Innovation Cup 2023 - Team Neuromorphic computing (all genders)

Posted 22 Sep 2022

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 256215

 

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

 

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.

 


Innovation Cup 2023 – Great minds come together

 

The Innovation Cup in its thirteenth year, brings together a promising new generation of academic talents from life sciences, material sciences, data sciences and business administration with the company’s senior management, researchers and accomplished retirees. This meeting of the minds is a creative and innovative platform aimed at advancing science and technology.
 
What’s in it for me?
 
If you are a post-graduate student with an interest in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry, the Innovation Cup is your chance to gain in-depth knowledge about pharmaceutical and chemical research and development, to network with top students from around the world and to build a business case together with experienced professionals.

Explore job opportunities at our company and visit the innovation summer camp near Frankfurt, Germany, June 10-16, 2023 and take your chance to win the Innovation Cup along with EUR 20,000 with your team (EUR 5,000 for the runner-up team).
 
All travel, accommodation and food expenses will be paid by the company.

 

The team neuromorphic computing will work on innovative system architecture and chip components and their interdependencies, reliable, energy efficient memristive systems based on new materials and stack design, software & algorithms complementing novel neuromorphic hardware .

 

Who can apply:


We invite advanced students in life sciences, chemistry, physics, computer sciences and business administration from all over the world to apply for participation in the Innovation Cup. 35 students will be selected:

 

  • Sciences: Postgraduate students in the life, material and data sciences, on their way towards a PhD in biology, chemistry, medicine, physics, biotech, bioinformatics, biochemistry, pharmacy, informatics, computer science, data science, engineering or related fields. Also Post Docs can apply!
  • Business: Advanced MBA students or recent MBA graduates with an interest in the pharmaceutical business and a life science background.

 
The cup is not open to U.S. healthcare professionals.
 
How it works:
 
During a one week Summer Camp, 35 selected postgraduate students will attend in-depth presentations about the pharmaceutical and chemical industry given by our management, scientists and external experts. Participants will work in small teams to generate an innovative idea that addresses a scientific challenge and develop the idea into a business plan. Teams will receive coaching and guidance from experienced veterans of our company, the Summer Camp moderator and our Innovation Management. You will learn the essentials about R&D within the pharmaceutical and chemical industry and understand how products are successfully discovered, developed and brought to market. You will learn to evaluate your ideas from a technical and business perspective and build a convincing business plan.

 

The teams will present their business plans to a grand jury. The jury will be composed of our top management plus external consultants. The jury will select the best business plan and present the winning team with the Innovation Cup award and cash prize of EUR 20,000 plus EUR 5,000 for the runner-up. At the first day of the Innovation Cup a conference with alumni from previous events will be organized with ample networking opportunities.


Please understand, that due to the current situation, the prerequisite to attend the Innovation Cup is having digital proof of being vaccinated or recovered (2G rule) and will be enforced.  
 

Further information about the program and how to apply online from November 1st 2022 until January 31st 2023:
For visitors in the United States and Canada http://innovationcup.emdgroup.com
For visitors outside the United States and Canada http://innovationcup.merckgroup.com

 

How do I apply?
Please only send your application (motivational letter, CV including publication list) through the webpage below and then select the specific team of your choice to apply for.
For visitors in the United States and Canada http://innovationcup.emdgroup.com
For visitors outside the United States and Canada http://innovationcup.merckgroup.com
 
Location:
Near Frankfurt, Germany, June 10-16, 2023.
Travel, accommodation and food expenses will be paid by the company.

 


 

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

 

Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

 


Careers during Covid-19

Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options. As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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