Syngenta is a leading science-based agtech company; dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges : growing more food with fewer resources.
A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture.
Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. Through leading innovations, we help farmers around the world meet the challenge of feeding a growing population and taking care of our planet.
Our Crop Protection Research & Development Technology Acquisition & Licensing team is currently seeking a Licensing Manager with a focus on Digital Collaboration . In this new role you will :
Establish and support agreements and collaborations with universities, institutes and third-party companies for Digital technologies in support of Crop Protection Research and Development functions.
Negotiate terms, agreements, contracts and licenses with third parties to reach research, collaboration, license-in / license-out and co-development agreements for Digital topics
As one of a team of skilled managers, lead, support, and / or facilitate R&D Digital collaboration projects for CP Research and Development functions
Negotiate with third parties to reach research, collaboration, license-in / license-out and co-development agreements for Digital topics, together with representatives of CP R&D, business and Legal / IP, representing Syngenta interests with third parties
Lead, support and organize coherent third-party interactions for Digital collaborators in R&D especially for Universities, Institutes, start-ups and small companies
Establish and maintain external relationships with key stakeholders to maximize return from the external collaborations, including capture of IP and creation of novel opportunities
Support desk evaluation, triage and evaluation strategies for new Digital products or technologies relevant to CP R&D from academic institutions and 3rd party companies, with an emphasis on speed and communication to develop a reputation for Syngenta as an attractive Digital partner
Understand industry trends and benchmarks for collaboration agreements in the Digital space
Understand the implications of open source elements in our innovation