In the “Hub-Spoke Model” the Lead Institute acts as the mentor while synergizing and leveraging the potential of the Institutes at field level. For DIC this would help in local percolation of design innovation at each Design Innovation Center. IITB would be the mentor while synergising & leveraging the potential of the institutes at field level.The product/process will be designed and developed in context of its local ecosystem. It will be further tested and modified based on feedback and implemented through various channels. The satellite institutes of DIC-IITB are-
I. College of Engineering Pune (CoEP), Pune, Maharashtra http://www.coep.org.in/
MoU with CoEP
II. Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, Maharashtra
III. The National Innovation Foundation (NIF) – India, Satellite Complex, Jodhpur Tekra, Near Mansi crossroads, Ahmedabad 380 015, Gujarat, India.
MoU work with NIF in progress.