The Institution’s Innovation Council, Paavai Engineering College in association with Department of Biomedical Engineering organized a discussion Session on “Innovation and Start-Up Ecosystem with Enablers from the regional level” on 26th July, 2023 with Dr. V.NAGARAJ, M.E.,M.B.A, Ph.D, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Trueline Research Private Limited, Startnet Ventures Private Limited, Salem-637103,Tamil Nadu as the resource person. This discussion session was coordinated by Dr.T.Arun Kumar, Head of the Department, Biomedical Engineering and Dr.S.Rajasekaran, Innovation Ambassador, along with other faculty members. Dr.K.Selvi, Dean-Academics, Paavai Engineering College delivered the Presidential Address on the occasion. The guest speaker shared his knowledge about the Innovation and Start-up among the students and the faculty members with Start-up data and related examples. Dr. V.Nagaraj explained the difference between Design thinking, Innovation and the various government and private schemes available to fund these categories of Innovative ideas. He further explained how to be an Entrepreneur from idea pitching and then convert a prototype into startup. He also gave examples how even school and college students are able to generate innovative ideas for startup. The session was very energetic, interactive and informative. He answered the questions raised by the students. The program came to an end with the vote of thanks. The Management, Director-Admin, Principal and Staff members provided all the support to make the event a very successful one.