Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University conducts “IdeaLab” for the last four years to promote creative activity at the Institute by funding the testing and implementation of novel ideas of the students. Early hands-on experience provides opportunities for enthusiastic and passionate freshmen to join the group. In this endeavour, the students are also being guided and mentored by the faculty.
This type of activity mainly encourages young minds to think about real-time problems and their solutions through innovative projects. Funding is given to the projects that are technically and exploratory with a potential impact on pharmacy, science, technology, industry, environment and social benefits. IdeaLab welcomes the ideas that are multi-disciplinary, involving students from multiple departments of different institutes. This kind of activity is required to develop overall expertise in terms of various skills like technical skills, conceptual skills, planning, decision making, troubleshooting, etc. The Institute has given funding to the following projects