CURRENT KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER VACANCIES
Performing business development for EATRIS, the permanent European infrastructure for translational medicine research EATRIS is a European academic research infrastructure in translational medicine, established in 2014. The mission of EATRIS is to utilize cutting edge technologies and expertise to improve translation of scientific results into new therapies and diagnostics. We do this by identifying tools and technologies that can support drug and diagnostic development. One of our major strategies to fulfill our mission is to facilitate industry-academic collaborations using these facilities. Our 88 research institutions in 12 EU countries provide capacity and expertise to support research requests.
The Business Development Manager serves as a market connector within EATRIS, using a wide range of activities to scout external leads and obtain insightful market intelligence. From this intelligence, key internal and external contacts are developed toward enduring relationships. This network is continuously engaged to find potential matches between internal research interests and external commercial needs. This position requires broad insight about current and emerging activities in drug discovery, the current landscape in personalized medicine R&D, diagnostics and devices, as well as clinical development strategies. In addition to explicit knowledge about the life science industry, this position relies upon an individual who possesses an equal mixture of business intuition, strategic insights, curiosity about drug development, and an intense drive to develop new business.
The Business Development Manager will report to EATRIS Director of Operations. He or she will work closely with the Industry Partnering Specialist and the science and operational teams, as well as with National Coordinators from EATRIS countries and the researchers from EATRIS research institutes.
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Salary and Benefits
- Competitive remuneration package, depending on experience, secondment via EATRIS institute is The position is for 32-40 hours per week.
Please send a copy of your CV plus motivation by July 5th, 2018 to:
Lisa Williams firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information feel free to contact us using the above information
“Head of Technology & Business Development Office”
Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
The Institute, The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, based in Barcelona, Spain, with more than 400 scientists from 44 countries. The CRG shares principles of an interdisciplinary, motivated and creative scientific team that is supported by high-end and innovative technologies and a flexible and efficient administration.
CRG has been conferred with a badge of ‘HR Excellence in Research’ by the European Commission, in recognition to its progress in implementing the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Researchers, that among others consists of transparent, merit-based recruitment procedures and attractive work-life balance working conditions.
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For further information: www.crg.eu
Deadline: Please submit your application by the 15th of July, 2018
Interviews: Candidates will be invited to an interview held during the month of September 2018, at the CRG in Barcelona, Spain.
Are you curious about the activities of KU Leuven’s highly acclaimed researchers?
Do you want to contribute to making KU Leuven’s expertise and innovative technologies available to society?
KU Leuven Research & Development (LRD) builds bridges between science and industry. By transferring knowledge and technologies to society and the marketplace, LRD advances the impact of research results on people’s lives around the globe. LRD has developed a solid tradition of collaborating with industry, securing and licensing intellectual property rights, creating spin-off companies and stimulating knowledge-driven regional development. LRD supports researchers throughout the entire knowledge and technology transfer process and helps them to best leverage the societal and economic potential of their research.
Ranked as Europe’s most innovative university by Thomson Reuters in 2016 and 2017, KU Leuven has an enormous potential of developing new groundbreaking innovations. You can help to maximize the societal benefit of these innovations together with nearly 100 enthusiastic colleagues. https://lrd.kuleuven.be/en
KU LEUVEN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT is currently looking for a scientist to strengthen its team of intellectual property officers.
You manage the university’s intellectual property rights portfolio and report to a senior intellectual property officer. You are involved in:
- assessing the feasibility, patentability and market potential of an invention;
- determining a protection strategy;
- drafting and filing patent applications;
- following up on patent procedures & costs;
- finding industrial partners;
- negotiating and drafting non-disclosure agreements and license agreements.
- You have obtained a master’s degree in engineering sciences or physics.
- You have obtained a Ph.D. degree in electronics or electrical engineering or a related domain.
- Experience in drafting patent applications is an asset.
- You have affinity with ICT and software and feel comfortable in an academic research environment.
- You are interested in the legal aspects of technology transfer and are willing to quickly get up to speed in this domain.
- You are eager to learn more about new scientific matter.
- You have a hands-on mindset, you are flexible and stress resistant, and able to meet deadlines.
- You are fluent in Dutch and English, or you are fluent in English and willing to quickly learn to speak and write Dutch.
A full-time job of indefinite duration.
The possibility to be closely involved in the exploitation of research results of our research groups.
For more information please contact Mr. Sammy Brié, tel.: +32 16 37 37 24.
You can apply for this job no later than May 3rd 2018 via the online application tool:http://www.kuleuven.be/eapplyingforjobs/ light/54603162
KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.
