Experienced Innovation Consultants / Proposal Writers

A great opportunity to make a difference in technical innovation

As a leading provider of technology and research, we work closely with industry and research organisations delivering service excellence through the development of collaborative technical funding applications.

Our team of multi-disciplined Innovation Consultants boast over 40 years collective proposal writing experience and excel in achieving European and UK funding of collaborative technical projects for our clients, mostly under the H2020 framework and Innovate UK.

We are located just outside of Cambridge City and seek further experienced writers of technical collaborative funding applications to join our team. Our ideal candidate will understand the potential of business impact through technical innovation and have a natural flair for writing a persuasive funding application.

Role Description:

  • Authoring and supporting development of technical funding applications, concerned with technology, business and market impact for collaborative R&D funding
  • Conduct market research and analysis to demonstrate sufficient impact to be considered a worthwhile funded project and meet the funding eligibility criteria
  • Carry out due diligence/techno-economic feasibility of client’s technical concepts, thus ensure innovative competing technical solutions to formulate a cogent thesis for the proposed solution
  • Communicate effectively with client, technical experts, industrial and academic partners in the information gathering, development and submission of funding applications
  • Ensure meet review and submission deadlines to the required standard

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Successful technical grant funding writing experience, such as European Commission/H2020 (FP7) and/or Innovate UK
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) in a scientific, technical or business discipline
  • Experience or keen interest in commercial factors related to new product development
  • Strong persuasive writing skills preferably demonstrated by a proven track record of proposal writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • A passion for writing, an eye for detail and high-quality standards


Competitive based on experience

Innovative Technology and Science Limited (InnoTecUK) is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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