Project Manager Business & Innovation at Science Park Mjärdevi AB

Mar 21 - Apr 15 2018

Do you want to participate in the journey to build one of the world’s best innovation environments?
Are you passionate about innovation and have a great interest in the future and whats hot at the moment?
Do you want to be a key player for development in our profile areas Secure IoT and Image Vision in Linköping, and in East Sweden?
We are looking for you who want to initiate innovation and development projects in our areas of Secure IoT &Image Vision.
You have a coordinated and leading function with the goal of developing our regional strengths together with colleagues from the regional innovation system as well as innovation environments that have similar or matching profile in Sweden and abroad.


Linköping has worldwide potential in the areas where you work, and your efforts and your projects are central to the region to reach our full potential. Based in Science Park Mjärdevi, one of Sweden’s leading innovation environments, you work in two of the region’s premier innovation initiatives; Visual Sweden – and our upcoming IoT Hub.
You will meet companies and businesses, and in customer meetings identify societal challenges and customer needs that can create the conditions for new innovation projects. In addition to a handful of colleagues in our organization, you will work closely with colleagues from Visual Sweden, Norrköping Science Park, and RISE Sics East.


You are enjoying high speed with many contact areas. You are operational as a person and like to get things done.
You enjoy living in a changing environment with people who want to develop themselves and their ideas.
For your help, you have colleagues, and in addition, you associate with experts and suppliers for different services.


The work contains some administration, so we are looking for you who do not think it’s an overly challenging task. Sustainability is a red thread within all projects. So to enjoy it, you must have a lot of interest in it in your individual actions as well as in the projects that work for this. We value that you have a couple of years of professional experience from the business community.
You may also be newly graduated, but have run your own company during the study period. We would like to see that you have experience or interest in lean startup methodology, Business Model Canvas, Value Proposition canvas and Open Innovation.
It is also an advantage if you have collaborated with research-oriented actors.
You easily connect with new people and businesses and have easy to see contexts and possible crosslinks between companies and businesses. Digitization and globalization are an obvious part of your field of knowledge.


You communicate easily in English in speech and writing and have some kind of international experience. It ́s easy for you to see the context and opportunities, but should also be able to concretize this to concrete actions within your projects. The goal is that the projects offer great value for the development of Linköping and Mjärdevis companies as well as the regional business community at large.

University education of at least 3 years, including courses in business development, leadership, entrepreneurship or innovation.

Questions? Lena Miranda,, +46 70-529 56 45

We are looking forward to reading your application as soon as possible but not later than April 4. Please send application letter and CV to