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Business Developer (Foundry IT)
Aalto University

Date Posted Jul. 21, 2021
Title Business Developer (Foundry IT)
University Aalto University
, Finland
Department T212 Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Mechanical Engineering
Would you like to create international business from research and be part of deep tech startup?

We are now looking for a


to join a team of research experts with pool of mentors for the case at School of Engineering.

Smart Casting is a tool and software for marking and identifying the objects and parts in the foundry workshop and in the chain submitting the manufactured items from workshop to customers as well as a quality control system. The project aims into commercialization of the tool and software as new business in eventual startup or in existing company.

Your goals

You will actively identify potential customers/partners for the project and negotiate with them. You also prepare commercialization paths to meet the potential client’s demand. Important task is to make go-to market plan for the services and products of the project and map out different commercialization options e.g. start-up establishment. 

What we offer 

We offer meaningful job where you can create business from research in international environment. You will get the support of the research team, mentors, Aalto Innovation Services, Aalto Startup Center and the active Aalto community. After the project, there is a possibility that you could become part of the new deep tech startup as a CEO or Business Director.

We value 
  • fluency in English and Finnish language
  • experience in business development, commercialization and entrepreneurship
  • experience in the case industry or some exposure to it helps
  • ability to work with people from different backgrounds
  • excellent teamwork, negotiation and communications skills 

Ready to apply? 

You will be employed by Aalto University for the duration of the project. The project is currently applying for the funding and the employment is subject to a positive funding decision of Business Finland. The projects typically last 1,5 -2 years. The position can be either full-time or part-time depending on your skills and role. The project is planned to start in January 2022.

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Please apply online through "Apply for this job" link and include CV, application letter with salary request and references. 

The call is open until 2nd August 2021, but we will start reviewing immediately. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

Note that we are not looking consultancy type of arrangements, rather a team member who is employed by Aalto, and would be interested also in participating in potential future spin-out. 

For more information

For more information, please contact Senior Innovation Advisor Panu Kuosmanen: +358 50 384 1600, calling time Friday, July 16 th at 9-10.

More information about Business Finland Research to Business funding: 

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