KTT Graphene Flagship Business Developer [closing 02.11.20]

Страна: Испания;

Город: Castelldefels

Добавлена: 26.10.2020

Работодатель: ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences

Тип: Vacancy for students or masters;

Для кого: For researchers;

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Дедлайн подачи: 02.11.2020


ICFO is a research center located in the Mediterranean Technology Park in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, and currently hosts 400+ people, including researchers, PhD students and staff personnel. Today, in its area of specialization and category, the institute is consistently ranked among the highest-quality research institutions worldwide.

ICFO’s Knowledge and Technology Transfer (KTT) unit is proactive in establishing partnerships with industrial corporations, and in fostering spin-off creation. One of our main goals is to act as a leading ally of the optics and photonics industry.

Job Description

ICFO’s KTT unit is expanding its team through a key appointment. We are looking for a Business Developer for a combination of two halftime assignments: business developer for the Graphene and 2D materials Project Portfolio at ICFO and the Graphene Flagship, with a focus on Optoelectronics and Photonics, focusing on broadband photodetectors, sources, THz, free-space communications, plasmonic sensors, integrated photonics, optical sensing systems and imaging sensors.

More on Graphene Flagship assignment

With a budget of more than €1 billion, the Graphene Flagship is Europe's biggest ever research initiative. The core consortium consists of over 150 academic and industrial research groups in 23 countries.

Innovation work is an elemental part in succeeding in the core task of bringing graphene and related materials from laboratories to factory floor and have a real impact in European economy. We now seek business developers with the aim to accelerate the commercialization of the graphene inventions in the areas above-mentioned.

About the tasks

The Business Development activities include:

  • Perform prospective technological studies and benchmarking of the state of the art of the targeted technological sectors of interest.
  • Evaluate the commercial potential of the portfolio of inventions, discoveries and research initiatives available in such targeted areas.
  • Perform market analysis and business planning for proprietary technology with commercial potential.
  • Manage a patent portfolio through active promotion marketing and licensing inventions and technologies in the targeted areas.
  • Draft and negotiate contractual terms with industrial partners.
  • Seek for public and private funding; identify opportunities and brief management.
  • Establish relationships with potential allies, companies, other research institutions, and investors.
  • Proactively attend networking events and activities aiming at strengthen the links between ICFO and different type of companies, investors and allies in the targeted technological areas.
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