Industry Growth Program launched

This week, the Australian Government launched the highly anticipated $392M Industry Growth Program, designed to fuel the growth of SMEs & start-ups. The program replaces the previous Accelerating Commercialisation grant program and is for innovative businesses seeking to commercialise and grow within the National Reconstruction Fund’s priority areas, including: Program participants gain access to a dedicated Industry Growth Program Adviser providing […]

Ed Husic’s Press Club Address

Watch Federal Industry & Science Minister Ed Husic’s press club address below, including Australia’s $15b plan to bring back local manufacturing.

Welcoming Tracey Spicer AM to gemaker

We’re delighted to welcome the lovely Tracey Spicer AM to our gemaker team as Head of Media & Communications. She’ll be helping share the extraordinary stories of our Australian innovators who are changing the world. Tracey is a multiple Walkley Award winning author, journalist and broadcaster who has anchored national programs for ABC TV and […]

Natalie Chapman speaks at the University of Sydney Graduation Ceremony

Transcript: First of all congratulations!! You’ve put in a tremendous amount of hard work to be here today. You and your family must be so proud. What an awesome achievement. As a Science graduate of the University 24 years ago. I’m extremely honoured to be delivering the occasional address at your graduation. Thank you for […]

Bioreactor PhD launches careers

Swinburne University’s innovative Bioreactor PhD Program was launched only three years ago, with funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC), but the benefits of its entrepreneurial focus are already clear to the program’s supervisors, the first cohort of students and their industry partners. ‘We’ve achieved our two main goals: to make our PhD program highly […]

gemaker rewards young innovators at Australia’s largest science fair

For the tenth year in a row, the University of Wollongong ran the Illawarra Coal Science Fair on 29 November. The 2017 Fair was the biggest ever, attracting more than 1000 students from 85 schools around the region. Associate Professor Stephen Ralph, Head of UOW’s School of Chemistry, said ‘This event allows students to showcase […]

gemaker sponsors female student to attend YMCA Space Camp!

YMCA Space Camp

gemaker has created the ‘gemaker Future Woman in STEM Scholarship‘ to support a female student from a disadvantaged/rural background with the best answer to the question ‘What topic in Space do you like exploring?’. The scholarship enables the winner to attend the YMCA Space Camp in October. This year, our scholarship winner is Ashleigh, a Year 9 […]

gemaker wins at the Telstra Business Awards!

gemaker telstra awards photo

On Tuesday night at the Telstra Business Awards gala dinner gemaker – a unique Australian business that focuses on taking new technologies to market – was named winner of the Micro-Business category for NSW.

gemaker announced as Telstra Business Award Finalist


gemaker is proud to announce that we are finalists in the 2017 Telstra Business Awards in the Micro-Business category. A Telstra Business Award represents business excellence in Australia, and this nomination is a great acknowledgment of all the staff whose tireless innovation and grit have helped to grow gemaker over the past five years. We […]