Enterprise Europe Network – Technology and Innovation Officer
Swansea University delivers services for the Enterprise Europe Network which is currently funded by Innovate UK and European Union. As a member of the Enterprise Europe Network project team the purpose of the role is to provide support and advice to SMEs in Wales who wish to: •Enter new markets and internationalise •Find partners for commercial, technology and R&D opportunities •Access UK/EU funding and finance •Commercialise their technology •Plan and organise brokerage events •Protect their Intellectual Property Rights
The incumbent will need to build strong client and stakeholder relationships creating added value for their SME clients. An understanding of the innovation landscape in Wales and intellectual property rights is fundamental to success. Client support is recorded so that impact and client satisfaction can be evidenced.
Applicants must have demonstrable experience of dealing with applications for innovation funding and business finance and experience and evidence of working to deliver high impact business support to companies and engaging them in programmes.
This fixed term post has been funded by the EC COSME project for the period 1/02/2019 to 31/12/2019."