Clinical Affairs Internship

Novostia is a start-up company developing a unique heart valve prosthesis with the mission to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from heart valve disease, adults, young patients and even children.

We invite you to take up this great challenge by contributing your knowledge, skills, energy and work capacity to a dynamic, highly involved and very sharp team within the framework of an internship from which you will come out stronger.

Your main role

The internship will focus on Clinical Affairs, tasks depending on interest and abilities:

  • Participate in Clinical Research Organizations (CRO), clinical consultants, and clinical investigators management
  • Contribute to the development and review of Clinical Evaluation Plan (CEP), Clinical Evaluation Report (CER), Post-Market Clinical Follow-up plan (PMCF), PMCF Report, and Summaries of Safety and Clinical Performance (SSCPs)
  • Contribute to the development and review of the clinical documentation (Protocol, Investigator Brochure, Case Report Form, clinical study reports…)
  • Support clinical investigation submissions to regulatory committees • Ensure that internal and external research complies with regulations and standards including Good Clinical Practices (GCPs)
  • Maintain product-relevant scientific literature up to date

Your profile

  • Currently working towards a Master’s degree, an Engineering degree or equivalent degree in Life Science
  • Basic Knowledge or strong interest in cardiology and clinical affairs in medical device industry • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and relevant standards and regulations (ISO, FDA, MDR…)
  • Rigor, attention to details, dedication, self-driven, and sense of responsibility
  • Ability and willingness to work in start-up environment
  • Outstanding motivation and fast-learner skill
  • Excellent communication skills in English (French and/or German are a plus)

Additional information

  • Starting date: to be agreed
  • Duration: minimum 4 months
  • Location: Epalinges-Lausanne
  • Activity rate: 100%
  • Applicant must be eligible for an internship in Switzerland
  • Monthly stipend
  • Employment opportunities at the end of the internship


Apply: p.boissier [at] novostia.com