Royal Philips

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Royal Philips

At Philips, we look beyond technology to the experiences of patients, providers and caregivers across the health continuum, from healthy living to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and home care. We unlock insights leading to meaningful innovations from hospital to home.  Our integrated solutions – packaged suites of systems, smart devices, software and services – combine broad and deep clinical expertise, technology and services, actionable data, consultative new business models and partnerships.  Together, with our customers, we can transform how care is delivered and experienced, to deliver upon the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care.

Jaaromzet: EUR 18.1 billion sales (2018) 
Aantal werknemers: 77.000 (2018)
Aantal vestigingslanden: >100
Aantal nieuwe werknemers per jaar (vanuit net afgestudeerden): ~ 40-60


De bedrijfspresentatie van Royal Philips is de ideale manier om meer te weten te komen over het bedrijf.



To deliver on our brand promise, we ensure our three core brand values are evident in everything we make, do, and say: caring, innovative, impactful.



At Philips we want people to be healthy, live well and enjoy life. We are a technology company that cares about people. We listen, discover and challenge, to deliver meaningful innovation to people based on one consistent, core belief – that ‘There’s always a way to make life better’.

For over 125 years, our meaningful innovations have improved the quality of life for millions, creating a strong and trusted Philips brand. And today, our strategic vision and mission has never been more relevant. With our understanding of many of the long term challenges our world faces, we see major opportunities to apply our brand and competencies meaningfully across the health continuum.



We turn possibilities into great innovations!

  • 2018 Top 100 Global Innovator for the sixth year in a row according to Clarivate Analytics
  •  #1 ranking for medical technology patents filed at the European Patent Office in 2017 
  • Approximately 1 out of 2  R&D personnel in software and data science         
  • EUR 1.8 billion invested in R&D in 2018         
  • Philips consistently wins more than 100 key design awards each year



We are a recognized leader in sustainability! In 2012 we set ourselves an ambitious target to improve the lives of three billion people a year by 2030 by making the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Since then, we have been concentrating our minds, shaping our strategy and rallying our teams to improve lives. We’re on track: by the end of 2018, we calculated that we have improved 1.54 billion lives in 2018.

As part of society, all of us – including
companies – have an obligation to contribute to the positive state of the world. That is why we at Philips have committed to support UN Sustainable Development Goals, specifically SDG 3 to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being and SDG 12 to enable sustainable consumption and production patterns. Meanwhile, the Philips Foundation continues to create tools and run projects that improve the lives of the world’s most disadvantaged peoples and communities.

An overview of our most ambitious objectives for 2020:

  • Improve the lives of 2.5 billion people a year
  • To have 70% of our turnover coming from solutions that meet EcoDesign principles and 15% Circular economy principles
  • Be carbon neutral in our operations, employing 100% renewable electricity
  • Recycle 90% of operational waste and send zero waste to landfill
  • Collaborative approach with our suppliers to ensure structural sustainable improvements along the chain

Interessante Studies

  • Technische wiskunde (WO)
  • Wiskunde (WO)
  • Biomedische technologie (WO)
  • Electrical engineering (WO)
  • Lucht- en ruimtevaarttechniek (WO)
  • Business & it (WO)
  • Computer science (WO)
  • Software science (WO)
  • Business analytics (WO)
  • Natuurkunde (WO)
  • Science, business and innovation (WO)
  • Technische bedrijfskunde (WO)
  • Werktuigbouwkunde (WO)
  • Applied science (HBO)
  • Biomedische wetenschappen (HBO)
  • Business, it & management (HBO)
  • Ict (HBO)
  • Logistics engineering (HBO)
  • Logistiek en economie (HBO)
  • Technische bedrijfskunde (HBO)
  • Technische informatica (HBO)
  • Werktuigbouwkunde (HBO)
  • Technische bestuurskunde (WO)
  • Advanced technology (WO)
  • Bedrijfsinformatietechnologie (WO)
  • Econometrie (WO)
  • Industrial design (WO)
  • Industrieel ontwerpen (WO)
  • Informatica (WO)
  • Informatica & economie (WO)
  • Informatica en cyber security (WO)
  • Medische informatiekunde (WO)
  • Medische wetenschappen en technologie (WO)
  • Psychology & technology (WO)
  • Sustainable innovation (WO)
  • Technische geneeskunde (WO)
  • Technische informatica (WO)
  • Technische natuurkunde (WO)
  • Industrieel product ontwerpen (HBO)
  • Technische natuurkunde (HBO)

Profiel gewenste studenten

We are looking for students that are able to communicate strongly, able to convince others but listen as well. Depending per position we do require and look for next soft skills:

  • Ambitious 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Enthusiastic
  • Eager and driven
  • Self-propelling
  • Capable to work in diverse and international environments

Aanbod voor Studenten

Besides our extensive internship program we offer traineeship and starter (entry level) positions. All our positions are published on our global careers website:


With regards to our Traineeship program, you have the opportunity to run several projects (9-12 months) throughout several or the same department, depending on the type of the traineeship. When you start your career within an entry level position, then it will be somewhat different with timing, but still you will be able to determine more or less your own career. Philips does offer an extensive training program within its own “university” that will support and help you steering you to the directions you aspire.


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