We are looking for a commercialisation expert to join the Enterprise and Innovation Department. The department is uniquely placed within the Joint Research & Enterprise Services directorate across two organisations, St George’s University and St George’s NHS Trust and supports, manages and facilitates innovation and enterprise across the two sites.
We have ambitious plans to grow innovation and knowledge exchange activity across the University and Trust over the next 3 years. This post will play a key role in realising this ambition. The postholder will be responsible for providing a comprehensive high-quality proactive service for IP management, research promotion and commercial development across the two sites. This will involve identifying collaboration and commercial opportunities for researchers, protecting novel IP arising from research and negotiating commercial contracts to facilitate the commercialisation of new technologies.
Key attributes of the successful applicant include:
Background in biomedical science with experience of working in technology transfer
Experience of facilitating the commercialisation of research
Confident and effective communicator
High level of prioritisation and organisation to manage a high volume of work and priorities effectively
Strong organisational, time-management and communication skills