This position will provide KTA support for Berkshire, Surrey and London West. Apply by 21st September 2018.

This Knowledge Transfer Adviser position will provide support for Berkshire, Surrey and London West. Based from home or the London office with significant local travel, and occasional travel to elsewhere in the UK. The salary for the role is £45,000pa Р£60,000pa depending on experience.

The job purpose is to facilitate knowledge transfer and innovation linkages between UK business and the UK research base (Universities, RTOs [research and technology organisations] and national facilities), especially via promotion, brokerage, mentoring and support of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs). The role is an important component of the Innovate UK family’s strategic relationships with the UK research base.

Scope:

Assisting UK businesses to innovate, grow and profit from effective transfer of knowledge from the research base into business – covering all technologies and industries.

All KTAs have both a local role and a national role, acting as a knowledgeable conduit between the Innovate UK family, the local research base and innovation ecosystem and the national equivalents. A significant part of the role will be the facilitation, brokerage, mentoring and support of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships funded by Innovate UK and other KTP sponsors.

The role will suit an individual who knows how businesses work and enjoys helping them to work better. This will mean working with many different organisations at a senior level and so a passion for effective translation of science and technology into new and improved products, processes and services in business is vital.

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