Head of Technology Transfer Office

Industry: Public Sector


The role will lead the organisation’s Technology Transfer Office, implementing technology transfer services between the organisation and industry customers / wider stakeholders that accelerates technology translation, transfer and commercial use.


  • Manage the Technology Transfer team (5 staff) with emphasis on industry engagement, contract negotiation and business development.
  • Manage a portfolio of high value research, identifying and exploiting IP
  • Work closely with government departments, EI, IDA, SFI to build links with industry
  • Collaborate with relevant national and international research communities.

Key requirements

  • PhD
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar technology transfer role (research / academia oriented) within food, agriculture, life sciences or similar sectors
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Thorough knowledge and practice of Intellectual Property management
  • Experience in commercialisation of research adding value to a broad range of research areas

To discuss the role or to request an information pack please contact Duncan Gruselle, InterSearch Ireland duncan@intersearch.ie – Tel 083 342 3146

To apply for this job email your details to duncan@intersearch.ie.

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