Business Development Specialist

Application deadline:

Reporting to the Head of Business and Innovation, main task will include:

-Contribute to the implementation of the ICN2’s business and innovation roadmap.

-Identify potential technology partners, commercial relations and industrial fundraising.

-Develop business cases for ICN2 technologies and analysis of suitable exploitation and commercialization instruments (spin-off, industrial collaboration agreements, technology licensing…)

-Promote a culture of innovation, technology transfer and entrepreneurship within ICN2 research groups.

-Work with ICN2 researchers to monitor ongoing research projects, identify potential intellectual property and foster further exploitation or partnership opportunities.

-Identify innovation or industrial funding calls and programmes (private or public).

-Management of patent portfolio through active marketing promotion.

-Attend to networking events and activities with the aim to strength relations with companies, investors and stakeholders in this technological area.

-Provide knowhow to researchers and other business development people on how to best enhance commercialization through contract research, IPR licensing, joint ventures and spin-off companies.