Intellectual Property Lawyer, Legal Counsel (Permanent)
Company: Imperial Innovations (which is an IP Group plc company)
Reporting Relationship: Reports to the MD of Imperial Innovations (with indirect reporting line to Head of UK Legal)
Location: 52 Princes Gate, South Kensington, London
We are currently recruiting for a full-time, permanent intellectual property lawyer to operate as sole legal counsel at Imperial Innovations, which is the technology transfer office for Imperial College London (the “TTO”). Imperial Innovations works with researchers at Imperial College London to help develop their novel research into new businesses, products or services, and supports the process of taking an idea from the lab into the market, via intellectual property protection, licensing and company creation.
Imperial Innovations is an IP Group plc company. IP Group plc is one of the UK’s leading intellectual property commercialisation companies, creating and developing companies primarily based on fundamental scientific innovations from its research-intensive partner universities. IP Group’s mission is to evolve great ideas into world changing businesses. The Group’s strategy is to systematically create, develop and deliver outstanding intellectual property-based businesses in order to provide attractive returns for all our stakeholders.
Further detail about Imperial Innovations can be found on its website:
Your principal role will be to provide legal advice, negotiation support and legal drafting to the TTO, specifically in relation to:
- commercial IP agreements, including licences, assignments, revenue-sharing agreements, option and pipeline agreements;
- the formation of spin-out companies from Imperial College;
- the IP aspects of Imperial College’s research agreements, e.g. sponsored research contracts, materials transfer agreements, charitable funding agreements and research consortium agreements;
- contentious contractual and IP matters, e.g. patent infringement, breach of licence agreement;
- technology pipeline and technology transfer service provision agreements with academic institutions, spin-out companies and NHS Trusts; and
- technology development agreements with charitable and public-sector funding bodies (e.g. Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK)
Your role will also cover advising TTO Management on general IP matters and negotiation support for general commercial agreements (e.g. employment/consultancy contracts, insurance contracts, supplier agreements, non-disclosure agreements).
- Excellent academic record
- At least 4 years PQE with relevant IP law experience
- Substantial experience of the commercial exploitation of scientific IP (including patents, copyright in software, and scientific know-how)
- Excellent legal drafting skills
- Desire to work as part of an in-house legal team
- Interest in the sector and a desire to work with IP businesses would be beneficial
The role will involve working as an integral member of the TTO and managing your own work load, with lead responsibility for drafting licences and other bespoke IP documents. You will have day to day interaction with management of the TTO and university personnel, including academics. We require the candidate to have the following skills and attributes:
- Ability to communicate effectively, and to establish rapport and credibility, with commercial colleagues, counterparties, and the research and administration staff of academic institutions
- Well organised and ability to prioritise work-load to achieve required commercial deadlines and deliver in a time pressured environment
- Ability to provide pragmatic and commercial input into negotiations
- Motivated, pro-active and collaborative team member who uses initiative and works successfully both independently and as part of a team
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Sound commercial awareness, with a solutions-oriented approach to providing commercial, effective advice and recommendations
- Ability to demonstrate bespoke drafting and negotiation skills
How to apply
Please send your CV and covering letter to: Jacek Krzyzanowski at: email@example.com please include “Legal Counsel” in the subject line.
The Luxembourg Institute of Health
The Luxembourg Institute of Health is a public research organisation at the forefront of biomedical sciences. With its expertise in population health, oncology, infection and immunity as well as storage and handling of biological samples, its research activities impact on people’s health.
Currently looking for Business Developer – Technology Transfer
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EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest and strongest consortium in the raw
materials sector worldwide.
Its mission is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe by boosting
competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw.
EIT RawMaterials unites more than 100 partners – academic and research institutions as well
as businesses – from more than 20 EU countries. Together we collaborate on finding new,
innovative solutions to secure the supply of the raw materials and improve the sector all along
the value chain – from extraction to processing, from recycling to reuse.
There are six regional hubs located in Belgium, Finland, France, Italy, Poland and Sweden,
called Co-location Centres, that represent different regional ecosystems bridging business,
research and education.
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|Industry Engagement and Commercialisation Executive, Office of Research and Innovation, RCSI Dublin
25 October 2017
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is looking for an Industry Engagement and Commercialisation Executive. The Office of Research and Innovation at RCSI provides integrated research, research commercialisation and industry engagement support to researchers. Specifically Innovation at RCSI works to ensure that RCSI research is given the best opportunity to make economic and societal impact through the provision of customer orientated industry engagement and research commercialisation services to researchers and industry partners.The candidate will be expected to support the growth of industry funded research programmes at RCSI and drive commercialisation of research outputs at RCSI by identifying opportunities, supporting their development through application for grant funding and engaging with industry to ensure market relevance.Click here for the full vacancy | Visit the website | Deadline: 12 November 2017 by 5PM
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