Date published: 11/10/17
Secondment opportunity at Devices for Dignity Health Technology Cooperative (D4D)
Are you a post-doctoral researcher or early career academic based at one of the Translate partner universities* and looking for a new opportunity to broaden your knowledge, skills and networks in medical technology innovation?
This Translate: Me secondment opportunity is available for two days (or 15 hours) per week for 3 months with up to £2,500 available to cover travel and subsistence costs.
Devices for Dignity Health Technology Cooperative (D4D) is a national initiative funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), to act as a catalyst within the NHS for the development of new medical devices, healthcare technologies and technology-dependent interventions. D4D are looking for someone interested in learning about the process around the development of new medical technologies, by providing expert advice and support in order to take new healthcare products to market.
The successful candidate will support the evaluation of ideas for commercial potential and will research/present relevant information to attract funding, partners and/or investors. There will also be the opportunity to work alongside D4D Innovation Managers to further develop the in-house Innovation Manager system. The secondee will be expected to work from the D4D office at Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield.
Further details, eligibility criteria and deadlines guidelines are below
Secondment Opportunity with Devices for Dignity HTC (opens in a new tab)
Closing date: Friday 27th October 2017
*University of Bradford, University of Huddersfield, Leeds Beckett University, University of Leeds, University of York