Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast

Want to brainstorm commercial ideas, accelerate your existing business or take your vision all the way to the investors?
USC’s Innovation Centre has a membership option to help you get there.

With a strategic direction of enhancing university-industry partnerships, the Innovation Centre (IC) has recently transitioned into USC as a department. The restructure will further enable USC to explore new structures and mechanisms to support university-industry interactions and knowledge transfer building to unlock the innovation, productivity and potential of its regional communities.

Located on the Sunshine Coast, IC assists innovative and ambitious businesses at every stage across all industries. Typically, IC members are looking to either launch a new venture or scale an existing venture in the mid to short term. Members join the IC to access programs, training, mentoring and tailored advice aligned with their strategic needs.

The IC welcomes: 

Early-stage start-ups looking for professional office facilities, expert resources, networking exposure and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs.

Mature scaleups poised for the next stage of growth and looking for access to industry and government mentoring, as well as collaboration opportunities.

High-growth businesses ready to meet the investors as well as prepare for national or international expansion.

The IC also offers specialised accelerator programs for businesses in the health, wellbeing, food and beverage industries.

Membership options include:
  • Monthly access to dedicated office space
  • Shared office space
  • VOIP phone
  • Unlimited data usage
  • Member services support
  • 24/7 access to IC
  • Access to IC printer
  • USC Safe security
  • Access to business mentor panel
  • Access to premium service providers
  • Access to meeting rooms
  • Member events (workshops, Open House, Entrepreneurs Exchange, special topic/guests)
  • Flexibility to change membership type (subject to notice periods)
  • Connection to USC community
  • Connection to Sunshine Coast business community
Contact

For more information on becoming a member or to request a tour of USC’s Innovation Centre, Sunshine Coast email innovationcentre@usc.edu.au or phone +61 7 5450 2600.

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Venue hire

To book a venue or event at USC, contact the USC Venues team

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