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Director of Research; Course Director, Diploma in Innovation, University of Technology Sydney

Associate Professor Martin Bliemel is the Director of Research at UTS’ TD School (ex Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation). He is also the Course Director for the Diploma in Innovation, a short premium degree that adds value to any undergraduate degree by emphasising entrepreneurial, innovative, creative and collaborative capability development towards solving complex, networked or wicked problems. His research has been published in various top tier journals and encompasses networks, education, research commercialization, entrepreneurial ecosystems and accelerators. Martin’s work on accelerators played a key role in the design of the $23m Incubator Support Programme by the Department of Industry.


  • –present
    Director, Diploma in Innovation; Senior Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney


  • 2010 
    Simon Fraser University, PhD