Philips Research is a global organization that helps Philips introducing meaningful innovations that improve people’s lives. We provide technology options for innovations in the area of health and well-being, targeted at both developed and emerging markets. Positioned at the front-end of the innovation process, we work on everything from spotting trends and ideation to proof of concept and – where needed – first-of-a-kind product development. For more insights you can visit: http://www.research.philips.com/
You will be working in the Patient Care & Measurements department which comprises 35-40 highly-skilled professionals. The focus of the group is to provide clinically relevant and business-compatible solutions for high- and low-acuity care settings, comprising vital signs monitoring, data-driven connected systems, all the way up to enabling services.
At the heart of our capabilities lie a mix of human physiology, electronic/systems design and clinical workflow which are being leveraged to develop integrated propositions from idea to concept and are also able to successfully transfer these. We to work, already at a very early stage, with our key businesses and also leverage our strong academic and clinical network.
The department is involved in early technology scouting up to first-of-a-kind product development for clinical and home healthcare settings. In all of these application domains, a trend towards increased awareness on (preventative) human health, unobtrusive (self-) diagnostics, and data flow challenges can be seen. The successful candidate will not only contribute, but also drive key assignments and strategic initiatives revolving around hospital data, from vital signs measurements up to, and including, enterprise-level data. He/she will have the opportunity to work in an environment where the future depends strongly on his/her individual capabilities.