National Innovation & Start-up Policy (NISP)

The ‘National Innovation and Start-up Policy 2019 for students and faculty in HEIs was launched on 11th September 2019 at AICTE, New Delhi for promoting students’ driven innovations & start-ups and to engage the students and faculty in innovation and start up activities in campus. The policy aims at enabling HEIs to build, streamline and strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in campus and will be instrumental in leveraging the potential of student’s creative problem solving and entrepreneurial mind-set, and promoting a strong intra and interinstitutional partnerships with ecosystem enablers and different stakeholders at regional, national and international level.

The National Innovation and Startup Policy laid down guiding framework for HEIs and it highlights various important and practical aspects of promoting and supporting innovation, technology commercialization and startups in academic setup

The Policy includes:

  • HEIs Strategies & Governance for Promoting Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Creating Innovation Pipeline and Pathways for Entrepreneurs
  • Building Organizational Capacity, Human Resources and Incentives to support and promote innovative and entrepreneurial activities
  • Collaboration, Co-creation, Business Relationship and Knowledge Exchange within campus and among the ecosystem enablers co-exist at regional and national level
  • Incentivizing Students for Entrepreneurship and Startup pursuits
  • Incentivizing faculty and Staff for Entrepreneurship and Startup pursuits
  • Incubation & Pre-incubation support and facility creation in HEIs
  • IP ownership rights for technologies Development and transfer in HEIs
  • Pedagogy and Learning Interventions for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development
  • CLICK HERE ( to learn more about NISP, MoE, Govt. of India

Adamas Innovation & Start-up Policy (AISP)

Dr. Saptarshi Chaterjee

Position:NISP Coordinator: ADAMAS UNIEVRSITY

Designation: Associate Director: Incubation & Associate Professor (Microbiology)

  • Adamas University, Kolkata (AISHE Code: U0857) has initiated the efforts for the implementation and adoption of National Innovation and Start-up Policy (NISP) under the aegis of Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The policy aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurship culture among students and faculty members of the university.
  • The expert committee is formed to formulate and draft ‘Adamas Innovation and Start-up Policy (AISP) in accordance to National Innovation and Start-up Policy. The committee is expected to organize brainstorming session among themselves, university leadership team and all stakeholders in drafting the AISP.