Gujarat Technological University


Which has benefited the Stakeholders of University and Society and its outcome

Sr.No. Practice When Started Outcome
1 Start of GTU IPR Cell September 2011 GTU has started its IPR journey from September 2011 with series of Awareness programs on Basics of IPR, Patenting in Engineering, Patenting in Pharmaceuticals and Patent Search Methodology. GTU has conducted nearly 25 such programs till a period of September 2013.
2 Patent Clinic July 2013 GTU has supports nearly 350+ patents filing through these two days Patent Clinic workshop series. GTU has conducted nearly 34 sessions of Patent Clinic Programs till October 2018.
3 Patent Search and Analysis Report (PSAR) Activity September 2013 Patent Awareness and skills for patent search increased among students & faculty.
4 Patent Drafting Exercise (PDE) February 2014 Advanced skills for patent drafting improved among students.
5 Post Graduate Diploma in IPR (PGDIPR) Course September 2014 GTU has started these courses to produce large number of skilled human resources, who are further contributing to industry and society. Both are self-sustained courses. And are very advanced compared to similar courses offered by any other institutes. So far four batches of PGDIPR course and two batches of IPVM course have been graduated.
6 IP Valuation and Management (IPVM) certificate courses January 2016
7 Project Monitoring and Mentoring System (PMMS) January 2015 GTU has developed an innovative platform, where in real time status of each BE student’s project is monitored & observed by students, internal guides, HOD, principal as well as by university. A complete project tracking tool, and GTU is collecting their project reports to create project repository for E library database. Till March 2020, more than 95000 projects activities has been recorded under this portal.
8 Access of Paid Patent database (PatSeer) to students, faculty and start-ups August 2015 GTU has subscribed for 10 licenses of paid patent database PatSeer, and freely provide its access to students, faculty and start-ups at their place of work or home. It is very effectively running and one of the highly utilized services offered by GTU.
9 NRDC-IFC at GTU March 2017 National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) has set up an Innovation Facilitation Centre (IFC) at GTU Ahmadabad since 2016-17. This centre aims to promote innovation and supports IP protections among academia.
10 GTU SSIP Complete Patent Filing Assistance Guideline and Process, Workshops & Screening sessions. October 2018 Complete assistance for innovation screening to complete patent filing in India within the provisions of SSIP provisions. GTU is regularly conducting awareness workshops and screening session to provide financial assistance for Patent Filing under SSIP Schemes. Till March 2020 GTU has approved 127 projects and supported 69 complete patent applications filing, via organizing 34 workshops and 32 screening sessions.
11 150 IPR Programs in a Year Initiative August 2019 To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, and to give him novel kind of academic tribute, GTU has planned to conduct 150 Intellectual Property (IP) awareness and advanced workshops at schools, colleges & other universities across the state of Gujarat. Till March 2020, total 160 such programs were already conducted by faculty at various schools and colleges.
12 WIPO - Technology Innovation Support Center (WIPO - TISC) at GTU December 2019 GTU is Gujarat’s First University to set up WIPO - Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC). This center is approved by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. And it will work under the aegis of The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), MCI, GoI, and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
13 GTU SSIP Trademark, Design & Copyright Filing Assistance Guideline and Process January 2020 Complete assistance for innovation screening to Trademark, Design and Copyright filing in India within the provisions of SSIP provisions. Till March 2020, 40 trademark and design applications filing has been supported under this initiative.
14 Pharmacy Centralised Placement Fair April 2014 Its collaborative activity by GTU involving all its affiliated Pharmacy Colleges, Faculty and students. This has created great mechanism for student’s placement after their graduation from university. It has also supported in great way for upliftment of pharma field in Gujarat. Till March 2020, eight sessions of such centralized placement fair had been organized and supported thousands of students to get placed in more than hundreds of participating companies.