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 […]

Leading university

The gemaker team worked with a leading Australian university to evaluate the feasibility of creating a health and medical facility and translation hub based at the university with a future value in excess of $15m. As part of the project, gemaker undertook initial market research to identify the potential segments of the highest value and the […]

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, […]

Macquarie University

Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world by Times Higher Education Rankings 2021, Macquarie University is recognised globally for its pre-eminence in key research disciplines, as well as producing highly sought-after graduates. Macquarie University engaged gemaker to support their technology transfer office to assess an increasing number of invention disclosures. Working closely […]

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:

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, […]

Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

The gemaker team helped the Ingham Institute to apply for a $2M grant from the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund. COVID-19 can damage the heart and cause cardiac arrhythmias, increasing the risk of stroke and heart failure. There are no validated models or guidelines for remotely monitoring the cardiac health of COVID-19 survivors who […]