Are you one of us who wants to have real impact on the biggest challenges the world is facing? This might be for you.
With us you will be responsible for
VTT is looking for a dynamic and ambitious manager to set up and run an internal incubator. The incubator will scout promising technologies and ideas within VTT, build teams and help in launching industry-changing startups.
VTT is a powerhouse of scientific research and bold technology development with a global network of industrial customers. It is also where many of the most ambitious and successful Finnish technology startups such as as Dispelix, Spectral Engine, Spinnova, Paptic and Solar Foods have started from. Now VTT is setting up a tech incubator to facilitate the innovation process and build the next generation of game changing companies. Learn more about VTT Deep Tech Incubator on www.vttlaunchpad.fi.
Your responsibility will be to build and drive the incubator process: scout teams and ideas, build most promising startup teams and support in launching successful science-driven startup companies to global markets.
You will help to develop processes and services (including HR and IPR) for launching ventures as well as facilitate and prepare the decision-making for investments. Marketing and promoting the incubator both internally and externally is a core part of the work as well as engaging expert resources, potential new team hires, business mentors and early stage investors and interacting with the industry and startup communities. You will also give entrepreneurial support to other research programs inside VTT, and will report to the head of strategy at VTT.
We expect you to have
The job will require experience in building and working in corporate venturing and/or building deep technology start-ups as well as preferably running an incubator or accelerator. We expect you to be a great communicator and orchestrator, as it is a people job. You will need to breathe technology, be number-oriented and read the markets. We appreciate you having extensive existing networks. We expect you to have experience in and an eye for team building and good understanding of IPR and marketing.
As a person you are
- Work well under time pressure
- Enjoy working with various stakeholders and with different kinds of people
- Outgoing and enthusiastic
We offer interesting new tasks and the needed support and coaching.
For further information
Katri Kallio, Vice President, Strategy and business intelligence, tel. +358408433790, is available on Monday, 10.12. at 9:00-10:00, Wednesday, 12.12. at 12.00-13:00, or Thursday 13.12. at 9:00-10:00.
Peppi Härme, HR Manager, 0405729373 , is available on Tuesday, 11.12. at 12:00-14:00 or Wednesday, 12.12. at 15:00-16:00.
Sanna-Mari Muukka, at Mercuri Urval, Group Director, tel.+358 44 5071633.
Please send your application and your CV via www.mercuriurval.fi (reference FI-13456) no later than 16.12.2018.
VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€.
VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious.