Biodesign intern

Intern / Student, Full or part-time · Pfäffikon

Your mission
The primary project is to identify and screen needs in different areas of the biotech industry (including bioassays, genomics, proteomics,  etc.), so that we can develop new use-cases where Spiden's optical monitoring platform can make an impact. During the internship, you would be expected to: 

  • Apply your existing knowledge and practical experience in the life sciences
  • Work alongside Spiden’s technologists to understand the functionality of Spiden’s optical monitoring platform 
  • Collect information about unmet needs in biotech via literature review and expert interviews 
  • Use scientific creativity to develop product concepts which fulfill a market need in a way that makes an impact 
This internship does not include hands-on work in the lab – it is focused on creatively developing and documenting new ideas.
Your profile
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in a life sciences field  
  • Practical experience with either in vitro assays, flow cytometry, genome sequencing, proteomics and/or optics is a plus 
  • High level of motivation and the ability to push new ideas forward when faced with roadblocks 
  • Ability to work on-site at Spiden’s office in the Zurich area 
We offer
  • A paid internship position at 60-100% for >3 months 
  • Interactions with experts from numerous disciplines including strategy & business development, biophotonics, clinical science, machine learning 
  • A great working environment, with dynamic and highly motivated domain experts having a very diverse culture and background 
About us
Spiden is a Swiss medtech venture with the vision to use state-of-the-art detection techniques to continuously monitor and learn from a wide range of vital medical indicators, allowing to improve your individual health.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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