To continue the development of BIOASTER’s project portfolio and develop its valorization, we are seeking a Director of Business Development.
Reporting to BIOASTER CSO, she/he will be responsible for the business development of the Institute by preparing, maintaining and executing a Business Master Plan which supports BIOASTER Scientific Strategy. He/she will identify and secure a significant flow of new collaborative research projects involving existing and new industrial partners will workin close collaboration with BIOASTER’s science, technology, financial, legal and IP teams, play a pivotal role in collaborative non-governmental programs, and will be accountable for the overall alliance management portfolio and valorization of the project outputs.
Seek and establish significant collaborative research projects with current and new industrial and academic partners
Define BIOASTER partnership strategy ,actors’ mapping, and create a strong and efficient network.
Identify and establish new contacts with targeted international pharmaceutical, diagnostic, nutritional, animal health, biotechnology and related technology companies in order to understand their R&D needs and capabilities to identify potential areas of collaboration
Develop collaborative ways of working with Thematic and Technology Units to promote, represent BIOASTER and its capabilities through conferences (BIO, JP Morgan ..), company visits and any other efficient means
Coordinate business intelligence
Provide business vision for the assessment of new projects
Provide business support to the science and technology teams to assist them in constructing collaborative projects
Ensure that new collaborative projects are consistent with the business model and financial requirements of BIOASTER
Play a key role in the negotiations to reach project agreements with partners and actively participate in their valorization implementation strategy
Nurture existing partners and collaborations (Alliance Management)
Manage with IP/Legal team BIOASTER out-licensing portfolio and with Finance & IP/Legal team solutions for tech transfer (spin off, IP transaction, licensing out …, …).
Recruit, manage and train the partnership development team, define actions and resources required to achieve the objectives,