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AER BFC is recruiting an Innovation Hub Coordinator

13 September 2023 L'agence, Innovation / Recherche Share :

[Position filled]

Job Description

The Regional Economic Agency of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (AER BFC) serves two main audiences: businesses and territories. As a member of the Agency’s Executive Committee, you will be responsible for a team of several individuals under the leadership of the General Director.

Your mission will include:

  • Contributing to defining and implementing the Regional Economic Agency’s strategies related to the promotion and support of innovation,
  • Facilitating networks of innovation actors and business incubators in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté,
  • Assisting companies in their innovation projects.

This position presents a significant opportunity for anyone motivated and looking to play a key role in the field of innovation in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region. You will join a dynamic and dedicated team in a well-known and respected agency in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.


  • Participating in the overall operation and strategy preparation regarding innovation at the Regional Economic Agency in collaboration with the General Management,
  • Monitoring the execution of the Innovation team’s action plan and certain projects involving other agency teams,
  • Supporting innovative projects of companies and start-ups (company and start-up visits, innovation assessments, networking, etc.),
  • Animating regional innovation networks and business incubators (Innovation Networks, regional-scale incubators),
  • Participating in other regional and thematic networks (environment, CSR, RET…) at the regional level.


  • Restaurant vouchers subsidized by AER BFC at 60%,
  • Health insurance coverage for the employee and their family, subsidized by AER BFC at 90%,
  • Disability insurance coverage, fully subsidized by AER BFC,
  • Public transportation expenses for commuting covered by AER BFC at 50%,
  • Time Savings Account (Compte Épargne Temps),
  • Telecommuting options.

Educational Background/Experience

With a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years in an Innovation Engineering school, you ideally have prior experience in innovation within a company or an innovation ecosystem.


  • Ability to lead and manage projects,
  • Synthetic thinking,
  • Initiative,
  • Proficiency in computer tools and office software,
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

Personal Qualities

  • Strong interpersonal skills (listening, availability, empathy),
  • Adaptability,
  • Initiative and teamwork mindset,
  • Autonomy,
  • Discretion.

Additional Information

  • Location: Position based in Dijon or Besançon
  • Contract: Full-time permanent position (CDI)
  • Status: Managerial
  • Salary: Negotiable based on profile
  • Available Position: As soon as possible
  • Contact: gverhelle@aer-bfc.com (Position filled)
  • Application: Cover letter and curriculum vitae