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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Internship: Intellectual Property & Innovation Management

Country/Region:  BE

Antwerpen, Antwerp, BE, 2600

Req ID 61107 Antwerpen, Belgium

At our ZF Wind Power site in Antwerp, we are looking for interns to join our Intellectual Property and Innovation Management team for a period of six months starting in January 2024. 


What you can look forward to:

  • Innovation management for future gearboxes/powertrains for wind turbines 
    • Support in defining and rolling out a structured innovation process.
    • Technology trend scouting, deriving input for future product development.
    • Assisting in the moderation & pre/postprocessing of product ideation campaigns/ workshops.
  • Intellectual property management
    • Support in patent portfolio management.
    • Patent search and analysis – deep-dive into specific technology fields as well as optimization of the search process by means of advanced (Artificial Intelligence) techniques.
    • Preparing technology landscapes as input for innovation campaigns.


Your profile:

  • Studying towards a degree in Engineering, Innovation Management or comparable field of study. 
  • Basic knowledge of drive train technology, gearbox technology and digitalization is an advantage.
  • Confident use of MS Office 365 as well as very good English skills.
  • You are interested in wind power technology.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking, digital mindset, team spirit, analytical skills, quick comprehension, solution-oriented and independent working style and strong communication skills. 


Be part of our ZF team as Internship: Intellectual Property & Innovation Management and apply now!


Helena Paul

(+49) 7541 77969121

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