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Creax

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Interest in specific master(s):

Agriculture & horticulture, 

Cell & gene biotechnology, 

Chemistry, 

Environmental sciences, 

Nutrition & food technology

About the company

Creax is a recognized expert in technological innovation.


Through research, we advise companies and businesses to help them prepare for the future in a world that is evolving at an ever increasing pace. There is no such thing as a crystal ball. Society affects companies from many angles. (End) consumers are setting new standards, and the playing fields of different industries are becoming very dispersed and therefore difficult to interpret.


Don't be mistaken. Creax is not just another trend analysis company. We differentiate by revealing the concrete impacts of societal and  cross-industry technological trends on the company's business, and most important we define the answers to bring. In other words, we :

  • Identify business opportunities, and fund them with solid arguments and reasons to believe.

  • Conceptualize new value propositions and differentiation strategies

  • We define new innovation scenarios and R&D strategies for the short-, mid- and long-term.


We act at the forefront of innovation, but bring confidence in the choices companies make. We dare to say it, because:

  • We build on two decades of experience with over 1,500 successful projects across a wide range of industries.

  • We aspire through our cross-industry research approach to bring existing solutions to your problem

  • Our unparalleled data-driven approach ensures accurate insights about technology opportunities and market perspectives.

  • Research is supported by our unique and unbiased Mynd artificial intelligence platform, which reveals insights from literally thousands of text documents.

  • We have a unique international multi-disciplinary team of scientists, engineers and product designers who use unbridled creativity and systematic methodology to come to distinctive concepts and solution scenarios that create impact.

  • We have a results-oriented mindset and a valuable network for going to market.


This triggers you? This is your opportunity to help build the future.

Job opportunities

R&D innovation engineer Bio-technology

Creax is a worldwide reference in creativity, technological innovation and R&D consulting. Our mission is to accelerate the innovation and R&D process of technology-driven companies by providing solutions through a synergy of a systematic methodology, multidisciplinary skills and cross-industry learning. We work with various market leaders and innovation-driven companies such as Decathlon, L’Oréal, Beaulieu, Nike, Johnson & Johnson, Bekaert and many others…


As an R&D innovation engineer, you will be involved in project and research support for:

  • Technological research (technology mapping, landscaping, trend analysis, foresight …)

  • Providing insights to develop new products & technologies

  • Solving technological problems in production processes

  • Identification of new applications and markets for existing technologies

  • Interacting with our client’s R&D stakeholders: interfacing on progress and consulting

You will be based in our offices in Kortrijk, Belgium, and will travel across Western Europe on regular occasions.


Profile

Creax is looking for enthusiastic and dynamic scientists/engineers who are innovation-minded.

  • Scientific master’s degree or PhD in: Bio-engineering, Bio-technology or Chemistry (with specialization in polymer sciences).

  • Experience: 2-3 years of experience, or a talented and persuasive starter

  • Fluent in English (oral and written); German, French or Dutch is a plus

  • Excellent analyst, eager to dive into new topics, capable of performing high-level as well as in-depth research

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills. You enjoy a good discussion with renowned experts and confidently defend your insights

  • Team player, but we like those strong-minded characters too


We offer you

Creax offers you a challenging and international working climate where you will have opportunities to work in an extensive range of industries. You’ll get the necessary space to work independently, but also the support from our R&D experts to boost your competence development. Given our client portfolio, your work will receive large visibility to R&D leaders of major technological corporates throughout Western Europe.


How to apply

Convince us of your potential and passion for technology and innovation. 

Mail your resume and motivation in the form of a catchy slide deck to: recruitment@creax.com

We are also very curious to know what you consider to be the most striking innovation(s) of the last 5 years and which product(s) needs to be innovated urgently (max. 5 slides).


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