Successful Innovation Workshop.

In this 2 day workshop you will explore ways to commercialise your research through practical case studies, workshops and networking.


At the end of this program, you will have a greater understanding of what is involved in successful commercialisation. Speakers will help you understand how to prepare yourself, what questions to ask and how to develop wealth from your research.

Practical 2 day workshop for Post Graduate Students


  • Discover the best ways to commercialise your research
  • Identify your full IP value and how to protect it
  • Learn the essential elements of a business plan
  • Gain an insight into market validation
  • Understand business opportunities and investment options
  • Take home valuable knowledge from industry professionals
  • Network with government, university, CEOs and industry



Workshop sessions will include:


Ways to conduct your research to allow for commercial outcomes

A review of IP processes and practices in universities, including including case studies of successful university spin outs and commercialisation activities.


Paths to commercialisation

What is the best path to commercialisation – selling, licensing and start-up? The Tech Transfer process. How do you value early stage technology business opportunities, where do you seek investment, and what is optimum for your business opportunity? Company success stories will illustrate different commercial models.


What is IP?

And what it is not, how do you protect your cutting edge ideas and extract full IP value.
Includes a practical case study and workshop to help you understand how intellectual property works and its importance in commercialisation.


Taking your ideas to market

A business plan provides a roadmap and checkpoints on your commercialisation journey. In this session we cover the essential elements of a business plan to get you thinking about yours.


Market validation

You have identified a technology but is there a market for your product? Who is going to buy it and how much will they pay? This session will give you insights into validating the need and size of the market for your technology.

How do I get involved?


Successful Innovations 2014 will be held on the 10th & 11th September at ATP Innovations.


This workshop is open to postgraduate students and final year undergraduate students, there are limited places so make sure you get in quick!


To register your interest please email your details including university, course you are enrolled in and year of study to us. We will contact you in August to confirm the details and update you on the sessions.