BioDesign QTEC Enterprise Fellow Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre

Bristol, United Kingdom
£28,000 per annum
Jul 08, 2019
End of advertisement period
Sep 30, 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Division/School School of Physics
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Full time
Salary £28,000 per annum
Closing date for applications 30-Sep-2019 

Applications are invited for the roles of BioDesign QTEC Enterprise Fellow at the Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) at The University of Bristol.

Bristol BioDesign Institute is partnering with the world-leading Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) to offer two 12-month BioDesign Innovation Fellowships  (beginning on the 2nd of December 2019). These are aimed at supporting the development and transition of lab-based biodesign related technology into start-ups and spin-outs. The programme is strongly geared towards implementing; building and developing a business with a view to exiting the programme with an investable business proposition or early stage company.

As a BioDesign QTEC Enterprise Fellow, you will be part of a one-year cohort-based programme incorporating taught courses covering aspects of systems thinking and design, enterprise and entrepreneurship. As a Fellow your business will be based upon a demonstrated technology you have the right to commercialise. Fellows receive extensive coaching and mentorship throughout the programme as well as desk space, a travel and consumables budget and many opportunities to network and pitch to potential investors.

This programme is suitable for early career scientists or graduates who have a lab-based biodesign related technology they wish to commercialise and the ambition to be an entrepreneur. The programme is open to applications from across the globe.

The Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) is a high profile and unique training centre, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) with a mission to accelerate the growth of science driven industry in the UK. We are creating a world-leading Centre to train entrepreneurially-minded biodesigners ready for a career in the emerging biodesign technology industry.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 30th September 2019. Please note that this advert will close as soon as all positions have been filled. If interested, please apply for this job as soon as possible.

In addition to our standard University application you are asked to complete an additional application form. Please upload the completed form with your online application. 

For more information, please refer to the Job Description or for more informal information, please contact Andy Boyce (BBI Innovations Manager, or Andy Collins (QTEC Manager,

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.