I am currently working with a very innovative heart valve focussed medical device business. This company is founded and led by a highly successful cardiac surgeon who has a proven track record in inventing, developing and commercialising cardiac medical devices. They are looking for an experienced medical device engineer to work as CTO for the development of novel heart valve prostheses.
They are committed to developing a catheter-delivered medical implant for the treatment of infective heart valve disease. As a fully financed start-up company with 4 years of development and a proven record of the founders to bring minimal invasive heart valves to the market, they are seeking to encounter an unmet medical need with a novel system.
The successful applicant brings relevant and proven expertise in developing innovative and complex class III devices, preferably within structural heart implants, preferably heart valves, including preclinical and early clinical development.
Masters or comparable academic degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or a similar discipline5y+ of experience in a leading position in MedTechproven expertise in the development of structural heart implants, preferably heart valveslanguage proficiency in English, German language a benefit. Tasks & Responsibilities:
Lead various stages of concept phase and product development. In particular, focus on finalizing the implant for concept freeze and subsequent development phases.Guide development process.Optimize existing and new product concepts and processes.Provide hands-on technical expertise. Create, review and approve protocols and generate reports in accordance with ISO 13485Monitor competing and complementary technologies and companies for potential licensing agreements.Identify new collaborative technology opportunities with leading industry and academic partners.Present company technology and products to government, industry, academic, and investors.
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