|Publication date:||December 18 2020|
The organisation is an authority in translating scientific breakthroughs into impactful innovations in society and innovative biotechnology companies. They collaborate with over 1500 scientists, investment companies, and industrial partners to validate research and translate it into applications for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and agricultural industries. This entrepreneurial research institute is ranked in the top rankings globally based on scientific impact and has a proven track record in the creation of innovative companies and high value therapeutic licensed products. Their mission remains to conduct frontline bio-molecular research in life sciences for the benefit of scientific progress and the benefit of society.
Their Innovation & Business team consists of industry trained IP, business development and new venture professionals supported by a highly skilled administrative and paralegal team. The team is highly complementary and works closely together to create value out of the scientific inventions from the institute. In order to further strengthen and expand its activities, the organisation is recruiting a Business Development Manager for its Center for Cancer Biology.
We are looking for a motivated professional, of proven maturity in professional environments and a strong scientific background in life science research, to help drive the academia-to-industry transition for their innovations. In particular, the Business Development Manager will take responsibility for the company’s Center for Cancer Biology and be responsible to drive the business development activities in consultation with scientists and colleagues.
As the Business Development Manager, you will be identifying and understanding scientific research data in discussions with the organisations principal investigators and identifying business opportunities based on such research. You will also work on project management for incubating scientific, translational projects aimed at de-risking early scientific data to create assets that are ready for partnering with industry. Next to that, building and presenting business cases and marketing materials with the aim to partner with industry as well as marketing and identifying industrial research partners and /or licensees based on the patent portfolio and research expertise. Negotiating is also part of the job, such as negotiating and drafting research, joint ownership, term sheets and license industry.
In addition to these responsibilities, you will also work on:
The ideal candidate meets the following requirements:
The organisation can offer you the following:
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