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BioMedical Design

Join the BioMedical Design Novo Nordisk Foundation Fellowship Programme and get the chance to join a team of skilled specialists to uncover needs, to think creatively and to find the best solutions to the unmet needs.

We empower and launch healthcare innovators

At BioMedical Design Novo Nordisk Foundation Fellowship Programme we train talents to spot needs in the health sector and create solutions which help patients and health professionals in hospitals. Our fellows learn how to commercialise their solution and establish a start-up.

Fellows work in interdisciplinary teams within the fields of design thinking, health innovation, science, business development and entrepreneurship.

  •  Length: 10 months – full time.
  • Study location: Aarhus or Copenhagen
  • All teaching is in English.

 We accept 19 fellows each year. All fellows receive a stipend of 400.000 DKK.

 Career opportunities after the programme: Establishment of own start-up and/or innovation jobs within life science and healthcare.

Can you create value for future healthcare?

You need:

  • A bachelor degree + min. 5 years of work experience
  • A master degree + min 3 years of work experience (research work and post doc work count as work experience)
  • If you are a medical doctor you need to have completed your KBU and first year of residence.
  • A professional background within medicine, life science, business administration, engineering, design, or social science disciplines.
  • A proven track record from the healthcare sector or industry. Alternatively, documented experience in running innovation projects or entrepreneurial activities
  • An interest in interdisciplinary work, flexibility on mobility requirements/travel activities, and possibility to get a leave of absence from your job, if you are employed.

About us:

We empower and launch healthcare entrepreneurs to create value for future healthcare. Our goal is to inspire talents to become exceptional innovators to impact healthcare through needs-led innovation. BioMedical Design is a cross-institutional initiative at Aarhus University and the University of Copenhagen and funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

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We offer 19 fellowship seats each year

The application window opens 1st of November 2020

BioMedical Design Novo Nordisk Foundation Fellowship Programme