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Business Development Manager Medical Technologies

  • Management and advisory
  • 36 hours
  • Technology Transfer Office

  • Closing date 31-01-2022
  • 01.06.22.SB

Job description

As Business Development Manager you will manage a portfolio of technology-based innovations within the Erasmus MC Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and report to the Manager TTO. Your main responsibility will be the successful transfer of intellectual property, starting from the initial discussion with an inventor up to a deal with a (newly formed) company or investor. Erasmus MC stimulates entrepreneurship and an entrepreneurial attitude. Your main focus area will be the MedTech innovations.

Your main duties will consist of scouting and screening of new inventions, evaluation of the potential market(s) based on the invention’s current stage of development, unique features and benefits as well as competition in the market and market needs, size and dynamics. Part of this evaluation includes options for Intellectual Property protection such as patents. Based on the conclusions of your evaluation, you will engage in discussions with commercial parties and investors to negotiate licenses and start-up formation. Building good relationships with faculty members as well as potential licensees is a crucial part of this role.

Work environment

Erasmus MC is committed to achieving a healthy population and pursuing excellence in healthcare through research and teaching. Day in, day out, our staff, volunteers and students work with passion and dedication to achieve everything we stand for: safe, first-rate healthcare for patients with complex issues, unusual and rare conditions or acute needs. We stand for top-quality teaching that attracts ambitious, inquisitive and talented students and seeks to answer the healthcare questions of tomorrow.

And we stand for world-class scientific research that bolsters our understanding of diseases and disorders and helps to predict, treat and prevent them. Together, we are Erasmus MC. Our roots lie in Rotterdam, a city and port of international standing. We are the most innovative university medical center in the Netherlands and one of the world’s leading centers of scientific research. We need vision, ambition, courage and – above all – perseverance to maintain this status.

Erasmus MC Technology Transfer Office is responsible for the support of inventors to commercialize Erasmus MC Intellectual Property and to stimulate entrepreneurship. TTO’s mission is “Impact on Society, through Knowledge Transfer”. TTO works closely with the Erasmus MC Holding as well as with a variety of local, regional and (inter)national partners.

Qualifications and skills

  • A Master’s degree in the life sciences with a technical interest is required with at least 3-6 years of solid experience in a biomedical commercial environment.
  • An additional degree (PhD or MBA) is preferred, but could be compensated with additional experience.
  • Working knowledge of the licensing process and technology transfer is essential, as well as legal knowledge and negotiation skills.
  • Affinity and experience with the formation of new (highly innovative) ventures is essential.
  • Furthermore, you bring with you a relevant network, team spirit, an open-minded can-do mentality and excellent oral and written communication skills in at least Dutch and English.

Before you apply please check our conditions for employment.

Terms of employment

  • The gross monthly salary amounts a maximum of € 5.483,- (scale 11), depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time working week of 36 hours.
  • Excellent fringe benefits, such as a 13th month that is already paid out in November and a individual travel expense package.
  • Pension insurance with ABP. We take care of approximately 2/3 of the monthly contribution.
  • Special benefits, such as a incompany physiotherapist and bicycle repairer. And there is also a gym where you can work on your fitness after work.

Information and application

For more information about this position, please contact Robert Al, Manager Technology Transfer Office, +31 6 511 112 66, or Carmen Correa-Martin LLM, coordinator, +31 10 704 41 55. For queries regarding your application, please contact Donja Grootscholten, recruiter, by phone number: +31 (0)6 296 335 97

If you are excited by the thought of this position and would like to apply, please do so by using the application form on our website.

No agencies please.

Erasmus MC

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Erasmus MC is an international leading academic hospital in Rotterdam. We are recognized as a world-class scientific research organization aiming to improve our understanding of diseases and disorders and helps to predict, treat and prevent them. We have access to the latest equipment and techniques. A working environment that gets the best out of people.

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