Gujarat Technological University (GTU) was established in 2007 as an affiliating type State University by the Gujarat State Act and has been active in initiatives that aim to enhance human capability by providing out of classroom pragmatic experience to Engineering Students in addition to catering the entire field of Engineering, Pharmacy, Business Studies (MBA programs) and Computer Applications (MCA) in Gujarat.
GTU has set up 25 GTU Innovation Sankuls supported by GTU Innovation Clubs (Udisha Clubs), http://www.gtuinnovationcouncil.ac.in in every College. The 25 Sankul Committees have about 1,000 leaders as members. GTU has been working to establish an Open Source Technologies Club (OSTC) and a Mobile & Wireless Technologies Club (MWTC), as parts of the GTU Innovation Club at every one of its affiliated College. GTU has launched the idea of establishing an S4 Extension Center, as a part of the Club at every College.