Innovation manager
The Innovation Loop
The Innovation Loop

Innovation manager

  • 165, Avenue de Bretagne, Lille, 59000
  • Permanent contract 
    Possible full remote
    Education: Master's degree
    Experience: > 10 years

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    Who are they?

    The Innovation Loop’s mission is to support innovators and their investors in truly changing the world by removing the barriers that stand in their way one by one! To do this, we developed a digital platform that aims to BOOST the tech and business content of their innovation projects in using an heavy dose of data and AI. The Innovation Loop works with all actors of the ecosystem (e.g. start-ups, large groups, universities) on disruptive innovation projects. We have been recently appointed by the European Commission (the European Innovation Council) to assist European Deeptech startups in developing their projects and identifying public and private funding for innovation.

    The Innovation Loop it is:

    • 23 employees in 2022 (40 in 2023)
    • 200,000 projects referenced on the platform
    • 27,000 users of the platform
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    Job description

    We are looking for our future teammate who will contribute to the growth and structuring of the company through her/his experience and know-how.


    To create, develop and cultivate opportunities for cooperation between The Innovation Loop and R&D/Innovation departments in industry and other R&D organisations, with the view of the development and scale of a business development unit.

    This main task will include :

    • Supporting clients, through business expertise, in initiating and setting up innovation projects (home-made or collaborative) taking advantage of our platform’s functionalities
    • Prospective data analysis of technological and market trends, as well as of the needs of innovation players
    • Active contribution within The Innovation Loop in the exploration activities for the development of new innovative products and services.

    Preferred experience

    • You have a scientific/technological background, with a Master and/or Ph.D. level, associated to more than 10 years of experience in exploratory R&D projects targeting industrial applications
    • You are fluent in written and verbal communication in French and English, with the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely to different audiences
    • You get interested in digital technologies, AI and machine learning

    Recruitment process

    • A preliminary interview with the innovation team, to know each other
    • An interview with the Management Committee
    • A final interview with Marc Loher, CEO and founder of The Innovation Loop
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