As Business Development Manager you will manage a portfolio of technology-based innovations within the Erasmus MC Technology Transfer Office (TTO) and report to the Manager TTO. Your main responsibility will be the successful transfer of intellectual property, starting from the initial discussion with an inventor up to a deal with a (newly formed) company or investor. Erasmus MC stimulates entrepreneurship and an entrepreneurial attitude. Your main focus area will be the MedTech innovations.
Your main duties will consist of:
- couting and screening of new inventions,
- evaluation of the potential market(s) based on the invention's current stage of development, unique features and benefits as well as competition in the market and market needs, size and dynamics.
Part of this evaluation includes options for Intellectual Property protection such as patents. Based on the conclusions of your evaluation, you will engage in discussions with commercial parties and investors to negotiate licenses and start-up formation. Building good relationships with faculty members as well as potential licensees is a crucial part of this role.