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Valorization Manager (IOF) - Belgium  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 19 July 2017

Project Description

Responsibilities
You will help to acquire, manage and coordinate industrial research related to beer production and industrial fermentation that is carried out at all LIBR partner laboratories , the Technology Campuses.
This includes:
  • Defining and writing research proposals in collaboration with the LIBR partner teams and industrial partners
  • Evaluating the valorization potential of research at the LIBR and coordinating valorization efforts (patenting, licensing, bilateral contracts, joint research projects, 
  • Coordinating the organization of conferences and courses in beer brewing technology in collaboration with the LIBR partner teams
  • Representing the LIBR at various conferences, events and companies. 


Profile
  • PhD or minimum 5 years of equivalent experience in innovative research, in biological engineering, biotechnology or similar
  • Profound, in depth knowledge of the beer brewing process and affinity with the beer industry as well as modern biotechnology
  • Experience in the exploitation of research results and developing valorization strategies 
  • Experience with writing (successful) grant proposals and patent applications
  • Experience in the management of a broad research portfolio and good organizational kills (managing meetings, follow-up of contacts, in time reporting)
  • You have experience with presenting results and reports to industry and at (scientific) conferences 
  • Profound knowledge of Belgian, European and Global IP regulations and guidelines
  • Fluent in English and Dutch. Knowledge of French, German, Spanish or Italian are an advantage.
  • Good and dynamic team player
  • You are pro-active, efficient, result-oriented and you are stress-resistant
  • You have a driver licence B.


Offer
  • An exciting and challenging job, focused on continuous innovation and development in a multidisciplinary and international context. 
  • We offer a permanent position as Industrial Research Manager of the Industrial Research Fund (IOF) at our university.