R&D Internship M/W

Working in an English-speaking and fast-paced environment, you will assist the R&D team charged with the responsibility for development of sub-systems of the CorWave LVAD, including requirements, design and testing.

Your tasks will cover different aspects of our cross-disciplinary R&D program ranging from design engineering to biological interfaces, use of software tools and materials selection. It will include:

  • Design and simulation using the latest CAE tools
  • Test set-up, automation and analysis using tools such as Labview and Matlab
  • Review of literature and other source materials to determine industry best practices
  • Development of requirements, specifications, test protocols and reports to document your work

A few projects you might work on:

  • Design of surgical components and tools, optimization of actuator and pump head design
  • Coordination of pre-clinical and clinical experiments
  • Improvement and maintenance of automated hydrodynamic, blood interface and durability bench tests
  • Research and development of new testing methods leveraging basic physics and fundamental research
  • Implementation of a control and monitoring system (electronics and software) for implantable blood pumps


The candidate must have direct experience in the development of medical medical devices.

  • Studying engineering with a major in one of the following areas: mechanical, electronics or biomedical engineer
  • Previous working experience (internship, other) in the industry is preferred

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, hard-working, autonomous, team oriented, and driven by a positive attitude.  Flexibility to work in a start-up environment, requiring lean, efficient use of resources are required for success in this position.

Offer and Application

  • Starting date: Q2/Q3 2018
  • Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Location : Clichy-Levallois / Metro line 13, train L

Please send your CV and letter of introduction to: careers@corwave.com, “Reference R&D Internship”