Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

Master Student Internship in Technomarket intelligence for environmental and industrial biotechnologies (M/F)

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

Context of intervention

The position will give the intern an opportunity to work with a diverse team of researchers within the GreenTech unit and Strategic Intelligence group. It is an ideal prospect to gain experience of working with innovative technologies which are designed to solve real world problems in the domain of biotechnologies and environmental applications. The likely endpoint of this internship is the achievement of the most effective knowledge in business planning for biotechnologies development across target economic segments of both Luxembourgish and surrounding markets.


The intern should be able to undertake specific tasks including:
  • Scientific and grey literature review, with focus on voluntary and regulatory markets
  • Investigation of market challenges, limitations, and long-term scenarios
  • Preliminary market analysis for biotechnologies
  • Linking technological and market data


  • Background in Environmental Science, Economics or Engineering
  • Knowledge of patent databases (e.g., espacenet, Questel-Orbit)


  • An emphasis on environmental sustainability issues and related market-based instruments
  • Knowledge of information literacy and strategic intelligence processes (XP CEN/TS 16555-2)
  • Knowledge of business and market databases
  • Knowledge of social networks database (e.g., Talkwalker)
  • Good written and spoken English language skills
  • Good team working skills, with a creative problem solving approach
  • MSc student in innovation management, strategic or competitive intelligence, or related disciplines

  • English is mandatory (spoken and written)
  • French (fluent or a strong working knowledge)

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: ERIN-2019-Intern-011