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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

IB Successful

When COVID-19 hit, face-to-face tutoring became impossible overnight. In just two weeks, gemaker launched a new online presence for IB Successful as it evolved into a supplier of online tutoring services. The new website helped showcase the high-quality tutors and explain the many benefits IB Successful’s tutoring programs have to offer. gemaker also provided a […]

Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University (ECU) engaged gemaker to investigate the commercial potential of research outcomes in the field of cardiovascular disease diagnosis and outline the best commercialisation pathway, if any.  After interviewing the research leader, gemaker conducted web-based market research and provided a succinct report on findings, including: 

Deadly Science

gemaker facilitated a full-day planning workshop with the board to develop the three-year strategic plan. This included defining Deadly Science’s purpose, vision, mission, values, KPIs and stakeholder groups, and assessing the effectiveness of their current programs.


KCA (Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia) engaged gemaker to deliver a world-leading professional capabilities framework and toolkit for the Australasian technology transfer sector, with global applications. gemaker helped KCA to successfully apply for a $98,000 grant from the Professional Standards Council. The report was commended by the Chief Scientist and the Chair of the Board of Innovation Australia. […]