Impact Developer Sustainable and Smart Industry

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Universiteit Twente

Job description

To further develop our UT proposition in the field of Sustainable and Smart industries, we are looking for an impact developer. Industry is transforming rapidly. Faced with a labour shortage, companies need to improve their productivity, while simultaneously making their operations more sustainable. At the UT, more than 25 research groups across all faculties are working on research to support the large transitions industry is facing. A wide range of research and development collaborations are ongoing ranging from developing new fundamental concepts to applying them to address industrial challenges related to energy and resource efficiency, circularity, sustainable manufacturing systems, change management and many more.

In this position, you are working in the Impact Development team of UT’s Strategic Business Development department and will collaborate closely with lead researchers, other business developers and institute colleagues.

Your main activity is to identify the key stakeholders inside and outside UT, to connect these and to further develop collaborative and lasting programs. This involves that:

  • You are jointly responsible for establishing and putting together sustainable relationships with major industrial partners, governments and networks, including the development of propositions/roadmaps and acquisition of external funding
  • You support, advise, and guide researchers and consortia within the organization, and expand the network of contacts.
  • You create, in close collaboration with the lead researchers and management, a vision and future plan for a selection of relevant topics.
  • You create support for your plans at all levels and you are closely involved in their implementation and evaluation.
  • You are initiating and maintaining relevant industry relations

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