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Philips Junior Business Developer

Application deadline 02-11-2014



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02-11-2014 (For Past)




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Your challenge

World-wide, cardiovascular and lifestyle diseases such as obesity and burnout are on the rise. In order to achieve sustainable improvements in Personal Health for professional drivers a person’s behavior needs to be changed (e.g. increase in activity, healthy nutrition). Your responsibility will be to accelerate innovation and create business impact within the partner network of Philips Research. A large part of your work will take place in the context of EIT KIC ICT labs (EIT ICT Labs). You represent Philips in this European network. Taking this responsibility will result in a) more business creation leads for Philips as well as EIT ICT Labs as a whole that will b) create more business value in c) a shorter timeframe.
The goal of EIT ICT Labs is to accelerate innovation to create business impact. EIT ICT Labs manages an innovation funnel that detects, qualifies and processes a high number of innovation opportunities. The funnel is implemented as an international team of experienced Business Developers. This team spots innovation opportunities and technologies coming from EIT ICT Labs Action Lines but also from other sources (Large companies, Research, HORIZON 2020, ITEA…). These opportunities will then be supported to deliver business impact. E.g. strategic coaching of high potential start-ups and SMEs through intensive coaching, or technology transfer support to embed new technologies in existing companies. See www.eitictlabs.eu/business for more information on the mission and role of EIT ICT Labs and the activities it performs.

In short, you create business based on 'connecting the dots' in this ecosystem, thereby increasing the value of Philips as significant partner in ICT valorization.

Your responsibilities 

  • Case development: take the lead in early stage technology commercialization based on technology evaluation, business casing and –planning.
  • Create proposals for business partnerships
  • Developing technology transfer strategies
  • Business creation: develop and business scenarios and plans
  • Collaboration in a multi-disciplinary team
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Your team

The Personal Health Solutions department is one of the research groups of Philips Research Europe. The department develops solutions that empower people to manage their health and support professionals in providing better care. A strong focus of the research is on measuring and monitoring people’s health status and habits in their own home and to provide motivating feedback to come to a healthier lifestyle. Application domains that the department is focusing on are cardiovascular, sleep, and elderly care, where the group is closely collaborating with the business units of Philips Consumer Lifestyle and Philips Healthcare. The department has various clinical collaborations across Europe.

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Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.
Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually
  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching
  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package
  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount
  • Healthy work-life balance
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We are looking for

  • Conceptual and analytical thinker
  • MSc in (healthcare) economics or equivalent with a maximum of 2 years of experience
  • Domain knowledge of the automotive industry is a plus
  • Medical domain knowledge in the field of cardiac, activity, sleep or stress management would be welcomed.
  • Fluent in English
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If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 129807

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