Director of Business Development, Research & Innovation



Director of Business Development, Research & Innovation



Employment Type:



per year

Job Description:

We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.

  •  Serve as a primary contact for inquiries regarding research partnerships, access to clinical centres, institutes and programs, connections to clinicall expertise, facilities and equipment.
  • Identify, build, develop, and manage a robust short- and long-term portfolio of potential internal and external partners in the research and innovation ecosystem.
  • Study, monitor, and keep up to date with market and research developments, new agencies, new government programs, and other relevant areas. 
  • Masters with an emphasis on business acumen
  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • A minimum of five years' experience working within public, private and academic sectors;
  • Experience in business development, planning and budget management;
  • Experience in leading the conceptualization, development, and implementation of industry and community engagement, strategies and approaches;
  • Experience in evaluating, maintaining and growing a portfolio of innovations of commercially relevant technologies and associated intellectual property to commercial application through meaningful partnerships with the private sector and/or the creation of new start-up companies.
  • Ability to identify, develop and negotiate innovative technologies, partnerships, strategic alliances and relationships with support from private and public sectors.
  • Experience in managing business contracts, license agreements and intelligence gathering (e.g., technology and market assessments)
Company Info
Nova Scotia Health Authority

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