Subsidies & Funding

We empower medical innovation

Project Management

We manage research & innovation projects

Business Strategy

We support successful commercialisation


Business Developer Life Sciences and Health

Location: Utrecht (main), Rijswijk, Eindhoven and Barcelona


 ‘At ttopstart it is our mission to empower biomedical innovators. We want to enable their success in tackling the challenges associated with disruptive healthcare innovations, for the benefit of patients. As a durable partner, we take pride in ensuring that innovations are implemented faster and better, and businesses thrive.’

About the position of Business Developer

The Business Developer is primary responsible for identifying, collaborating and helping develop new partnerships with universities, hospitals, biotech and medtech companies in Europe. The business developer will also support our existing client in developing new collaborations and supports the development and implementation of the business development strategy in the interaction with the management team.

Special qualifications include:

  • An MSc degree within the life sciences or healthcare-related sector;
  • Knowledge of the drug and diagnostic development process;
  • Network in biotech, CRO’s, pharma, and/or medtech strongly desirable;
  • 5+ years in a business development (or sales) role in the biopharmaceutical, laboratory or in  a contract research organization;
  • Able to develop relationships with companies and academic organizations;
  • Self-starter, pro-active and solution-driven;
  • Good English writing skills;
  • Enjoy working with targets;
  • Enjoy working in a European context.

ttopstart: a European science and business consulting company

ttopstart is a young company that empowers biomedical innovators in Europe. We are unique in that we provide professional business strategy and funding services, dedicated to life sciences and health sector. Our driver is the contribution to development of innovations that can strongly advance healthcare, such as artificial intelligence and personalized medicine. We help companies with developing specific strategic and market insights that guide the introduction of new products and services. Furthermore, we support innovative researchers in throughout their career path with strategy, academic leaderships, and funding services. From our super nice office in Utrecht and Barcelona, we support over 700 organizations in Europe.

What’s on offer?

  • An international-oriented function;
  • A challenging and entrepreneurial working environment;
  • Training and coaching;
  • An open and positive working atmosphere in a young team;
  • Good coffee;
  • Good career opportunities: we aim to train the biotech and life sciences leaders of the future;
  • A full-time position;
  • A fixed salary and a variable remuneration based on personal targets;

Wish to apply?

ttopstart is part of the PNO group, If you wish to apply please send in your application via