Job opening R&D innovation engineer

Creax is an internationally renowned technological innovation consultancy company. We accelerate the innovation and R&D process of technologically-driven market leaders in a wide variety of industries all over Europe.

Our versatile team combines creativity with profound analytical research expertise, working in a challenging, yet inspiring fast-evolving technological environment. To support its growth in the biotechnology and chemical industry, Creax is urgently looking for talented scientists/engineers who will act as a worthy sparring partner for R&D professionals on their domain of expertise. Thanks to your excellent analytical abilities, eagerness to dive into new topics, ability to spot the opportunity and outstanding communication skills, you will exert a most valuable impact on our clients’ innovation and R&D program.

Let us be straight-forward: we are looking for the best!

Your job as R&D innovation engineer

As an R&D innovation engineer, you will be involved in project and research support for:

  • Technological research (technology mapping, landscaping, trend analysis, foresight …)
  • Providing insights to develop new products & technologies
  • Solving technological problems in production processes
  • Identification of new applications and markets for existing technologies
  • Interacting with our client’s R&D stakeholders: interfacing on progress and consulting


You will be based in our offices in Kortrijk, Belgium, and will travel across Western Europe on regular occasions.

Your profile

Creax is looking for enthusiastic and dynamic scientists/engineers who are innovation-minded.

  • Scientific master’s degree or PhD in: Bio-engineering, Bio-technology or Chemistry (with specialization in polymer sciences).
  • Experience: 2-3 years of experience, or a talented and persuasive starter
  • Fluent in English (oral and written); German, French or Dutch is a plus
  • Excellent analyst, eager to dive into new topics, capable of performing high-level as well as in-depth research
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills. You enjoy a good discussion with renowned experts and confidently defend your insights
  • Team player, but we like those strong-minded characters too

Creax offers

Creax ( offers you a challenging and international working climate where you will have opportunities to work in an extensive range of industries. You’ll get the necessary space to work independently, but also the support from our R&D experts to boost your competence development. Given our client portfolio, your work will receive large visibility to R&D leaders of major technological corporates throughout Western Europe.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and a unique company culture.

Application process

Are you the team member we are looking for?

Convince us of your potential and passion for technology and innovation. Mail your resume and motivation in the form of a catchy slidedeck to: We are also very curious to know what you consider to be the most striking innovation(s) of the last 5 years and which product(s) needs to be innovated urgently (max. 5 slides).

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