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NeuroSphere: Entrepreneur-in-Residence

NeuroSphere is seeking to hire a consultant on a contractual basis to provide professional services to advance HBHL’s innovation goals and deliverables, funding programs, activities and strategic partnerships with industry, health-care practitioners, government, academia and the public. The responsibilities of the Entrepreneur-in-Residence will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Working 2 to 2.5 days per week directly with NeuroSphere (details to be discussed)
  • Increasing NeuroSphere’s visibility and outreach (e.g. by participating in one or two national or international conferences per year and attending meetings with stakeholders)
  • Providing mentoring and strategic guidance for neuroscience projects in drug discovery, medical devices or digital health; Offer support and guidance in the development of innovation maturation strategies, innovation commercialization strategies, and start-up creation.
  • Offering feedback on intellectual property and commercialization: Assist in navigating the intellectual property and financing options that will help move a technology/product from the concept stage to the marketplace.
  • Supporting the negotiation of licensing terms: Working alongside McGill’s Innovations and Partnerships group, offer support to identify the terms and contractual considerations most likely to be encountered in negotiating a license agreement.
  • Developing connections with appropriate partners, including industry, venture capitals and incubators
  • Working closely with the Innovation and Partnerships group of McGill’s Office of the Vice Principal (Research and Innovation)

Application

Deadline: July 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

neurosphere [at] mcgill.ca (Submit your CV in PDF format to NeuroSphere by email).

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