The Design and Innovation Centre is a Rs. 1.3 crore project funded by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The Design and Innovation Centre (DIC) is a fundamental unit of IIT Mandi that provides an opportunity to the students to make use of their innovative and creative talents and ideas for the benefit of India. The DIC is part of our innovation-entrepreneurship ecosystem that includes the E-Cell and the IIT Mandi Catalyst, a technology business incubator. A large number of students use the facilities of the DIC and a few of them have launched their own startups. The DIC at IIT Mandi has been partnering with the Design and Innovation Centre at IIT Delhi has successfully developed a plethora of facilities to provide a perfect environment for the students to exercise their creative talents. The centre already owns a fully functional PCB fabrication unit apart from magnetic stirrer, pH meter and other equipments. Notable spin offs from the DIC include an automatic ration vending machine, ignis bellator and a low cost urine albumin estimation system.