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SoftBank to take Latin America by storm with creation of $5bn Innovation Fund

2019-03-08 01:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

Japanese telecoms giant, SoftBank, has created a $5 billion investment fund, designed to streamline investment and development of Latin America's growing technology sector. In addition to the creation of the $5bn Innovation Fund…read more on TotalTele.com »

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AkzoNobel Opens UK R&D Innovation Campus

2019-03-07 16:09:00| Coatings World Breaking News

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Business Development Innovation Manager for Space Exploration

2019-02-28 16:29:20| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Terma The hightech and innovative Terma Group develops products and systems for defence, nondefence and security applications, including command and control systems, radar systems, selfprotection systems for aircraft and vessels, space technology, and aerostructures for the aircraft industry. Terma is headquartered at Aarhus, Denmark. Internationally, Terma has subsidiaries and operations in The Netherlands, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Singapore and the U.S. The Space Business Area contributes with missioncustomized software and hardware products including power systems and star trackers as well as services to support a number of inorbit pioneering European scientific and Earth observation satellite missions. Additionally, Terma is contracted for the development and delivery of software and hardware systems and services for numerous ongoing and future European, and international missions. Terma Space operates out of Denmark, The Netherlands, France, Germany, the UK and France. Job description For our customer, the European Space Agency ESA, we are seeking an experienced Business Development specialist to work at ESAs ESTEC site in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Responsibilities You will be assigned to support the Strategy Innovation Team in the Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration as Innovation Manager. The Strategy and Innovation team integrates the overall ESA space exploration strategy, supports the preparation of future space exploration missions, implements actions aimed at integrating space exploration into the society and promoting global cooperation as well as develops and implements a comprehensive innovation plan for space exploration. As part of the innovation plan, ESA implements actions to nurture both, the emergence of services providers offering access to ISS and other platforms for commerciallydriven non ESAfunded research and applications and a new, primarily industrial user community exploiting the new service offer for up and downstream applications. Under the direct authority of the Lead of the Strategy and Innovation Team, the Innovation Manager is responsible for implementing actions aimed at promoting commercial research and applications in Space. The specific duties of the Innovation Manager include, but are not limited to Implementing, in close coordination with other relevant ESA Directorates, call for ideas for commercial research and applications in Space Coordinating the endtoend implementation of commercial research and applications in Space projects selected for ESA support measures Supporting the establishment and operations of the Business in Space Growth network, established to nurture the growth of European demand for commercial research and applications in Space Supporting the selection and maturation process of partnerships aimed at establishing commercial services enabling commercial research and applications in Space Supporting ESA crossDirectorate initiatives implemented within the framework of the ESA Downstream Gateway initiative Supporting the organisation of innovation exchanges aimed at engaging new industrial or institutional actors in the ESA Space Exploration Programme, as partners, contractor or downstream users The requested start of work is April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Qualifications Competencies The successful candidate will have the following. Education Masters degree or equivalent qualification in engineering, a scientific discipline and or business administration. Required skills and experience Broad knowledge of relevant industrial sectors and a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant nonspace sector e.g. pharma, manufacturing, biological engineering. Good knowledge of the European and international space exploration policies, plans, and programmes. Outstanding skills in innovation and creativity, system and broader business thinking, communication, teamwork and relationship management and customer focus. Experience in structuring partnerships and a track record of successfully implemented marketing campaigns would be an asset. Strong planning and organization skills and a demonstrated ability to achieve excellent results under time pressure. Demonstrated ability to work in multidisciplinary and international teams. Ability to cope with pressure and deadlines. Excellent technical writing skills. Fluent in English knowledge of other member state language is an asset. What can Terma Offer? At Terma, we consider skilled employees, enthusiasm and job satisfaction as the very foundation of our success and as a prerequisite for the development of the bestinclass solutions that Terma provides. We lead the way in applying new technology, offering a wide range of growth opportunities for each individual and emphasizing mutual respect across the board in our workplace. Terma offers you a pleasant working environment at the customer site, where you will be able to take on challenging tasks and responsibilities in a highly professional company. Great opportunities for training and personal development Challenges in advanced technical environment International and cosmopolitan working atmosphere An employment contract with an attractive package with extralegal benefits Highly competitive salary Support on relocation if applicable Recruitment is depending on successful selection by the customer. Additional information To ensure that your application will reach us and is properly processed, please apply exclusively through our website httpwww.terma.comcareersjobs and upload a cover Letter explaining your background and expertise, as well as your earliest date of availability, and an uptodate Curriculum Vitae. For further information, please contact Mr. Simon Mills by email recruitment.nlterma.com. Closing date March 6th 2019 Please note the following Legal Security requirements Applicants must hold all appropriate permits to work in the EU. Applicants are required to provide a copy of their IDpassport and degreehigher education certificate. Terma will validate the certificate with the issuing authority. A Certificate of Good Conduct or equivalent will be applied for at commencement of employment. Privacy Notice By submitting your job application you confirm that you have read, understood and accepted this Privacy Notice, including Termas Privacy Policy as referenced below and are providing your consent to Termas storage and processing of your personal data accordingly. This Privacy Notice covers any personal data you submit to Terma for the recruiting process, including e.g. Your name, contact details and application status Information included in your CV or cover letter, such as job history, academic background, skills and competencies, personal interests, languages spoken, and your photo Job preferences and type of employment sought Names and contact details for references Please visit our Privacy Policy at www.terma.com. Here you will find additional information about our compliance with GDPR, how we use and protect your data, as well as information about your rights pursuant to GDPR. You will also find information who to contact at Terma in case you want to exercise these rights

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Pfizer: Countries free-riding on US innovation

2019-02-26 22:34:08| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

The pharmaceutical giant says America should fight price controls as part of trade talks.

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Orange CEO: Telcos must sharpen focus on digitalisation, innovation and environmental legacy

2019-02-26 01:00:00| Total Telecom industry news

The telecoms industry must overcome a number of key challenges if it is to remain profitable in the run up to 5G rollout, according to Orange’s chief executive officer. During his opening address at MWC 2019 in Barcelona this week, Orange’s CEO, Stephane Richard, said that the industry faced three key challenges as it races to roll out next generation mobile networks across the globe. Richard said that the telecoms industry stood at an &ldquo…read more on TotalTele.com »

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