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 […]


gemaker was engaged by KCA (Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia) to conduct the 2023 Remuneration Survey of Research Commercialisation professionals. The survey and subsequent report were designed to enable benchmarking of respondents and assist with organisational decisions regarding the development of remuneration strategies. The report also highlighted key resourcing and recruitment trends across Australia and New Zealand. […]

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, […]

Heavy Ion Accelerators

gemaker ran a strategy session with the Heavy Ion Accelerators (HIA) board and prepared a strategic summary and business model canvas for their funding reporting documentation. gemaker also wrote, designed and developed a new website and supporting collateral such as flyers, factsheets, infographics, letterhead and PowerPoint presentations.


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. […]

University of Technology Sydney

gemaker was appointed by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) to develop a research engagement plan for the Research and Innovation Office. The plan was developed in collaboration with the Research Engagement Team and outlines how the team will work with UTS researchers to achieve research income targets and deliver impact from research.