N8’s exciting new portfolio of research themes is designed to enable large scale collaborations with economic impact; we are working in the context of the Northern Powerhouse to deliver impact through innovation, funding and growth agendas – establishing Innovation Communities in which multiple sectors collaborate for innovation and economic growth.
As a result, we have created the position of N8 Innovation and Engagement Manager, and we are looking for a highly motivated individual to work with external collaborators and academic staff to promote collaboration across the N8 Universities with the wider innovation community.
The role will include liaison with academics, businesses, with external funding bodies such as Research Councils, and government. The successful applicant will engage within N8’s priority research areas to scout and coordinate activities, and shape the N8 and wider innovation community to ensure successful collaboration and funding bids. We are seeking an individual with the knowledge and credibility to engage and influence academics, business, funders and government, and the ability to build networks that deliver impact on a cross-sectoral basis.
The role is based at the Manchester N8 Office. More info via the link below.