Dr. Manas Ranjan Bhunia, Honorable Minister, Micro & Small Scale Enterprises and Textiles Govt of W. B. visited STEP, IIT Kharagpur on March 02, 2012.


January 24, 2012 STEP entrepreneur’s day was inaugurated by Prof. Paul Lillrank from Alto University Finland. The event has been attended by STEP entrepreneurs, IIT Student entrepreneurs and faculty entrepreneurs.


Mr.Aloke Mookherjea (Chairman, Flakt India Ltd.) – Visited STEP and gave a lectures on marketing on April 04, 2011.

Dr. Partha Das (Entrepreneur) has given lecture on ‘Product Development and Market Requirement’ delivered October 12-13, 2011.

Mr. Umesh Abhyankar (AGM, Development) from Tata Technologies Limited shared the experience of designing Nano Car with the entrepreneurs and dual degree entrepreneurship students of IIT Kharagpur on October 19, 2011.

Prof. Amlendu Mukharjee (IIT Kharagpur) has given lecture on ‘Entrepreneurship in Indian Scenario’ in October 27, 2011.

Mr. Sandip Pal (Entrepreneur, STEP IIT Kharagpur) has given lecture on Entrepreneurship of a New Product right from the stage of ideation to the end of its market Life’ delivered on November 02, 2011.

Prof. Indrajeet Dube (Dean, RGSOIPL) has given lecture to students entrepreneurs of IIT Kharagpur on ‘Role of Corporate Governance for Startup’ on October 20, 2011.

Mr. Aloke Nath International mentor and IIT Kharagpur alumni (Batch 1977) visited the school on March 29-30, 2012 and interacted with student entrepreneurs, regarding their ongoing projects and shared his own entrepreneurial journey.

Prof. Paul Lillrank from Alto University (Finland) visited STEP on January 21, 2012. He has given lecture on Quality for Entrepreneurial Ventures.

Prof. Mari Suoranta from University of Jyvaskyla (Finland) visited STEP on March 19, 2012. She has given lecture on Marketing Management.


On the 29th day of March 2014, a PRISM Awareness Camp was held at STEP, IIT Kharagpur. Around 50 (fifty) innovators attended the meeting including professors of various department of IIT Kharagpur. Prof. Indranil Sen Gupta, PI of the project, discussed in details about the project and attended to all the queries made by the Innovators. Prof. Indranil Sen Gupta asked innovators to submit PRISM Proposals in a large numbers as Tepp Outreach & Cluster Innovation Centre (TOCIC), IIT Kharagpur will be happy to help the innovators in all respect.


On the 7th day of July 2014, a PRISM Symposium cum Workshop was held at the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur. Around 83 (eithty three) innovators attended the meeting including DSIR officias, Industrial Experts, professors of various department of IIT Kharagpur, students and Research Scholars. Prof. Indranil Sen Gupta, PI of the project, discussed the project in details and attended to all the queries made by the Innovators. Prof. Indranil Sen Gupta asked the innovators to submit PRISM Proposals in a large numbers to Tepp Outreach & Cluster Innovation Centre (TOCIC), IIT Kharagpur.


Prof. Paul Lillrank (Aalto University, Finland) visited STEP, IIT Kharagpur in the month of January, 2014 and delivered lectures on “Quality Management for Entrepreneurial ventures”.