Horizon Discovery is an award-winning Biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Using our proprietary gene-editing platform and deep scientific expertise, we design and engineer genetically-
modified cells that are applied in research and clinical applications. Our rapidly growing product catalogue, service offering and research programmes are powering progress to understand the genetics drivers of disease and ultimately advance human health.
Due to growth of our business, we are looking for an Innovation Officer to join our Innovation team. Reporting to the Innovation Business Manager you will work closely with senior members of the Innovation and R&D teams to evaluate intellectual property matters, evaluate technology disclosures, to process agreements and term sheets pertaining to Horizon Discovery IP, and support business development and in-
and out-licensing activities.
Ideally you will have experience of working with IP, dealing with contracts pertaining to licences, collaborative research agreement and feel confident discussion genetics, molecular biology, immunology or bioinformatics.
Key activities :
Qualifications and Skills :
Additional experience of technology evaluation or negotiation within the IP arena is advantageous. Successful candidates will need to be highly motivated, driven, team player with excellent communication skills, attention to detail and excellent record keeping.
You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
In return we offer a varied and interesting working environment and we are focused on recognition and empowerment of our scientists and operational teams and a competitive salary and benefits package, including :