Inventya is a dynamic and rapidly growing international innovation management consultancy offering new approaches to support the development and commercialisation of advanced science and technologies. This is an exciting time to join our growing company based in Warrington, and we are looking for a Senior Innovation Advisor to reflect the innovative nature of our business and the team.
Inventya is part of a team of organisations delivering Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and Innovate2Succeed (I2S) programmes supporting the growth and scaling of businesses commercialising innovative technologies. Part-funded by Innovate UK and the European Commission, EEN and the I2S programme are key instruments in the UK and EU’s strategy to boost growth and jobs.
Accessing opportunities, obtaining sound advice and proactively building partnerships and networks is vital for most businesses to be successful. A highly motivated and dynamic senior innovation advisor is sought to deliver I2S support to North West based small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Working with each company, the advisor will analyse existing innovation management capabilities and barriers, then broker and/or deliver an action plan that significantly improves the client’s innovation systems and practices, leading to increased business success. Business success is measured in terms of bringing new products to market, creation of new jobs, introducing new products/technologies into the company for increased productivity, increased turnover etc.
The successful candidate is likely to have a degree (or equivalent), have good working knowledge of innovation and commercialisation. As an experienced business person you will use your knowledge and experience to assist SME owners, directors and managers overcome barriers to exploiting their ideas commercially.
Responsibilities will include:
Knowledge and experience:
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The successful candidate will be based in Birchwood (Warrington) and will be required to regularly travel to client SMEs across the North West and on occasion, the UK and wider European destinations (post COVID).
The position is funded by Innovate UK and Horizon 2020.
£40,000 - £46,000
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