• Start-Up Cell:

    Start-Up Cell is the facility established to nurture young (startup) firms during their initial period. It usually provides affordable space, shared offices and technical services, hand-on management training, marketing support and access to some form of financing.

  • Need of Start-Up Cell:

    To strengthen and motivate students through a supportive environment that helps them to establish their business ideas and develop their concepts into market ready products.

  • Objective:

    Objective of this cell is to help create and grow young business by providing them with necessary support and financial and technical services.

Start Up Ecosystem:

Institute has established a dedicated Innovation and Start Up Cell in collaboration with Center for innovation, incubation and linkages (CIIL) SPPU, Pune for providing required support to all start up activities. Cell has a sound local ecosystem which includes strong infrastructural facilities like dedicated office space, testing facilities in all department laboratories, e-library, and high speed internet. Cell has many representatives on board from different sectors including technical, marketing, commerce, legal, intellectual property rights, alumni, entrepreneurs etc. Also through collaboration with CIIL, selected feasible ideas will be totally supported by ecosystem developed at University level right from idea phase up to commercialization. Institute has a separate ED Cell which has a dedicated team of expert faculties from all departments and sections. This team has the potential to provide support for the feasibility analysis, market survey, project planning, and techno-commercial analysis of any innovative idea proposed by students.


  1. Feasibility assessment of presented idea

  2. Market survey

  3. Identification of team and service providers

  4. Arrangement of resources

  5. Planning of activities

  6. Execution

Thrust Areas of Innovation & Start-Up Cell:

  1. CAD/CAM/CAE , Condition Monitoring, Wear Testing,

  2. Machine Learning, Parallel Processing, Big data analytics

  3. VLSI, Embedded Programming

  4. IOT, PLC Automation, Soft Computing,

  5. Embedded Defense Instrumentation, Electric Drives, Control Systems

  6. Sand, bricks, soil, concrete, timber, bitumen, waste water etc.

Membership Registration Form:

Click Here: Startup Club Membership Registration Form

Cell structure:

Sr.No. Name of faculty/student Department Responsibility
1 Dr. A. A. Kapse Mechanical Engineering Head
2 Mr.S. J. Suryawanshi Mechanical Engineering Coordinator
3 Rajguru Swapnil Bhaskar Mechanical Engineering Student Member
4 Shantanu Hemant Metkar Mechanical Engineering Student Member
5 Payal Anil pagariya Information Technology Engineering Student Member
6 Aman Ostwal Computer Engineering Student Member
7 Soham Deshpande Information Technology Engineering Student Member
8 Mr.Ajay kumar Katore Refrotech Synergy Pvt.Ltd., Nasik Invitee member
9 Mr.Vikram Kulkarni Kulkarni Builders, Nasik Invitee member
1 Mr.A.P.Shelorkar Civil Engineering Member
2 Mr.S.T.Datir Computer Engineering Member
3 Mr.V.P.Gawai E & TC Engineering Member
4 Dr.A.R.Kulkarni Instrumentation & Control Engineering Member
5 Ms.U.S.Tambe IT Engineering Member
6 Mr.R.S.Thakare Mechanical Engineering Member
7 Mr.N.J.Salunke MBA Member

Action Plan:

Sr.No. Activity
1 Formation of startup club & registration of students in the club
2 Identification of mentor pool from local ecosystem
3 Induction workshops for new students
4 Visits of club members to startup units
5 Preparation of action plan for startup activities
6 Exposure of students and faculty to startup culture
7 Organization of lectures of entrepreneurs
8 Formation of industry interaction cell for getting industry problems and inviting experts as mentors
9 Formation of social entrepreneurship cell
10 Formation of group of students and faculty interested in starting a startup
11 Involvement of alumni in college startup
12 Market surveys for identified products/processes/systems
13 Encouragement to students to participate in E-summit, hackathons and similar startup and innovation related exposure programmes at various places
14 IPR Cell creation for promoting and facilitating Intellectual Property Rights related endeavors
15 Access to existing labs and similar infrastructure to student innovators and startups beyond class hours