Innovation Scout - North America

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: immediately
  • Location: Enfield, CT (US) / Boston, MA / New York, NY / Northeast, USA / Remote/Home Office / Research Triangle Park, NC / San Diego, CA / San Francisco, CA / Washington D.C. / West Coast, CA
  • Job-ID: R3447

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 4,500 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. You would like to be in an environment in which you can work efficiently? At Eppendorf you will be using your competencies to work on solutions for operational matters in a positive and affirmative working environment. You will be working closely with your team. You are also motivated by responsible tasks? Then apply now!

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Your challenges

  • Scout for, identify and evaluate attractive companies for investment and partnering
  • Technology scouting, ranging from screening and evaluating early-stage concept ideas to identifying new technologies and application-driven business opportunities
  • Analyze and interpret relevant business and technology trends in North America
  • Develop relationships and establish collaboration network within the North American life science ecosystem (e.g., with Academia, Industry, KOLs, Incubators, Accelerators and startups)
  • Manage and liaise with potential technology partners (e.g., universities, startups…)
  • Manage and support pre-studies to evaluate promising technologies and verify their benefits, cost and risk
  • Participate in the evaluation and due diligence of specific collaboration / partnering / investment opportunities in close collaboration with other members of the EpIC team
  • Contribute to the development of the EpIC business and investment strategy with the EpIC leadership team and to establishing EpIC as a “brand” in the life science technology and investment sector
  • Located in North America (preferably U.S. East or West Coast)

Your expertise

  • Successfully completed master’s degree in life sciences, (bio-)engineering or related field, with at least 3-5 years of relevant work experience, or, the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Well-networked in cutting-edge life-science, biotech-industrial, pharma and clinical environment with a focus on the future
  • Good understanding and knowledge of processes and applications in life science research and diagnostics labs and of the industry serving this space
  • Solid scientific/technical background specifically around applications and solutions
  • Excellent technical, analytical skills and business acumen
  • Project management skills in a cross-functional setup
  • Pragmatic, results-oriented working style and an independent, proactive approach to new challenges and problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to network effectively (internal and external) and establish meaningful and lasting working relationships
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced work setting and meet project deliverables and timelines
  • Ability to work in a virtual/home office-based team setup, with travel up to 50% of time

Your benefits at Eppendorf

  • Competitive total rewards package including health, financial, and education benefits
  • Innovative and Collaborative corporate culture
  • Contribute to improving the human living condition
  • Direct impact on business

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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