• Nice To Meet You

    I am Patrick, CTO and Co-Founder of Innocent Meat. I am looking for a hands on biotechnology engineer. As part of our team you will change the way how tomorrow’s meat manufacturing companies operate. We‘re encouraging development of own ideas and new impulses. Welcome to our team of innovation!

Senior Scientist “Functional Scaffolding”

We are currently looking for a senior scientist specialized in polymer chemistry and functionalization of biopolymers.

We would like to welcome a passionate and curious scientist who knows how to handle biopolymers, how to form them and how to functionalize them for cell adhesion and growth.


About us

Innocent Meat is currently working on it’s exciting and challenging mission to enable meat producers converting from conventional to cell-based-meat and accelerate a sustainable and delicious future for our planet.


Your Responsibilities

  • Development and Optimization of functionalization-protocols for cell adherence on different scaffolding systems.
  • Support in testing these functional carriers regarding adherence and cell growth in bioreactor, shaken flasks and well-plates.
  • Take project leading responsibilities by designing, planning and executing experiments and establishment of a supply chain for current and future experiments.
  • Collaborate closely with in-house process development team and cell line development team to create optimal process results.
  • Stay curious and up to date for current developments in the field of scaffolding.

 We are looking for

  • 2-3 years of working experience in the R&D work field in an international setting
  • Academic degree preferably polymer chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry or biotechnology, working experience highly welcome)

  • Start-up mindset, able to work on a fast-paced environment and to cope with resistance to change
  • problem solver, must be able to work well under pressure and be a fast learner who is adaptable/flexible
  • Passionate about our mission, and excited about working in a commercial start-up environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (minimum B2 level English). The German language is beneficial

What we bring to the table

We are a committed team working on an innovation that we believe will have a huge global impact. As part of this exciting project, we promise that you will get to

  • Enjoy an enterprising work culture with lots of freedom in your projects.
  • Combine science with a commercial goal.
  • Enjoy 24 days of paid leave per year.
  • Work in the beautiful, historical city of Rostock.
  • Enjoy flexible working hours.

 If you can see yourself in this position and have what it takes to change the food industry, please send us you complete cover letter and CV via mail. Please send also salary expectations and your earliest start date

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You should not apply if you are a contractor and not looking for a long-term engagement or if you want to work remotely, only.
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Your Task

As biotechnical engineer you’re establishing our bioreactor system and combine it with additional process modules.

You are using interdisciplinary systems and techniques to enable a holistic small scale production system for clean meat production by putting focus on reducing costs. You are working in close relation with our biological development scientists to implement self-developed cell lines into our bioprocess. Your are collecting Data for upcoming up-scaling phases. You are affecting actively the future development of a scalable process for cultured meat production

Your Profile

At least terminated studies (B. sc.) in process engineering, biotechnology or related profession

You affine to new technology You can work interdisciplinary and assimilate quickly to new challenges

You have already experience in bioreactor handling (preferable in small scale, pilot scale and industrial scale)

Your are a team player with excellent communication skills in English (and preferable German)

What we offer

A modern workplace in a brand new equipped laboratory

A highly innovative field of activity with state of the art technology

Working extraordinary interdisciplinary

Intercultural team work with short communication channels

An open company culture and self-determined time management

Adequate salary

Contact us

If you can see yourself in this position and have what it takes to change the food industry, please send us you complete application documents (cover letter, CV ) via mail. Please send also salary expectations and your earliest start date.

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