Curtin University

Curtin University engaged gemaker to conduct an independent commercialisation assessment of a software-based diagnostic tool. Following meetings with the Curtin Researcher & Commercialisation Teams, gemaker conducted desktop research and target customer interviews to develop a short-form report including a high-level summary of the market and competitors, value proposition, solution delivery options, team capability and capacity, […]

Western Sydney University

gemaker was engaged to guide and facilitate Western Sydney University’s (WSU) development of three new strategic research initiatives (SRIs): The gemaker team delivered a raft of services to meet WSU’s needs, including:

University of Melbourne

With over 100 research centres and institutes tackling society’s complex problems in innovative ways, independent world rankings place The University of Melbourne (UoM) among the leading universities internationally. When the university’s tech transfer team suffered a period of short staffing, gemaker filled the resource gap and swiftly reduced the backlog of work by providing expert […]

UNSW Knowledge Exchange

The University of NSW (UNSW) Knowledge Exchange facilitates partnerships and collaborations with industry, government and communities. When UNSW Knowledge Exchange suffered a period of short staffing, three of gemaker’s experienced technology transfer professionals provided in-house commercialisation services. The team managed a portfolio of more than 20 invention disclosures, progressing them through patent applications, industry engagement, […]

RMIT University

gemaker was contracted by RMIT to determine the commercial feasibility and potential path to market for two distinct applications of their novel Hydrogen Sensor: detection of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and early warning of leaks or dangerous gas concentrations in industrial hydrogen production. To produce a high-level report, the gemaker team met with the RMIT researchers, […]


gemaker developed a marketing and media plan to help gain funding and exposure for microFleet®, along with key messaging and marketing materials (including a website, pitch deck and social media channels) to clearly explain the benefits of its world-first universal light electric vehicle docking and sharing system.

Electric Vehicles Pty

gemaker helped Electric Vehicles Pty modernise and expand into new markets by providing strategic guidance, funding advice, a range of marketing collateral, two e-commerce websites, social media support, online advertising and email marketing, and by generating national media coverage.

Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) engaged gemaker to develop a two-year strategic plan for research and development activities, and to conduct due diligence on SUT’s proposed acquisition and commercial development of another research agency. gemaker also wrote a tender application for SUT’s School of Design. Based on interviews with SUT staff and stakeholders and other […]


gemaker wrote Stormseal’s application for an Accelerating Commercialisation grant from the Australian Government, which won a $450K grant in 2016. gemaker continues to provide Stormseal with commercialisation and marketing/PR advice and services for Australian and international markets. The work has included: Stormseal founder Matt Lennox said, “Within a very tight timeframe, the gemaker team absorbed […]

Smart Services CRC (iSee)

The Smart Services CRC engaged gemaker to develop and implement a commercialisation strategy for their new iSee video collaboration technology. Over three years, gemaker: