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Internship Medical Image Analysis

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Mortsel, BE

Company: AGFA

Company Information

Agfa is one of the world’s leading companies in imaging technology. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets

analogue and digital systems for the printing industry, for the healthcare sector, and for specific industrial applications. The group has more than 150 years of imaging experience. The healthcare division delivers diagnostic imaging solutions that set standards in productivity, safety, clinical value and cost effectiveness.

As a provider of X-ray modality, Agfa Radiology Solution continuously strives to improve our image quality, and image analysis is an inseparable part of this endeavor.


Team

Home of the MUSICA technology, one of the best medical image processing software in the world, we are a diverse team of medical imaging experts striving to increase the value of radiology to improve patient care. Our area of research includes effective image enhancement, 3D reconstruction and machine learning.


Internship in Medical Image Analysis

Two main tracks are available:

  • Workflow: automation of X-ray image acquisition settings as part of SmartXR application.

  • Clinical Applications: deep image analysis to compute various measurements on X-ray images, e.g. organ segmentation, bone characteristics, anatomical properties, registration, …

We offer an open-ended possibility to tailor the project to the student.

 

The expected activities include literature research into the state-of-the-art, implementing and comparing various

Methods, and knowledge sharing with our internal R&D team. Further details can be discussed in an interview.

Applicants are encouraged to send their CV, transcript and short motivation statement.

 

Student profile

We are looking for highly motivated student with the following profile:

  • Biomedical / Computer Science / Mathematics / Physics/ Engineering study focus or equivalent

  • Experienced in coding in python / Matlab / C++ or other programming language

  • Ideally you have experience in image processing and/or deep learning

  • Fluent in English or Dutch

  • Good communication skills

  • Able to work independently

  • Motivated and fast learner

 

Place of employment: Mortsel, Belgium (depending on the project remote or partially remote internships can also be considered)

Starting date: flexible

Duration: between 3 months and one year.

This is an internship for a student from a Belgian university and is an unpayed internship

For international internship, the student must apply via Agfa’s Discovery program.

 


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