Job Offer

Campus Technologies Freiburg GmbH (CTF) has an immediate vacancy for an

Innovation Manager

full time.

At universities, scientists are constantly developing new ideas and inventions. Industry can develop new products from these innovations and bring them to market. Preferably preferably protected by patents and the universities receive returns, e.g. through licenses. licenses. As a bridge between science and industry, the Federal Ministry of Economics has entrusted patent exploitation agencies with this task through its funding programs.

CTF GmbH works as a PVA for the University and University Hospital of Freiburg, among others. It is the point of contact for university inventors and supports them in all aspects of the process from invention to innovation. Exploitation takes place through existing or new companies, which CTF also proactively promotes.

Your responsibilities include

  • Contact person for “IP” within the scope of R&D projects of the university
  • Inventor consulting
  • Patent and market research
  • Development of a case-by-case IP strategy
  • Support of IP proceedings in all stages
  • Supervision of patent portfolios together with the patent office
  • Cooperation with external patent law firms
  • Exploitation of suitable IP rights and families of IP rights in existing and new companies incl. the presentation of “tech offers” on the web and at trade fairs

Your qualifications / profile includes

  • A degree with a focus on life sciences / biotechnology
  • Experience in national and international patent law
  • Exploitation experience from previous work
  • Preferably own entrepreneurial experience
  • Business fluent in written and spoken English
  • Careful, committed and independent way of working
  • High reliability and team spirit

We will support you in your start at CTF GmbH and offer you a challenging, varied and responsible position, we offer you a challenging, versatile and responsible job from the invention to the innovation and a modern equipped workplace including home office, an adequate remuneration and a pleasant working atmosphere.

Please send inquiries and applications to

Professor Dr. Bernhard Arnolds
Managing Director of Campus Technologies Freiburg GmbH
Stefan-Meier-Strasse 8
79104 Freiburg (Germany)
Phone: (+49) 0761 203 4918