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This is where we deliver innovation for patients, customers, shareholders and beyond across discovery, diagnostics and the provision of care. It’s the knowledge, passion and ingenuity of our R&D teams that allows us to advance the world of health, lead the way in injection-and infusion-based drug delivery and bring life-enhancing medical technologies to market. In this unit, collaboration fuels our work and individual expertise allows for new and fresh ideas to rise to the surface. As well as product development, we also work on product sustainability, making sure that what we make is future proof. This is about thinking beyond tomorrow, far into our patients and customers lives.

What does this mean for you?

Wherever you work with us as an R&D Associate, you’ll have the resources of our market-leading business to do what you do best. You’ll work in a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment and benefit from unique training and development opportunities designed to maximize your career potential. Join us and be part of dedicated team of specialists working together to improve the lives of people all around the world.

R&D Co-op Program for students

The Research and Development (R&D) Co-Op program is designed to provide exposure to multiple disciplines and product lines within the UCC (Urology and Critical Care) R&D function. The R&D Co-Op participant will learn the business and be a contributing member on the assigned project while gaining valuable experience toward their future career. Upon completion of the program, an R&D Co-Op participant will have gained real-world experience and contributed to the design and development of a medical device.

UCC has many ongoing projects in development and generally there are 4-5 R&D Co-Ops in each rotation. Each R&D Co-Op has a separate Rotation Manager and project. There are also many opportunities for training sessions, seminars, tours, and to share learnings and responsibilities with other R&D Co-Ops to gain added value and knowledge.

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One of 4 Enterprise R&D hubs that service multiple units, RCI (Research Centre Ireland) represents a significant milestone for bringing us together as one BD. We integrate hardware, software, and technology services here to support our worldwide operations in a collaborative and consistent way. 


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