We are recruiting a Business Development Executive to join our Business Development Team at Leeds Beckett University. This role will focus on support of the Grow MedTech partnership which is a collaborative initiative involving 6 Yorkshire Universities and has been created to enhance productivity and economic growth in the UK medtech sector, addressing the evolving health needs of the population.
Candidates should have experience in supporting the commercial development of collaborative project development preferably in either a clinical bioscience or digital setting. A working knowledge of IP protection and exploitation and a demonstrable ability to support in coordinating collaborative project development and funding applications are also required. A clear record of successful project management and delivery in collaborative programmes is essential.
In this exciting new role, based at Leeds Beckett University, you will work closely with academics, the NHS, medical technology companies and the team of Technology Innovation Managers across a wide university partnership to assist new opportunities to progress to the commercial market.
Opportunities are expected to arise from the areas of key medical technology which include implantable devices, imaging and diagnostics, rehabilitation and assistive technology, surgical and medical equipment, wound-care and infection control, digital health, ICT and E-health and evaluative and enabling technologies.
The post will be positioned within the Business Development Team within the Research & Enterprise Service.
Closing date: 3 December 2018 (Midnight)
Interviews will take place in early January 2019.
To arrange an informal discussion about this post, please contact Dr Julian Sorrell at firstname.lastname@example.org