Licensing and Business Development Manager/Tech-Transfer Specialist

 Bengaluru, Karnataka


The selected candidate will be joining a ‘Research Translation and Commercialization Program’, working alongside an extensive team of professionals, and will be principally tasked with ‘IP Management’ & enabling successful ‘Commercial Transfer’ of in-house developed technologies. The selected candidate:

  • Will interface extensively with industry
    o For identifying technology transfer focal points
    o For understanding the technology transfer needs and opportunities within the industry
    o For licensing negotiations and enabling successful technology transfer of the developed technology
  • Will serve as a local expert on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in the team & Will assist with drafting, executing, and managing various agreements
  • Will build a network of relevant stakeholders, especially the regional entities, to assist
    with the transfer & commercialization of developed technologies
  • Will facilitate with IP/ Patentability analysis of innovations under development/to be
    selected for development by the program
  • Will continuously access the commercial/market potential of innovations developed/under development
    o Will carry out Technology Readiness Level (TRL)-based assessments of technologies being developed with a clear focus on ‘Commercial-readiness’
  • Will coordinate with the entire team and help with IP prioritization, securing & managing IP Rights, and developing and executing the commercialization strategy
  • Will assist with developing technology transfer pilots/processes & the commercial outreach
  • Will research, employ, and share the best practices within the domains of technology transfer and commercialization, entrepreneurial start-ups, product development, and private and public investment


A Ph.D. in life-sciences or allied sciences Or an MBA with a Master or Bachelor in life-sciences or allied science


  • 3-5 years of industry or equivalent experience would be preferred (though we are open to
    talented and motivated freshers as well)
  • Excellent Inter-communication skills (oral and written), highly developed presentation skills, and a true Team-player
  • Ability to work independently with excellent report writing and research & information assimilation skills
  • A well-organized individual with multi-tasking skills who thrives on diversity in an evolving professional environment

To Apply

If you are a dynamic and independent professional who has the potential to contribute to challenging projects and are excited by collaborative, interdisciplinary work, please send your résumé and a brief message to get in touch with us at ‘’ by 1st Dec, 2020

Please refer to the position name in the subject line of your e-mail. Candidates whose profiles match our requirements will be contacted directly.

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