Martin Bliemel is a Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UNSW Australia. Martin’s research interests include entrepreneurial networks, business acceleration (funded by the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science), research commercialization, and global value chains. His research has been published in several prestigious journals including Nature Nanotechnology, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and the Entrepreneurship Research Journal. He has won several awards for his teaching, including a highly prestigious and competitive Citation from the Office of Leaning & Teaching.
Martin is also an advisory board member of the international conference series, ACERE, which he co-organized and hosted at UNSW in 2014. He is also an Advisory Board member for the Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report. For three years, Martin was Director of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. During this time he ran business pitch competitions, networking events, and workshops, and he revised and re-launched The Diploma in Innovation Management to open it to undergraduate students of all faculties.
Prior to his academic career, Martin worked as a mechanical engineer in one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed companies, and his claim to fame includes designing the tuned mass damper in ‘Taipei 101’