Main Function and Roles
Transforming nascent ideas to start-up stories
Setting up of Directorate of Research, Innovation and Development (DRID) is a visionary and transformative initiative of Sh. Manoj Gaur Ji, Hon. Chancellor, JIIT.
The central objective of DRID is to enhance research and innovation activities in the 4 Jaypee universities (JU), Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida; Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT), Waknaghat (H.P.), Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology (JUET) Guna (M.P.) and Jaypee University, Anoopshahar (U.P.) resulting into the growth of vibrant and thriving innovation culture.
DRID views the 4 Jaypee universities as one entity for Innovation and Research. One of its missions is to strengthen interdepartmental and inter-institutional collaboration by strategically combining the scientific expertise and infrastructure available at these institutes and utilizing the diverse locational advantages
DRID has a mission to support and mentor the faculty and students with a focus on idea generation, converting the ideas into pre-start up proposals with well-defined deliverables. DRID will provide support and mentorship for overcoming the techno-commercial bottlenecks and assist students and faculty to carry forward the translational innovations.
DRID will provide support and advise for initiating major group research and innovation projects funded by external agencies and formulation of Centre of Excellences in the areas of techno-commercial and strategic importance to the nation.
Innovation Hub and Digital Learning Centre are the two major activity pillars of DRID.