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Business Development Specialist – Deep Tech Commercialization

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Do you want to help researchers at KTH find the users for their deep tech innovati ons? Are you good at business development and do you have industry experience? Are you interested in joining a deep tech startup as a co-founder? Then you could be exactly the person we are looking for!

KTH Innovation assist researchers at KTH with all types of early stage innovation support to make it easier to take new technology to the market. This includes business coaching, proof-of-concept funding, legal and IP counseling, help in building a successful team plus access to mentorship programs and investor networks.

In many projects we support, researchers want to add to their team people who are dedicated business development specialists and who have specific industry and market experience. This is why we are now recruiting a business developer and industry specialist for a pilot scheme to help a research team get closer to the market.

If you are the right person for the job - based on your specific skills, experience and knowledge - you will be matched up with a research commercialization project. The assignment will be to spend approximately six months collaborating pro-bono with the research team and KTH Innovation to validate the market and understand the business opportunities for the technology. The aim of this discovery phase is to prepare for founding a company and see if you could join as a co-founder.

Skills & Requirements

If you have the commitment and desire to contribute your time and energy to an early stage deep tech startup you should definitely apply. We are looking for people who have knowledge and experience in any of these fields:

  • Business development, strategy and sales
  • Marketing, design and communication
  • Industry specific technology development

If you have experience from the above in multiple industries, or have previously taken technology to the market, well then that is even better. Remember, we are looking for diversity and a broad spectrum of skills and experience so your application is important to us. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

We have no preference regarding from which industry your experience and network come from and find it meriting if you have had a career in several industries. Previous experience from entrepreneurship and hands on experience from bringing technologies to the market is meriting.

We believe in diversity and therefore welcome all applicants regardless of their gender, background, orientation or beliefs.

Great Place to Work

  • Flexibility

  • Responsibility

  • Learn from true innovators

  • See a business idea develop

  • Work with creative, enthusiastic professionals

  • The potential for large financial rewards

  • Your work will be recognized

About the company

About KTH Innovation

KTH Innovation support the startups sprung from the technology hotbed of KTH. We work in the early stages to help our startups reach the next level. We give professional support for all of KTH’s research platforms and our startups operate in areas such as Information and Communication Technology, Energy, Materials, Life Science Technology and Transport.

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