Internship on Development of a Graph-based holistic patient model

NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH

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NEC Laboratories Europe has an immediate opening for an

Internship on “Development of a Graph-based holistic patient model”

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NEC Laboratories Europe (NLE) has been participating in several research projects in the biomedical field. AICCELERATE is a recent project focused on the development of Digital Twins of Hospitals with the aim of improving the patient flow and resource management. One of the main work packages consists of creating a holistic representation of the patients by using several available modalities from the pilot centers.

NLE is looking for an intern to carry out an internship at our premises in Heidelberg, Germany. The focus will be on using the internal GraphAI technology in order to complete the needed tasks.

The internship includes the following work items:

  • Generation of Knowledge Graphs from multi-modal patient data
  • Using GraphAI for creating latent representation of the patients from a Knowledge Graph
  • Redaction of detailed reports on the activity

NEC Laboratories in Heidelberg (Germany) provides an excellent working environment supporting individual creativity as well as strong teamwork. Our working language is English.

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and Clinical data
  • Hands-on experience with object oriented/functional programming languages (Python, Java, C/C++, OSGi)
  • Familiarity with Knowledge Graphs and related AI-models
  • Experience with clinical data is desired
  • Team working spirit and good communication skills in English


  • Excellent opportunities to obtain experience in an industrial working environment
  • Opportunity to publish papers in international conferences
  • The internship will be paid
  • NEC Laboratories Europe is located in Heidelberg, one of Germany’s most beautiful and idyllic towns. The city and the surrounding Rhein-Neckar region offer many exciting cultural and outdoor activities.

Starting date: Any time starting from February 2023

Duration: 6 months

Please indicate your possible starting date in the cover letter.

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