Associate Director Innovations Technology Development - Digital HealthCleveland, Ohio, United States
- Leads various product development efforts within Cleveland Clinic Innovation Development programs, specifically, therapeutics, diagnostics, devices, health IT, and other technologies of low to intermediate complexity and low to medium risk.
- Develops features of core invention that leads to commercial application and meaningful financial opportunity.
- Seeks guidance from more senior Innovation Development team members in support of the process above.
- Develops the product road-map to achieve organizationally appropriate and relevant commercialization strategies.
- Provides project management expertise and guidance to accomplish targeted development schedules and milestones.
- Identifies and engages technology development, preclinical, and clinical resources as appropriate to implement design, development and testing objectives.
- Facilitates securing necessary funding from both internal and external sources to execute the plan.
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Master’s degree or higher in a relevant engineering, scientific or related field.
- Additional graduate business education (MBA) is highly desirable.
- None required
Complexity of Work:
- Highly skilled in management of cross-disciplinary project teams.
- An effective collaborator, project manager, and communicator who has demonstrated ability to work with senior level researchers, thought-leader physicians, contract R&D organizations and industry partners.
- Minimum of 3 years of industry experience in designing or developing biomedical products is required.
- Offset: Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of industry experience in designing or developing biomedical products.
- Demonstrated track record of successfully commercializing innovative medical products.
- Knowledge of cardiovascular, neurological, pulmonary, or other clinical applications where device products are commonly used.
- Experience in identifying, qualifying and managing design and development service providers.
- Knowledge of preclinical, clinical, and regulatory product testing and validation requirements.
- Familiarity with intellectual property principles, market opportunity assessment, competitive analysis, and product payment/reimbursement methodologies.
- Transactional experience in licensing or financing medical technologies helpful.
- Requires extensive sitting and dexterity to perform work on a PC, and the ability to walk to parts of various hospital campuses to attend meetings.
- Must have normal or corrected vision, and the ability to verbally communicate to upper level management.
- Occasional lifting of 5 to 15 pounds.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard procedures regarding the use of Personal Protective Equipment.
Keywords: Innovation, design and development, R&D, project management, digital health
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