Innovation Coordinator

Sedgefield - UK

Kromek have an excellent opportunity for a graduate to develop skills to help the Group to enhance its innovation activities, generate funds and protect its Intellectual Property, skills which will become highly desirable in the commercial field.


The candidate will start by developing and administering methods of tracking opportunities for the further development of Kromek technologies, alongside the Innovation Director. They will work with technical leads to determine appropriate funding routes for their areas and will work together in the writing of funding applications.

You will also administer methods of tracking patent applications, work with technical parties to identify potential patenting opportunities, and report progress and cost to the Senior Managers.

Career progression will involve external formal training courses in Intellectual Property, leading to a recognized qualification. As the candidate becomes more experienced their responsibilities will grow to involve writing and evaluating patent application and funding proposals and identifying new opportunities in these areas.


We are looking for a passionate, hardworking physics, science, or engineering graduate with an excellent grasp of science or engineering to enable the matching of Kromek technology to opportunities and the analysis of technical information. This will also require good quality communication skills, in particular reading and writing of technical documents.

The candidate will get a good view of Kromek’s technologies across the board including its sites in the UK and US.

This role will be one of the first steps in carving a career whilst working on cutting edge products using state-of-the-art materials and working with a great bunch of people.

This role starts immediately so you must have graduated. If you have been working for a few years, then that’s okay as well.


  • Life Assurance.
  • Stakeholder pension scheme.
  • Share Options.
  • Private Health Insurance Scheme.
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory days.


About Kromek

Kromek Group plc is an international technology group (global HQ in the UK) and a leading developer and supplier of high-performance radiological and biological detection products as well as other advanced technologies. Using its technology platforms, Kromek designs, develops and produces x-ray and gamma-ray imaging and biological and radiation detection products for the medical, CBRNe security, Homeland Security and civil nuclear radiation detection markets.

The Group’s business model provides a vertically integrated technology offering to customers, from proof of concept to finished products, including software, electronics, mechanics and application specific integrated circuits (ASICs).

One of the Group’s products provides high-precision genome sequence information of pathogens found in air, bodily fluids and on surfaces, so, the technology is used for the detection and identification of infectious agents.

The Group has operations in the UK and US (California and Pennsylvania) and sells internationally through a combination of distributors, OEM and direct sales.

Innovation Coordinator

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