Sirris is the collective centre for and by the technological industry. Driven by the industry, we advise and work with companies to turn innovation into success so that they can future-proof their product, factory and business.
Are you technologically curious in a broad sense and do you have an acute feeling on the innovation landscape, both in industry and in research environments? Do you want to make your mark by identifying industry trends and technological challenges? Are you interested in delving deeper into the field of Intellectual Property in the innovation landscape? Then you are probably in the right place in our Corporate Development team!
The mission of our Corporate Development team is to support both the companies and our own Sirris teams of experts in the following core activities:
Technology scouting and technology watch to identify, understand and publish important innovation trends to inspire the companies and Sirris colleagues.
Developing technology, strategy and industrial roadmaps to help steer content choices at Sirris.
The management and definition of an industry-driven portfolio of research and innovation projects.
Providing intellectual property services within the entire innovation process occurring at the companies level. Being member of the Patlib 2.0 European network, our Patent Cell delivers specific information and offers a wide range of services relating to intellectual property to our client companies e.g. IP strategy, patent analysis, competition monitoring, etc..
What is your position about exactly?
- In consultation with your colleagues, you conduct IP searches and patent analyzes with and for companies.
- Through your in-depth patent analyses on specific technology topics, you will gain a broader view on Technology Scouting activity and gradually become more actively involved in this field in order to be able to deliver clear and relevant messages on future trends occurring in the industry, to which we in turn need to adjust our own strategic direction.
As you will grow in your role, you will become increasingly involved in the other activities of the team, including providing support to colleagues in proposals writing and in the setting up of research and innovation projects.
In the longer term, you will be involved in shaping our strategic innovation master plan.