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We are searching for innovative people to make a difference.

At the Wyss Center, we believe in urgently developing clinical solutions. Our team is passionate about transforming lives and believe that good science and engineering can create a better world. We are committed to advancing understanding of the brain and demonstrating quality in everything we do to ensure our work reaches the clinic.

That is why we come to work each day.

We believe that the strongest teams are built on diversity. Bringing together people of different genders, from different disciplines and with different perspectives encourages novel thinking which drives progress and ultimately delivers results. This is why we are building a workplace in which everyone feels welcomed, respected, supported, and valued.

We work at the forefront of innovation and we are growing. We need innovative people with the willingness to drive change and a passion for quality from a wide variety of backgrounds.

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Intellectual Property Paralegal

We are seeking the Intellectual Property Paralegal (IP Paralegal) to coordinate and manage the Wyss Center's growing IP portfolio. The person in this role will undertake operational responsibilities and maximize the effectiveness of our IP activities, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, etc. The person is expected to provide high quality support on a diverse set of IP related tasks across the engineering, scientific and legal teams at the Wyss Center. Specifically, the person will conduct patent research, review draft applications, provide status reports, track progress, ensure payment of annuities and communicate daily with the various stakeholders including IP firms, inventors, scientists and engineers.

Full description

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to HR@wysscenter.ch no later than 18th December 2022

We are currently expanding our activities in the following areas:

  • artificial intelligence
  • software development
  • electrical engineering for medical devices
  • mechanical engineering for medical devices

If you have expertise in these areas and would like to make a difference with a career at the Wyss Center, please send your CV and a covering letter to HR@wysscenter.ch with ‘speculative application’ in the email subject line.   

Find out more about life at the Wyss Center 

We believe that the strongest teams are built on diversity. This is why we are committed to fighting systemic bias, discrimination and stereotypes and to building a workplace in which diversity is valued and celebrated.  

Where I work: The shared dream of the ABILITY team

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Project Manager in Neuroengineering, Shenandoah Montamat, leads ABILITY - a project to develop a brain-computer interface system for applications such as restoration of communication and movement for people with severe paralysis. In this video, Shenandoah reveals her first invention at the age of five and describes the ABILITY team’s shared dream.

Congratulations to the Wyss Center relay marathon finishers!

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On Sunday 15th May 2022, 16 Wyss Center runners took part in the Geneva marathon. The three teams joined more than 15 000 other participants and finished with a sprint on Geneva’s iconic Pont du Mont Blanc. Look back on the special moments of an exciting day with ups, downs, emotions and fantastic team spirit.

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