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Industry Growth Program launched
1 December, 2023

This week, the Australian Government launched the highly anticipated $392M Industry Growth Program, designed to fuel the growth of SMEs & start-ups. The program replaces the previous Accelerating...

It’s time to call in the (technology transfer) professionals
26 November, 2023

Natalie Chapman and Warren Bradey discuss the important role of Technology Transfer Professionals (TTPs) in this article written for InnovationAus – The Capability Papers.

Don’t take grants for granted!
5 November, 2023

You may be thinking, I don’t have time to work on grant applications because I’m too busy running my business. A better way to consider this...

Playing on clay courts, a tip for rare earth mineral investors
27 September, 2023

gemaker MD, Natalie Chapman discussed the complex factors involved with investing into critical minerals and rare earth companies.

Universities need to get ‘strategic’ about strategic partnerships
1 September, 2023

It may sound like stating the obvious but strategic partnerships are meant to be ‘strategic’.  The unfortunate reality is that more often than not they...

Gemaker’s Response to the Industry Growth Program Discussion Paper
5 August, 2023

gemaker welcomes the opportunity to participate in the consultation on the Industry Growth Program. gemaker provides expert advice, services and training in the commercialisation of...

The rise of AI: Navigating the second industrial revolution
30 May, 2023

The advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has brought about a paradigm shift, transforming industries and altering the way we approach knowledge work. Mirroring the disruptive...

Approach critical minerals like a startup ecosystem
27 May, 2023

Australia’s critical mineral industry holds immense potential for supporting emerging industries, but we desperately need a strategic approach that fosters innovation and long-term growth, according...
Ministers agree to take national approach on critical minerals
27 March, 2023

gemaker managing director and co-founder Natalie Chapman told that competition between states for foreign investment in critical minerals projects is unhelpful and that national...
Breaking barriers: Why the traditional image of a female STEM professional needs to be redefined
9 March, 2023

When most people think of a woman in STEM, they probably picture someone with a PhD working in a lab coat. While that is certainly...

Critical minerals commercialisation needs a national approach
27 February, 2023

Critical minerals have been placed front and centre in the new federal government’s economic plan. This week Prime Minister Anthony Albanese emphasised the need for...
Ed Husic’s Press Club Address
1 December, 2022

Watch Federal Industry & Science Minister Ed Husic’s press club address below, including Australia’s $15b plan to bring back local manufacturing.


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