LifeArc is launching a new Technology Transfer Fellowship programme in partnership with Imperial Innovations, Queen Mary Innovation and UCL Business (UCLB). This new initiative aims to provide the first steps for talented scientists to transition into the field of technology transfer.
There will be four Fellows appointed who will each be given extensive training and experience in relation to identification of intellectual property (IP) with commercial potential, procuring IP protections, marketing and commercialisation processes including the eventual partnering of successful projects with the pharma industry via licensing or spin-out creation.
Each of the four participating organisations will host the Fellows on a three-month rotational basis. Fellows will receive training on distinct topics during each rotation and benefit from being exposed to a variety of projects, expertise and organisational practises along the way.
Please note that the start date is fixed for Monday 1st June 2020; please do not apply if you are not able to start on this date. For these fellowships, LifeArc offers a competitive entry-level salary in technology transfer. The requirements for the successful candidates for these entry-level roles include:
- Postgraduate degree in life or medical sciences and/or MBA or equivalent
- Aptitude for describing complex scientific information in accessible terms and ability to quickly grasp new scientific concepts
- Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate confidently and effectively with academic staff, all levels of management and companies