Would you like to work alongside Imperial’s experienced Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation professionals on promoting College’s capabilities and licensing portfolio and securing collaborative research and commercialisation income?
The internship offers a unique and exciting opportunity for three highly motivated applicants to gain experience supporting the development of research collaborations with industry and the commercialisation of Imperial’s discoveries.
Duties and responsibilities
- Assisting the development of commercialisation plans, due diligence, patenting, licensing deals
- Assisting with intellectual property searches and filing patents
- Relationship and network building
- Mapping College research capabilities specific to industry partners’ areas of research interests
- Technology scouting
- Marketing, communications and event planning around University-Industry partnerships and innovation
We are looking for applicants with a passion for understanding the industry-academia collaborations and commercialisation. To take advantage of the internship, ideally, you will be a quick learner used to working independently and dealing with unforeseen problems or circumstances in a proactive and methodical manner. You will also need to be able to plan and progress work activities, using initiative and judgement.
Successful applicants should have or be about to complete a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline and experience of science/engineering commercialisation would be a benefit. You should also demonstrate a passion for enterprise, ideally also possessing some experience of related activities.
You will work with a wide range of people so good interpersonal and relationship management skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain good working relationships is essential in this role.
Closing date: Wednesday 11th December 2019 (midnight)
Type of contract: full time, 6 month contract.
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