The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) is seeking a Communications Officer to work in the Knowledge Transfer Technologies (KTT) Department.
This position will be funded by the Investigo Programme aimed at facilitating the entry into the work force for young professionals, following the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, financed by the European Union-NextGenerationEU. The program targets young professionals between the ages of 16 and 30 who are seeking employment to develop and execute tasks and initiatives related to the field of research and innovation.
For more information on the Investigo Programme, you can review the program guidelines here.
ICIQ is one of the world’s internationally recognized leading institutions in the field of chemistry committed to solving major social and economic challenges by conducting top quality research in two main areas: Renewable Energy and Catalysis. The institute also aims at training the future generation of scientists by offering high-quality educational programs to master, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers (full details on http://www.iciq.org/).
The Knowledge Transfer Technologies (KTT) Department aims at strengthening collaborations with the industrial sector, notably by transferring ICIQ technologies to new or existing companies, as a means of increasing social impact and contributing to the economic support of the Institute.
The Communications Officer will join the KTT area to strengthen the communication and the transfer of the results obtained and will work in close connection the Communications and Image unit.
- Support the design and implementation of ICIQ’s strategy for technology transfer and innovation programs (creation of content and resources, course preparation, assisting scientific fairs)
- Dissemination, promotion and communication of research, results and new chemical technologies developed in the center, as a key factor in the progress of a sustainable society and to attract the interest of industry, investors and technology centers.
- Dissemination, promotion and communication of contract research projects with industry.
- Participate in the drafting of technology transfer projects to obtain public and private funding.