovative Idea Contest "INNO IDEA CONTEST 2016"  to be conducted by A.P.J Abdul Kalam Innovation centre of B.S Abdur Rahman University on 27.04.2016 .For more info follow the link  www.bsarsic.wix.com/innocontest