Monash University

Since 2018, gemaker has provided a series of regular workshops to Monash graduate research students educating them on how to engage with industry. These interactive workshops provide “real world” experience and practical tools to help participants identify, engage and work with industry partners during their PhD. This prepares them for industry internships and arms them […]

20+ Research Organisations

gemaker has run a range of research industry engagement workshops at universities and other research organisations across Australia. Our workshops and online sessions train researchers to: Feedback “This has truly been transformational. I have honed my skills to better represent myself, my research team and the university. I have since engaged with two potential collaborators […]

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:

The Defence Science and Technology Group

In collaboration with a Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group project team, gemaker delivered an internal strategy for engagement with small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) enabling tech transfer to meet Defence needs. The strategy was guided by gemaker’s research into local and international models for SME engagement to promote innovation, collation of available data on science-based SMEs […]

Australian National University

gemaker delivered training to Australian National University (ANU) researchers and staff to develop their skills to find and engage with industry partners professionally, effectively and sustainably. The training program comprises a two-day workshop followed by a half-day of pitching practice and evaluation. gemaker’s diverse team of seasoned facilitators – expert insiders from research, commercialisation and […]

University of Sydney

gemaker was engaged by the Commercial Development & Industry Partnerships team to facilitate and develop an Innovation Week partnership event for research and industry. To ensure that both the University and individual researchers got the most out of the partnership event, gemaker ran a masterclass for participating researchers in pitching & networking with industry.