Venture Development Manager
Imec R&D
Heverlee, Belgium
26 dagen geleden

Imec technologies, we are currently looking for a Venture Development Manager (m / f), preferably with a background in life science enabling technologies.

As Venture Development Manager, you boost venture projects to the market via a spin-off, a license deal or technology sale.

You are responsible to create the right environment and process to :

  • Drive and inspire the submission of new venturing ideas into the venture funnel.
  • Manage incubation of selected venturing ideas into a business opportunity by acting as the venture manager ad interim during the various stages of venture development.
  • Successfully exit the venture project, creating a win-win situation for all involved stakeholders.
  • Therefore, you :

  • Recognize promising ideas, establish win-win relations between ideas of different groups and encourage individuals to develop their ideas for entry into the venture funnel.
  • Help to create excellent entrepreneurial teams for venture opportunities, identify high potentials for these teams inside and outside imec.
  • You do this by extending and accessing the entrepreneurial network.

  • Make sure the success factors of a scalable venture are well understood by the teams and applied to their case.
  • Coach and mentor the teams to develop their business plans, get them selected by the investors and execute the plan.
  • Help prepare the exit of the venture, and negotiate with the various stakeholders involved.
  • Help create an environment where entrepreneurship is encouraged and developed.
  • Establish partnerships with internal and external parties to promote new business ideas based on imec technologies.
  • Liaise with public and private funds to help prepare funding for the new initiatives.
  • What we do for you

  • We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Belgium.
  • With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.

  • We are proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility.
  • We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through imec.

    academy, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth.

  • We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of an attractive and competitive salary with many fringe benefits.
  • Who you are

  • We appreciate your strong entrepreneurial, result-oriented spirit and ambitions
  • We are looking forward to your strong entrepreneurial background in technology startups where you, preferably, have participated in a lead role in a technology startup.
  • We value your background as a master in engineering or life sciences.
  • We think your demonstrated knowledge and experience of early-stage opportunities and translating technologies into businesses will be a great asset for us.
  • We need your excellent negotiation skills for the challenging negotiation cycles with our various stakeholders that often have conflicting requirements.
  • You are talented in technology development, intellectual property protection, patents and commercialization from discovery to development.
  • Because of your solid analytical skills, you can assess and understand the key attributes of technologies, products, markets and teams that lead to successful startup companies.
  • We need your talent to adequately judge problem situations and opportunities, recognize priorities and act accordingly in a flexible manner.
  • You demonstrate operational excellence, by taking actions, coordinating, driving and assisting decision processes and paying attention to detail.
  • You possess strong verbal and written English communications skills and use this during presentations and your interactions with our customer and business.
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