Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd (HIS) is a fully owned subsidiary of the University of Helsinki Funds and responsible for evaluation, protection and commercialisation of inventions arising from the University of Helsinki. HIS team has created several promising spinout companies in various business sectors – ranging from immunotherapy for cancer to exporting Finnish pre-school excellence. Join us to translate groundbreaking scientific research and innovations into business opportunities.
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We expect you to have preferably a postgraduate degree in life sciences, such as in biomedicine, biotechnology or pharmacy. Studies or other expertise in bioentrepreneurship and intellectual property protection are definitely a plus. A successful candidate has experience in drug discovery, excellent communication and project management skills and understanding on regulatory processes from any therapeutic area. Proven interest or track record in commercialisation of early stage drug discovery assets (small molecules or biologicals), working experience in translational environment in academia or experience in the pharmaceutical industry is very much appreciated.
This opportunity is for a dynamic and independent commercialisation enthusiast who wants to work with professionals representing diverse scientific, intellectual property, economics and entrepreneurial backgrounds. Successful candidates must be self-motivated, energetic, masters of time management, be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and have excellent English oral and written skills.
Within this role you will:
Your work requires fluent and effective communications with HIS personnel, researchers, leaders and administrative personnel at the University of Helsinki and other stakeholders. The assignment is for a full time, permanent position.
For more information, please contact Ms Heli Lahtinen at email@example.com or +358 50 547 7299 (after 5th August 2019) to set up a phone call with Chief Operating Officer Milla Koistinaho.
To apply, please submit your application with a CV and a salary request by 31st August 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd (HIS) is a fully owned subsidiary of the University of Helsinki Funds and responsible for evaluation, protection and commercialisation of inventions arising from the University of Helsinki. We handle over 100 invention disclosures annually, maintain and develop a multidisciplinary patent portfolio and help researchers commercialising their ideas and inventions for the benefit of the world. HIS team has created several fast growing spinout companies in various business sectors – ranging from immunotherapy for cancer to exporting Finnish pre-school excellence. The companies are disseminating the IPR secured by our team and are strongly backed by research expertise at the University of Helsinki. Join us to translate groundbreaking scientific research and innovations into business opportunities.
More information at www.helsinki.fi/en/research/innovation-services