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Challenging opportunities in research at Philips

Meaningful innovations
Our research scientists and technologist work on meaningful innovations that improve the lives of people all over the world.


Applied research
We have approximately a century of applied research behind us and a world-leading portfolio of over 130,000 patents; the result of our diverse, multi-disciplinary teams. You will work with other research centers, businesses, clients, start-ups, academic peers and other partners in an open, collaborative environment to successfully translate innovative ideas into commercially relevant solutions.


We offer wide-ranging opportunities to work on everything from trend-spotting, ideas creation and proof of concept through to first-of-a-kind product development. Our global network of research laboratories is a vibrant multicultural community made up of highly-educated scientists and technologists from more than 50 different countries, making it the perfect environment for continuous learning and knowledge sharing.


Typical openings in research at Philips
Healthcare research program

Within this program, there are career opportunities for you in diagnostic imaging, image-guided intervention & therapy, patient care, clinical decision support, home and personal healthcare, healing environments and services.


Lifestyle research program
This research program aims to make life more enjoyable based on deep human insights into consumer needs, combined with scientific knowledge and expertise. This program spans career opportunities for you in the areas of healthy life, personal care, home living and interactive living.

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Philips empowers me to improve lives both on and off the job and that generates the energy behind everything I do. At work I create innovations such as the Hemodynamic Instability Indicator which continues to define the future of healthcare, and I pursue my passion for teaching new science disciplines (like robot design) once a week at a local school."


                                           Abigail Flower

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