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AER BFC is recruiting an Innovation Officer

26 October 2023 L'agence, Innovation / Recherche Share :

[Position filled]

Job Description

The Regional Economic Agency of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (AER BFC) serves two targets: businesses and territories. Integrated into the Innovation and Ecological Transition division of AER BFC, your mission will be:

  • To support innovation projects for regional businesses,
  • To promote Industry-Research partnerships,
  • To advocate European programs supporting innovation,
  • To participate in all missions of the Innovation Division.

The presented position is a real opportunity for anyone motivated and wanting to play a key role in the development of innovation within the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Region. You will join a dynamic and dedicated team in a small-scale agency, well-known and respected in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.


  • Develop innovative project engineering for businesses,
  • Facilitate collaborations between regional businesses and Research/Educational institutions,
  • Promote financial programs encouraging Business-Student-Research partnerships,
  • Promote initiatives encouraging European partnerships in favor of innovation.

Your Benefits

  • 60% coverage of meal vouchers by AER BFC,
  • 90% coverage of health insurance by AER BFC for the employee and family,
  • 100% coverage of life insurance by AER BFC,
  • 50% coverage of public transport costs for commuting by AER BFC,
  • Time Savings Account,
  • Telecommuting options.


Having at least a Bachelor’s degree in Innovation Engineering, ideally with prior experience in the innovation sector.


  • Ability to lead and manage projects,
  • Ability to initiate and develop partnerships,
  • Ability to instigate collaborative work dynamics around innovation projects,
  • Proficiency in computer tools, office software,
  • Good written and oral English skills.

Personal Qualities

  • Strong interpersonal skills,
  • Rigorous and methodical approach,
  • Listening skills,
  • Initiative and teamwork skills,
  • Autonomy, adaptability, and initiative.

Additional Information

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