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New vacancies for National SPRINT Innovation Manager and Regional Space Innovation Manager

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Two new vacancies have opened to support the national SPRINT business support programme

The National SPRINT Innovation Manager will operate remotely in a nationwide context and work within a virtual national team, to lead and manage the successful delivery of practical innovation support from the partner universities and manage and deliver a proportion of programme outputs and outcomes on time and to budget.

The Regional Space Innovation Manager will be embedded within the University of Leicester and work within a virtual national team, to lead and manage the successful delivery of practical innovation support from the University and manage and deliver a proportion of University/programme outputs and outcomes on time and to budget.

The purpose of the National SPRINT Innovation Manager and Regional SPRINT Innovation Manager roles includes:

  • Exploiting the research capabilities and assets within the partner universities to facilitate and secure research, development and innovation collaborations with businesses in the space and space-enabled sectors using upstream and downstream space technologies and services
  • Working with researchers and partners to engage with businesses in the space and space-enabled sectors to nurture and broker funded collaborations using the mechanisms provided by the SPRINT programme and other identified sources for collaborative funding (UK Space Agency, European Space Agency, UK Research and Innovation – UKRI, etc)
  • Working closely with internal and external space sector leads to make the University/SPRINT programme research community aware of the research, development and innovation (R, D & I) potential of these businesses, and make the businesses aware of the research capacity and capability of the partner universities

Click here for more information on the National SPRINT Innovation Manager position and for details on how to apply

Click here for more information on the Regional Space Innovation Manager position and for details on how to apply

For informal enquiries, please contact Martin Barstow or Williams Wells 

Please note: the advert will close at midnight on Wednesday 26 May 2021.

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