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Applications for September 2021
cohort close 23rd June 2021

Do you have what it takes to be the CEO or CTO of your own high tech start-up company?

We are seeking talented and ambitious individuals to join our Fusion business creation programme in September 2021.

Fusion will provide a salary for 2 years, structured business training, mentoring and support to see you on your way to being a successful Founder.

Entrepreneurial CEO

This opportunity will suit motivated individuals with a natural entrepreneurial flair and strong determination to succeed.

Successful candidates will team up and work closely with highly skilled, technical co-founders to form their own company based on the application and development of Createc’s cutting-edge technologies in sensor systems, image processing, video analytics and robotics.

Join Fusion and become part of Createc’s family of spin-out companies who all share the same vision:

The application of technology to solve real societal challenges.

How it works for CEOs

  • Salaried for up to 2 years, full time in Oxford or Cumbria, UK

  • Team up with a specialist CTO co-founder

  • Explore Createc technologies and IP, identify applications and assess the opportunities

  • Work closely with your CTO co-founder to de-risk the opportunities and technology, develop a credible business plan and pitch it to Createc to secure their support for your idea

  • Form an Executive Team, secure funding and start your business

If being a CEO is new to you, don’t worry. Fusion will provide 15 business training workshops, 1-to-1 mentoring from coaches with previous CEO experience, plus support throughout from Createc’s Fusion team.

CEO personal profile

We are seeking people who fit the following description:

  • Passionate about new technologies, innovation and making a difference

  • Sees problems and constantly seeks solutions

  • Creative, curious, open-minded and likes to learn

  • Confident, committed and resilient

  • Collaborative, perceptive and resourceful

  • Driven, determined and decisive

  • Self-motivated, positive and focused

CEO experience and expertise

  • Good degree in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or similar with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in industry

  • People or product management experience within an early-stage or fast-moving technology business

  • Experience of managing a project, including budget

  • A good understanding of markets, product positioning and innovative business models

  • Demonstrable interest in and understanding of the fields of sensor and vision systems, image analytics and / or robotics
If this is you, apply here!

Entrepreneurial CTO

This opportunity will suit motivated individuals with a natural entrepreneurial flair, a strong determination to succeed and the insight to lead development of next generation technologies to meet customer needs.

Successful candidates will team up and work closely with selected CEO co-founders to form their own company based on the application and development of Createc’s cutting-edge technologies in sensor systems, image processing, video analytics and robotics.

Join Fusion and become part of Createc’s family of spin-out companies who all share the same vision:

The application of technology to solve real societal challenges.

How it works for CTOs

  • Salaried for up to 2 years, full time in Oxford or Cumbria, UK

  • Team up with a CEO co-founder

  • Explore Createc technologies and IP, identify applications and assess the opportunities

  • Work closely with your CEO co-founder to de-risk the opportunities and technology, develop a credible business plan and pitch it to Createc to secure their support for your idea

  • Form an Executive Team, secure funding and start your business

If being responsible for a business is new to you, don’t worry. Fusion will provide 15 business training workshops, 1-to-1 mentoring from coaches with previous Founder experience, plus support throughout from Createc’s Fusion team.

CTO personal profile

We are seeking people who fit the following description:

  • Passionate about new technologies, innovation and making a difference

  • Sees problems and constantly seeks solutions

  • Creative, curious, open-minded and enjoys learning

  • Collaborative, perceptive and resourceful

  • Determined and decisive

  • Self-motivated, positive and focused

CTO experience and expertise

  • Postgraduate qualification (PhD preferred) in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or similar with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in industry

  • Practical experience of applying technical expertise to solve a problem

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully developing technologies to meet defined requirements

  • Experience of technical project management and leading teams

  • Demonstrable subject matter expertise in the fields of sensor and vision systems, image analytics, robotics or similar
If this is you, apply here!

Applications for September 2021
cohort close 23rd June 2021

To apply, please complete an online application form for either the CEO role or CTO role and email the following to apply@fusion.createc.co.uk:

1. Your full CV

2. A short (~ 30s) video of yourself describing something you are passionate about

This doesn’t have to be about the job opportunity or your career, it could be about family or friends, a hobby or an idea. No slides or fancy editing required, just you! If the video is too large to email, include a link to a download site (e.g. WeTransfer) in your application email and we’ll retrieve it.

Createc is an equal opportunities employer. International applications are welcome.

Closing date 23rd June 2021

Following review of applications, the selection process will be in two stages:

• Invitation to first one-to-one interviews by video call: 1st – 7th July 2021

• Invitation to final interview on-site in Cumbria (COVID-19 permitting): 19th – 23rd July 2021

Good luck and we’re looking forward to meeting you!