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Intern Biomedical Engineer

Tags: user testing, ECG-signals, electrodes, EMG, EMS, ECG, gait analysis

  • Do you want to work in wearable technology & smart textiles?
  • Would you like to help us improve the lives of 1 million people before 2035?
  • Do you want to work for a young and growing (15+FTE) tech company and to be part of an award-winning team? (FD Gazelle 2021, KvK innovation top 100, Winner Get in the Ring 2021, finalist Health Innovation Price 2022)
  • Do you want to take part in our diverse and ambitious team with daily lunches, weekly bootcamps, yearly ski trips and quarterly targets with team rewards?
  • Are you keen on on body measurement of ECG, EMG, EMS, gait and more? Can you read and analyse the signals?
  • Do you have an affinity with product development in design, engineering, electronics, textile or other ‘maker fields’?

Then we’d love to hear from you!


About Elitac Wearables

At Elitac Wearables we are on a mission to improve the lives of 1 million people by 2035. We improve people’s daily lives with our meaningful wearables, combining textiles and electronics, haptic technology and sensor integrations. Our clients are active in the Medical, Safety, or Sports domains, where our wearables help improve quality of lifesafety, and performance.
We work in multidisciplinary Agile teams with designers, hardware engineers, software developers and researchers. We work on a variety of projects at the same time. Most of our research and development happens in-house at our office and Wearables Lab.
We work for clients, join in research projects and develop our own products. Our core values are reflected in our people, the way we work and our projects:

Meaningful, Respect & Teamwork.

About the role

At Elitac Wearables we are active in many diverse R&D project with on-body electronics systems. Lately, the focus is more on (dry, textile) electrodes for ECG and EMG measurement or EMS. We also work a lot with IMU’s to measure gait. We are specialised in haptic feedback, giving information to users through vibrations, which all together allows for Sensory substitution; helping people live with lost senses.

You will be working alongside our senior researcher, who is specialised in human factors and haptic feedback technology and sets up our researches. Together, you will be executing (user) tests, sometimes elaborative and external, often ‘quick and dirty’ in our Wearables Lab, to validate first ideas, proof of concepts and prototypes.

What you will be doing

  • Build prototypes
  • (Help) set up tests
  • Execute tests
  • Analyse (signal) data and give input for improvements

About you

  • You have a bachelor or masters in Biomedical engineering


  • You are familiar with prototyping equipment

Soft skills

  • Analytic
  • Interested in technology, fashion and/or wearables.
  • Willingness to learn and develop.

Our offer

  • Informal work environment in great modern office, with good coffee, great lunch and fruit;
  • Weekly team bootcamp, yearly office winter sport;
  • Bonus team activities when achieving quarterly targets (e.g. wine tasting, office massage, dinners);
  • Annual contract with prospects for a permanent position;
  • A challenging position in a young and ambitious team; enabling you to help improve people’s daily lives!
  • Possibilities for coaching and training;
  • Lots of independence and freedom in the execution of the job;
  • A brand-new office with a Wearables Lab in a creative start-up community in Utrecht;
  • Enthusiastic and experienced colleagues; working on the front-ed of wearable technology;
  • Between 16 and 40 hours per week;


What are you waiting for? Get in touch: Send your motivation and resume to Martin van den Berg (COO). We look forward to meeting you virtually or at our office in Utrecht!

Please note that we do not accept admissions from recruitment agencies.

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