Comprising Hong Kong Science Park, InnoCentre and Industrial Estates, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is a statutory body dedicated to building a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem to connect stakeholders, nurture technology talents, facilitate collaboration, and...

Comprising Hong Kong Science Park, InnoCentre and Industrial Estates, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is a statutory body dedicated to building a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem to connect stakeholders, nurture technology talents, facilitate collaboration, and catalyse innovations to deliver social and economic benefits to Hong Kong and the region.

Established in May 2001, HKSTP has been driving the development of Hong Kong into a regional hub for innovation and growth in several focused clusters including Electronics, Information & Communications Technology, Green Technology, Biomedical Technology, Material and Precision Engineering. We enable science and technology companies to nurture ideas, innovate and grow, supported by our R&D facilities, infrastructure, and market-led laboratories and technical centres with professional support services. We also offer value added services and comprehensive incubation programmes for technology start-ups to accelerate their growth.

Technology businesses benefit from our specialised services and infrastructure at Hong Kong Science Park for applied research and product development; enterprises can find creative design support at InnoCentre; while skill-intensive businesses are served by our three industrial estates at Tai Po, Tseung Kwan O and Yuen Long.

Manager, University & Institution Partnerships

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 6 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Others
Job function Engineering > Engineering Project Management
Health / Fitness / Beauty Care / Recreation > Health Care Service
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 23/03/2020
ref. SCMP/MUIP/200323

Objectives & Key Responsibilities  

HKSTP is devoted to driving the development of a vibrant I&T ecosystem in Hong Kong. In view of the rapid expansion & continuous growth of the Corporation, we are looking for a seasoned candidate to drive the technology commercialization projects & collaborations with global leading universities & research institutes. He/she is expected to take key responsibilities outlined below:-  

  • Enable more interactions among academia, industries, park companies and university students to nurture entrepreneurship, drive commercialization of R&D technology projects and bring about commercial partnerships between these stakeholders
  • Support a solid linkage between university and industry in terms of talent training, placement and talent pipelines for future R&D activities
  • Build and maintain good relationships with industry leaders, universities, institutions, start-up communities, incubators, government authorities, etc.
  • Keep abreast of technology trends & other market intelligence and transform them into business opportunities
  • Coordinate the marketing activities including delegation visits to promote HKSP as an innovation and technology hub
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the management  

Requirements  

  • Holder of university degree preferably in Engineering- or Science-related subjects
  • 6 - 8 years of relevant working experience. Candidates with less experience will be considered for a lower position
  • Experienced in technology transfer / commercialization in any of the following areas will be a definite advantage – Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Healthcare, Smart City, Fintech or Advanced Materials Manufacturing
  • Some network with academia of Engineering, Science or Technology disciplines, industries and high-tech companies
  • Knowledgeable about intellectual properties, technology transfer, technology licensing, patent landscape, industry technology trends, government policies and incentives for I&T development
  • Good command in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua)
  • Personal attributes: versatile and dynamic, mature and entrepreneurial flair with excellent interpersonal & influencing skills; passionate with can-do attitude; 

We offer market competitive compensation, 5-day work week and generous benefits including medical and life insurance. To apply, please send your full resume with current and expected salary to the Human Resources & Office Administration Department, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, 5/F, Building 5E, 5 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, Hong Kong or, by clicking  on or before 5 April 2020. Please quote the reference number on the email subject/envelope and the application letter.

Personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only. All personal data collected will be used strictly in accordance with employer’s personal data policies, you can access to HKSTP’s Personal Information Collection Statement at https://www.hkstp.org/hkstp_web/en/hkstp/personal-information-collection-statement-recruitment

Applicants not invited for interview within four weeks after application deadline may consider their applications unsuccessful. Personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be retained for a maximum of two years.

www.hkstp.org