Moving out of Academia to MedTech



Virtual room and breakout rooms to be defined
Rachel Bray (CERN)

Building on the success of  previous events in this series "Moving Out of Academia" we would like to provide CERN Alumni - or soon to be alumni - with the opportunity to  learn more on how fellow alumni successfully managed a transition from Academia to the world of MedTech.

If you are considering moving into this sector of activity, this is your opportunity to come along with your questions and obtain first-hand information from our panelists.

The first part of the event is focused on the nature of the work carried out by our panelists and on other skills they acquired at CERN which have helped them (or not) in the transition . They also explain which additional skills they had to develop after CERN for a successful career move.

The second part of the event will provide you with very practical advice on how to prepare for such a transition, how to get started, what errors to avoid, where to look for help and how to promote your assets.

Also please note that Prof. Dr. Peer Bork from EMBL will be presenting the ARISE programme which offers fellowships for experienced professionals with a background in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) who wish to advance technology development in the life sciences. A unique opportunity !

"As medicine has evolved, technology has played an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and treatment of most conditions.
This means that CERN alumni with skills in physics, computing, and engineering can apply their skills to helping their communities' health.

Applying technical skills to medicine is very satisfying on a personal level. In addition, as the field is growing so rapidly there are really exciting career opportunities.

CERN alumnus Anthony Butler
Chief Medical Officer, MARS Bioimaging Ltd