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Innovation Cup 2023 - Great minds come together

Company: EMD Group
Location: Joliet
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

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 oncology will work on new innovative approaches for the targeted treatment of cancer with small molecules or proteins either directly attacking cancer cells or via stimulating the immune system and overcoming the immunosuppressive environment of tumors.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.comFor visitors outside the United States and Canada http://innovationcup.merckgroup.comHow 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.comFor visitors outside the United States and Canada http://innovationcup.merckgroup.comLocation:Near Frankfurt, Germany, June 10-16, 2023.Travel, accommodation and food expenses will be paid by the company.

Keywords: EMD Group, Joliet , Innovation Cup 2023 - Great minds come together, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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