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The Academic Medical Center (AMC) and the Free University Medical Center (VUmc) have merged their research institutes into eight so-called Alliance Institutes. For one of these Alliance Institutes, Amsterdam Neuroscience, we are looking for a dedicated business developer.
Working at AMC The dedicated Business Developer will be based at Innovation eXchange Amsterdam (IXA), the expertise center of AMC, VUmc, VU, UvA and HvA in which these five institutes have combined their knowledge transfer offices. As member of the IXA Office AMC-Neuroscience team, the Business Developer will serve the AMC part of Amsterdam Neuroscience, the largest neuroscience institute in the Netherlands, which combines AMC’s and VUmc’s innovative neuroscience research and clinical care in many brain diseases.
As the front office of Amsterdam Neuroscience, the IXA-Neuroscience team is responsible for developing and managing research collaborations that support innovative research in brain disease diagnosis and treatment. In order to develop the highest impact collaborative research, the IXA-Neuroscience team must perform strategic business development activities at a level benefitting the technical and business complexity of the neuroscience field.
Functioning as the key market connector within the IXA-Neuroscience team at AMC for Amsterdam Neuroscience, the Dedicated Business Developer employs a wide range of activities to scout external leads and obtain deeply insightful market intelligence about external research needs. From this intelligence, key outside contacts are developed toward enduring relationships. This network is continuously engaged to find potential matches between internal research interests and external commercial needs. This position requires broad insight about activities in neuroscience drug discovery, the current landscape in pharmaceutical clinical trials and marketed drugs, biomarkers, diagnostics and devices, as well as detailed understanding of research agreement formats, patent strategy, and clinical development strategies. In addition to explicit knowledge about the life science industry, this position will rely upon a deep understanding of internal neuroscience research capacities, and an equal mixture of business intuition and strategic insights coupled with an intense drive to develop new business.
The Business Developer will work in close harmony with the Scientific Directors of Amsterdam Neuroscience, and the Industry Alliance Office (IAO) at VUmc. Through IXA Office VU-VUmc, the IAO team at VUmc coordinates for Neuroscience the negotiation, signing and monitoring of all contracts executed.
Responsibilities: As Business Developer, you propel the search and acquisition for new collaborative research with outside parties, especially pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Your key responsibilities will be:
We offer you ample opportunities for development, deepening and widening, extra training and a place to grow! Working in the AMC means working in an inspiring and professional environment where development is stimulated in every respect.
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