Do you want to be part of establishing a new center that will be a hub for companies needing knowledge about advanced sensor technologies and the university teams who researches them?

In this position, you have a unique opportunity to create a new knowledge bridge between research and its applications in industry. Morten Wagner / Head of Department, Servitization og business models

This role lets you combine your professional and academic knowledge with entrepreneurship and the opportunity to build a new network of sensor technology users and researchers.

The new center for advanced sensor technologies

The Center for Advanced Sensor Technologies will be a bridge between state-of-the-art sensor research and danish Industry, and it’s financed by a performance contract between FORCE Technology and the Danish Innovation Fund.

The center is a part of IDSI (see panel), where we work with validation and development af new technologies for products and production – primarily within IoT. See more here.

Heading the establishment, business development and operation

As head of the new center, your first task will be to establishment the center operationally – in close collaboration with your colleagues in IDSI.  As part of this, you will establish a network of researchers working with new sensor technologies and sensor-data manipulation as well as network of clients in danish industry. Thus, it will be your responsibility to

  • head the business development of the center, establishing a center, that can continue to thrive after the grant-period
  • create and carry out commercial and research-projects on technology based innovation
  • build bridges between research and industry, matching customer needs with new technology.

A combination of entrepreneurship, project management and network-creation

Keywords for this position, is an ability to create networks and realtions, communicate and establish collaboration acress academic and industrial boundaries. You will work in close collaboration with universities, knowledge clusters, foundations as well as both small and large companies in wide variety of domains. You are an entrepreneur at heart, and want to be build something new with us. 

We imagine that you have experience from “hard-tech”-research, comabined with practical, industrial experience as well as experie3nce with technology-based innovation in products or production. Furthermore, we think you have:

  • a relevant academic education – maybe a ph.d. and maybe within sensor-technologies or other “hard tech”
  • practical experience within industry and with implementation of new technologies
  • experience maturing technological prototypes intro production
  • experience in open innovation and research collaboration 
  • innovation project management experience
  • preferably both English and Danish language skills.

Get on the forefront on new technology development in Denmark 

We offer a unique place of work with great diversity in terms of expertise and markets. As one of seven Approved Technology Service-providers in Denmark, we’re a central part of technology knowledge generation and dissemination in Denmark. The more than 1100 motivated colleagues work every day to generate value for industry and society. 

Your place of work can be any of our offices in Denmark – ie. Hørsholm, Århus, Vejen or Lindø.


If you think this position sounds like you – send your application today! We process applications and interview applicants continuously. 

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