Are you looking for a new opportunity in the field of food system incubation and acceleration in an organization that strongly supports professional growth? Would you like to use your expertise to drive a sustainable future while working in an inspiring international community at the cutting edge of science and technology? VTT might be just the place for you.
VTT is one of the leading research organisations in Europe. What unites us at VTT are curiosity, a passion for learning and a purpose: to solve the biggest challenges of our time and turn them into sustainable growth and well-being. Our cross-disciplinary community of over 2000 brilliant minds is focused on creating impact through science-based innovation. Get to know us further by exploring VTT’s research infra at VTT World.
We are now looking for Senior Specialist, incubation and acceleration to join our Incubation and Acceleration team.
As a Senior Specialist, incubation and acceleration your key goals will be the design and implementation of the Nordic FAN acceleration program, and its project management. On the Nordic FAN program, you will collaborate with the Activity leader, who is responsible for coordinating the project on the upper level as the master contact to EIT and the curriculum design towards the EIT FAN partners.
About the Nordic Food Accelerator Network (FAN):
Taking the lead on the initiative, VTT has joined in a consortium together with University of Helsinki to run the Nordic Food Accelerator Network (FAN). The Nordic FAN is part of the EIT FAN, which is a multi-location accelerator program delivered across Europe, to support high impact agri-food startups to maximize their success. In practice, over a 4-month acceleration period, the selected startups will have access to a buffet of tools, connections, mentors and expertise to them to succeed. The Nordic Food Accelerator Network will focus on accelerating existing, European Agro-Food startups to the next level.
You will work as part of our Incubation and Acceleration team, which delivers the internal spin-off incubation activities and the external accelerator program. The internal incubator program, VTT LaunchPad funds and steers internal VTT venture teams to spin-off their deep tech as fundable startups based on VTT owned IPR.
In practice, you will design the acceleration program and in collaboration with our consortium partners. As part of the targets described above, your responsibilities include:
Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds!
Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 28th November 2021. We will process applications as they come in, and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.
For further information, please contact
Lotta Partanen, Manager Incubation and Acceleration, +358504802706, email@example.com, best available for questions, 2.11 at 15-16.00, 4.11 at 8-9.30, 5.11 at 12.30-14.00, 11.11 at 11-13.00.
Mirva Lampinen, Co-Creation Manager, +3584067749233, firstname.lastname@example.org, best available for questions 8- 9.11 at 15.00-17.00 10.11 at 9-10.
We look forward to hearing from you!
VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
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