Entrepreneur’s Exchange – Leveraging your assets. Protecting your nest egg.

november, 2019

13nov10:00 am11:00 amEntrepreneur's Exchange - Leveraging your assets. Protecting your nest egg.

Event Details

Entrepreneur’s Exchange – Leveraging your assets. Protecting your nest egg

The Entrepreneur’s Exchange is a discussion about the issues facing entrepreneur’s.

When should we seriously be considering a full patent and when is an innovation patent sufficient. Do we even need a patent and what are the costs of defending one? Come and share your experiences or find some answers in our monthly group discussion.

Open to IC Members, USC Researchers, Staff and Students

Simply walk in 10am in the Boardroom – complimentary coffee & danishes. 2nd Tuesday of every month (with the exception of Nov)

Our Facilitator

Mark Paddenburg  |    CEO, Innovation Centre

Mark has a demonstrated track record in creating value by connecting ideas, people and capital. His focus is on entrepreneurship, business development and improving innovation capability for startup and high growth companies.


Thomas Bevitt  |    IP & Commercial Lawyer, Redchip Lawyers

“There is never only a single issue to be considered in a commercial matter. I love tackling this complexity and providing straightforward resolutions for my clients.”

The daily challenges and strategic opportunities served up by his commercial law clients, along with the satisfaction of securing them successful outcomes, are the drivers behind Thomas Bevitt’s career.After five years working at a specialist Intellectual Property (IP) firm, Thomas joined Redchip to connect with the firm’s strong IP legacy and expand his commercial expertise. He now enjoys working closely alongside his clients on all facets of their businesses.


Event Partners

‘This project is supported by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science through Incubator Support initiative funding as part of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme’.




Frequently Asked Question

Who can attend?

This event is for Innovation Centre Members, USC Researchers, Staff and USC Students.


Where shall I park?

USC Sunshine Coast is a regulated parking area Monday–Friday, 8am–6pm all year (excluding public holidays). Visitors can pay for casual parking via one of the Ticketless Parking Meters located around campus.

  • Enter your vehicle’s registration number and select car OR motorcycle.
  •  Choose from two options: 4 hours or less (A$3 car; A$2 motorcycle) OR more than 4 hours (A$5 car; A$3 motorcycle)
  •  Pay with coins, Mastercard or Visa. No notes accepted. No change given.
  •  Note your receipt code.


What are the public transport options?

Sunbus runs regular bus services between various Sunshine Coast locations and the University’s campus at Sippy Downs. Information on Sunbus routes and timetables can be found on the TransLink Journey Planner website. Use the journey planner to find times and services that suit you.




(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 11:00 am (GMT+10)


The Innovation Centre Boardroom

90 Sippy Downs Drive


The Innovation Centre[email protected]