MoU signed between DIIF and CL Educate
A memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between DPSRU Innovation and Incubation Foundation (DIIF) and CL educate on 18-th December, 2017 in Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University. This MoU was signed by Prof. Ramesh K. Goyal, Vice Chancellor, DPSRU with additional charge of Director, DIIF and Mr. Nikhil Mahajan, Executive Director & CEO, CL educate to improve the entrepreneurship and start- up eco-system and assist innovators, researchers and entrepreneurship aspirants in the university.
This MoU was signed for fostering collaboration on research, innovation and start-up incubation through CL Educate’s Worldwide Academia Industry Network (WAIN), an open innovation platform. WAIN, officially launched in 2016, is an initiative launched by CL Educate Limited, Asia’s largest edu corporate to bring together a host of stake holders who play a crucial role in creating a fertile innovation ecosystem in the country. The objective of WAIN Platform is to provide interlinked opportunities to both Academic Institutions and Companies to work together in areas such as ‘Research and Innovation’, ‘Academia-Industry Development Programs’ and create an innovation ecosystem for growth in India. The platform provides opportunities of corporate sponsored open research in Indian institutes, corporate funded research scholarships, for spotting application-oriented skilled talent and promoting transferable knowledge from academia to industry. This MoU will enable creation of robust healthcare and wellness start-up ecosystem on WAIN and DPSRU and showcase of youth driven innovations from DPSRU on WAIN before global industry and academic stakeholders. With this MOU and partnership of DIIF with CL Educate, the readiness of the university to take-off as an incubator seems to be complete.