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Please Note: There is no meeting in January…

Thursday, February 17, 2022 – 7 for 7:30pm

Guest Speaker: Dr Ronald Grill

From Your Mind to the Market

The Commercialisation of Product or Service Idea Workshop
Taking an idea from your Mind to the market is a 60-minute presentation including three, ten-minute interactive group sessions that produce valuable ‘Takeaway Learning’ and is designed for entrepreneurs, innovators, and for owners of established business’

Particularly relevant for technology-based ideas

The workshop will cover:

  • Markets and Marketing
  • Intellectual Property management
  • Developing Teams and Teamwork
  • Securing finance
  • Planning the future for your business
  • Risk – what could go wrong and how to recognise and manage risk.
  • Developing a product/service – managing the business
  • Knowing how to evaluate and develop potential ideas and innovations translates to better long-term business growth and greater return on your valuable time.

The Commercialisation workshop gives businesses and individuals an overview of the things to consider when looking at business and idea development.

This workshop breaks down important concepts to cater for experienced business leaders as well as innovators looking to grow, expand and develop a new product/service.

Please download the presentation PDF ( here ), print it and bring it with you to the meeting.
There will be a few printed copies available at the meeting.

Speaker: Dr Ronald Grill- Adelaide City resident – Member of City Shed

Dr Ronald Grill has decades of experience in start-up and management in the manufacturing and marketing of Hi-Tech electronic and systems in SA and overseas. He has a proven expertise as a Part- time lecturer (on this topic) at University of Adelaide – now retired.


Supper will be provided after the presentation – please wait to be served (COVID regulations apply).

See you there…

The Inventors Association of SA meetings are run under the instruction and guidelines of a COVID-SAFE PLAN issued by the Government of South Australia. (from July 2020)

  • If you are not feeling well, please do not attend this meeting.
  • Face masks are mandatory, if you forget yours – we will have one for you.
  • Everyone entering will be required to use the COVID Plan QR code supplied or to enter their name and contact details on a special “COVID-Safe Attendance Record”. This is a condition of entry.
  • Hand sanitiser will be available at the entrance (and exit).
  • There will be supper with tea/coffee and biscuits provided in a COVID Safe way.
  • Social distancing of 1.5 metres will apply. Family members may sit together.

Stay safe and keep on inventing, innovating and tinkering with those ideas!

Eric Rodda
President – Inventors SA

Meetings are held at:
19 on Green Community Centre,
19 Green Street, Brompton. SA 5007


Visitors are asked to pay a $10.00 fee per meeting.
If you (individual) decide to join on that night, this fee will be deducted from your membership fee.
Please see the Membership page for the fee structure.

Click on the coupon below for more information…

A meal before the meeting?
All members and visitors are welcome to meet anytime from 5:30 pm for a relaxing meal at:
Excelsior Hotel, 110 Coglin St (Corner of Hawker St. and Coglin St.) Brompton SA 5007(83462521)
If you would like to join us for a meal, please notify Eric: Click here for email
as we need to advise the Hotel of the numbers.

We have a permanent booking – just ask for the Inventors’ Table on arrival.

This is a good time to wind-down from a busy day and just chat (and eat!) before the main meeting.
It is only a short walk to our meeting place (see above).


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