Want to make health tech your business?
We do it every day.

    International Talent Management program

    Emerging Businesses within Philips is focused on solving some of the biggest problems in medicine. We develop disruptive technological solutions to diagnose cancer, treat skin diseases, help solve neurological problems and speed up the time it takes to make a diagnosis.


    This is done in small teams, working on cutting edge technology to enable doctors to help patients in the best possible way.


    Emerging Businesses have great opportunities for young professionals. A rotational program, technical or commercial which takes you to 2 countries in 24 months and work on challenging assignments with a team of amazing professionals and coaches.

    Sign up to find out more about the program.

    Thiemo Roos

    Thiemo, Optical Development Engineer

    Want to ease pain using light?

    At Philips, I work to develop innovative treatments that harness the power of light to address skin conditions and improve lives, including my own. It’s a noble cause and motivates everything my team does.

    Maria, Software developer

    Want to change the way doctors find cancer?

    At Philips, my teams digital imaging systems help health care professionals work and collaborate better, leading to faster and more efficient cancer diagnoses. Our work literally changed how things are done. And it’s just the beginning.

    Bassim, Sales manager

    Want to make health tech your business?


    At Philips, I get to shape the way my business becomes a success. My team has a passion for bringing powerful, innovative health tech products to market, working with our clients and growing a market from the ground up.

    Meet our team

    The program

    Both the commercial and technical tracks allow you to build a set of critical skills to manage significant projects and grow as a person or business leader.

    The program

    Both the commercial and technical tracks allow you to build a set of critical skills to manage significant projects and grow as a person or business leader.

    Technical track

    3 assignments,

    Up to 9 months each

    R&D, Q&R, Supply chain

    Manufacturing, Customer service

    Potential job placements during assignment


    • R&D: Project Leader / Developer Engineer
    • Q&R: Regulatory Operations Specialist / Clinical Operations Specialist
    • Operations Manager
    • Supply Chain Project Manager
    • Customer Service Manager

    1 week


    2 countries

    2 businesses

    24 months in


    Commercial track

    2 assignments,

    12 months each



    Potential job placements during assignment


    • Sales / Business Development Manager
    • Product & Marketing Manager

    Assignment examples



    Develop a new membrane for high speed, low volume blood testing, enabling quicker diagnosis at the patient's bedside.

    Business: Handheld Diagnostics
    Enabling near patient blood in the acute care setting. When time counts, make diagnostic decisions on-the-spot from a simple finger prick blood test.

    Handheld Diagnostics

    "I found a job that inspires me, and I am very happy with that."

    Anastasia, Handheld Diagnostics

    "If you like routine, don't come work at our place. Lots of exciting things are happening."

    Marcel, Handheld Diagnostics

    Why join?

    Why Join?
    • You will be on the mission: You will work on things that impact lives
    • Tangible work experience: You will work on real projects with direct impact on the business
    • Structured approach:

            - Up to 3 assignments (taking 24 months in total)

            - Within the technical or commercial track

            - Work within 2 different businesses and 2 countries


    • Ongoing job support: You will be provided with best in class mentoring & coaching support while being on assignment
    • Great social and networking opportunities: You will enjoy social life and networking opportunities, meeting other colleagues and senior Philips employees during formal and informal events
    • Job offer:  In our program, a job offer is made to 90% of program participants