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The UCL Innovation Forum is Recruiting

Innovation Forum is a non-for-profit accelerator that seeks to build bridges between academia and industry.

Innovation Forum is a global network and our London branch is looking for new recruits in either business development, events and operations management and marketing. 


Who we are 

  • The Innovation Forum is a global network of over 10,000 researchers and entrepreneurs. 
  • We currently have 22 branches, based all over the world, including Cambridge, Oxford, London, Edinburgh, New York, Lausanne, Barcelona, Hong Kong and Tokyo. 
  • We predominantly consist of graduate students, whose passion and specialisms. include Biotech, Pharma, Policy, Med-tech and Clean-tech sectors. 

What we do 

  • Our aim is to accelerate creation and growth of science-based companies by building bridges between academia, industry and policy makers. 
  • To do this, we run IMAGINE IF! - a successful accelerator programme as well as workshops, seminars, lectures, networking events and projects in collaboration with our industrial partners. 
  • Our annual flagship Innovation Leaders Conference, was held in Cambridge, bringing together over 600 delegates. 
  • The UCL branch aims to host regular, termly events on topics of our choosing. Previous event include the Innovation in Synthetic Biology. 

If you are 

  • Entrepreneurially minded 
  • Keen on connecting with senior industry executives and develop a personal relation with them and others in industry, venture capital and academia 
  • Interested in the intersection of business and science 
  • Want to develop a strong international network with peers and key opinion leaders 
  • Develop highly sought after transferable skills that will strengthen your CV 
  • Looking to forge a career in a related industry (tech transfer, venture capital, patent law, start-ups, academic research, management consultancy etc.) 

then apply now! 

We are currently recruiting volunteers for the following roles: 

  • Events Associate 
  • Business Development Associate 
  • Operations Associate 
  • Marketing Associate 

Any questions regarding the roles, please don’t hesitate to ask, just email

To apply please email with a CV, a brief cover letter and the name of position you would like to apply for. 



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