The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Manager (BB-8A86F)

Found in: Neuvoo HK


The Office of Knowledge Transfer is seeking a candidate for the position of a Manager. The appointee will work closely with research project teams. The appointee will be responsible for facilitation of R&D deliverables developed by faculty to products via the ECO system of the HKUST Innovative Collaborative Center (HCIC). HCIC was jointly established by the University and the Beijing Institute for Collaborative Innovation (BICI) to foster the transformation of R&D deliverables into commercially viable businesses, including spin-off.

Reporting to the Associate Vice-President for Knowledge Transfer (AVPKT), the appointee will have the following major responsibilities:

  • Identifying key technologies that have commercialization potential;
  • Performing market analysis, determining business model for commercialization, and preparing a business plan;
  • Liaising with sponsors and project teams to support the launch of R&D deliverables to products;
  • Managing the process of product engineering, market launch and IP licensing; and
  • Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time.
  • Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and with at least 8 years of relevant post-qualification working experience. Preference will be given to candidates with solid entrepreneurial spirit and operating deep tech start up experience. The ideal candidate should be able to perform multiple tasks independently with good organizational and interpersonal skills. Numerical accuracy and attention to details are necessary. He/She must also have an excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua) with good communication skills. Travels to the Mainland will be required. Working outside normal working hours for meetings and events may occasionally be required. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

    (Applicants who have applied earlier to the same position recently need not re-apply.)

    Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

    Please apply on or before 14 April 2021.

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