In the Eindhoven MedTech Innovation Center (e/MTIC) the TU/e, Philips and three local hospitals (Catharina Hospital, Máxima MC and Kempenhaeghe) have joined forces to accelerate clinical innovations. In e/MTIC there are over 100 PhD, PDEng, and MSc. researchers working on healthcare solutions in the domains cardiology, perinatology and sleep. To develop your talent in this multidisciplinary ecosystem, e/MTIC offers master honors students to join the e/MTIC Honors Program.
Within the e/MTIC honors program, master students will get access to the entire e/MTIC ecosystem, where various settings (university, hospital, industry) are combined. The core of the program is a 6-month innovation team challenge at Philips in close collaboration with the clinical partners. In these “bench-to-bedside” projects a real life clinical problem is tackled by a multidisciplinary team of honors students and e/MTIC supervisors.
This program is offered to master honors students at the TU/e and will start twice a year:
- In the fall, two students who do the master honors program at preferably the Electrical Engineering of Biomedical Engineering department of the TU/e will be selected for this e/MTIC honors program
- In the spring, two new tracks will be available for master honors students at Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
As an e/MTIC honors student, you have to be part of the TU/e honors academy, where you will gain knowledge and experience with personal leadership and professional development.
Specific to the e/MTIC honors program, you will be joining a 6-month cycle of the bench-to-bedside project, worth 15 ECTs. During this project you will become part of a multi-disciplinary team focusing on a medical use-case where it would be invaluable to bring data science research into the real world. As an example, previous bench-to-bedside projects investigated fall management, patient similarity, capacity management, and nurse worry. More information about the bench-to-bedside projects is given on the website.
At the start of the program, each student will select a coach that helps shaping the master curriculum by advising on relevant elective courses for a future career in MedTech innovation. Honors students will get first choice in e/MTIC graduation projects and are actively involved in e/MTIC activities, such as PhD events. During the program, the student will receive a generous stipend. At the end of the master’s program, the students will receive a special e/MTIC honors certificate next to their regular master’s diploma.
We are looking for students that have a following profile:
- Master student EE or BME
- Admitted to the TU/e master honors program
- Motivated to work in the area of applied Health Innovation
- Are engaged in activities outside study program (e.g. teaching assistant, study association)
- Excellent study results in bachelor/pre-master
Note that we are not necessarily looking for students who fulfil all above criteria. Rather, the e/MTIC honors program is looking for highly motivated students that will fit into the bench-to-bedside team and for whom this would be a valuable learning experience.
A committee consisting of representatives of e/MTIC involved in bench-to-bedside projects and the Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering department of the TU/e will do the selection based on the selection criteria outlined above. Next to the application documents, a follow-up interview will be scheduled with selected candidates.
Application deadline is April 16 2023. Please send your application to: honorsprogram@ after being accepted by the TU/e honors program. emtic.nl
All students who responded will receive a decision letter before May 19th 2023.
Email address of the e/MTIC honorsprogram: email@example.com