Business Development and Collaboration Manager

HighTechXL is the Netherlands’ premier venture-building accelerator. We build teams of entrepreneurs and tech talents around the most advanced technology in the world developed at CERN, European Space Agency, TNO, PhotonFirst, Philips and other global innovators. 

As teams mature in our program, we connect them with the investors and mentors they’ll need to emerge as viable businesses. Together with our partners Philips, ASML, TNO, High Tech Campus Eindhoven and the BOM, we challenge, support, and push them to become Brainport’s next Unicorn.


We’re searching for a Business Development & Collaboration Officer to join our high-performance team.



• building and maintaining relationships that bring genuine value to the parties involved

• bringing relevant stakeholders together to create a startup-friendly ecosystem and strengthen the innovation capabilities in the region

• experience in building (commercial) partnerships

• experience in working with corporates, education & technology institutes and government

HTXL is expanding its partnership base to include more renowned corporates, universities, regional, national and international initiatives. 

Next to scouting for and reaching out to new valuable partners, you will represent HTXL during events and think of new approaches to partnerships and how to further strengthen the innovation/startup ecosystem that will benefit the ventures we build in our 3 x 3 months program.

At HTXL, you will work closely with the CEO, the Program and Marcom teams.

‍You are a high-energy individual. You enjoy building partnerships and are outward-focused. You love it when tech is applied in a way that it solves big problems in the world, and you want to be part of this. 

Please send your CV and motivation letter to Nikki Schreurs: nikki@hightechxl.com

Thank you for submitting your application. We will be on summer break until the end of August. When we return to the office, we will contact you to follow up on your application.