Summer Technology Transfer Internship

Do you have an interest in how the latest healthcare innovations can be commercialised for the benefit of patients alongside world-leading clinicians?

About Health Tech Enterprise

Health Enterprise East (HTE) is a leading Healthcare Consultancy based in Cambridge. At HTE we believe in improving healthcare through technology and innovation.

Key aspects of our work include helping the NHS, the medical technology industry and government organisations to turn innovative ideas into new products and services that will benefit patients.

The Innovation team is primarily responsible for commercialising medical technology innovations arising from NHS staff across our NHS member network and is currently seeking an undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate candidate with a strong interest in technology transfer to join the Innovation team at HTE for a summer internship.

The Role

Acquire an introduction to the field of technology transfer including market opportunity/competitor landscaping, intellectual property management, funding opportunities and applications to support medical technology development.

Gain an introduction to the innovation pathway for new medical devices and develop your skills alongside a network of technology transfer professional staff who have years of experience commercialising scientific/medical technology.

Participate in training courses and webinars on relevant topics organised by HTE or external providers.

Person Specification

You will be an energetic self-starter with strong communication skills. You will be motivated by playing a role in helping leading clinicians and researchers commercialise their ideas.

Candidates should have:

  • A background in life/medical sciences, physical sciences, engineering or business disciplines
  • An interest in technology transfer and the commercialisation of new medical technologies
  • A working knowledge of patents and intellectual property is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

We offer a competitive salary depending on experience and training and development opportunities.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in building your career in technology transfer please send your CV to Penny Richold at enquiries@healthtechenterprise.co.uk.

We value diversity at HTE and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information or an informal conversation please contact Karen Law, Head of Innovation (karen@healthtechenterprise.co.uk).

Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview and the role is available over the summer for a period of between 4 and 12 weeks depending on the successful candidates preference. The final closing date for applications is the 31st May 2022.

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