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Applikon Biotechnology B.V. is a privately owned Dutch high-tech company and a world leader in high performance bioreactor systems. Our products are used within the Life Sciences and food industry worldwide. Applikon works closely with many national and international universities and institutes. We are constantly developing new technologies for the bioprocessing industry. Our main office is located in Delft with two subsidiaries in the USA and UK, and more than 170 employees working in Marketing & Sales, Product Development, Production, QC and after-sales support for our products.

Only applications with both a CV and a letter of motivation will be taken into consideration!


Internship Updating distributed firmware

Currently we have an interesting Internship at our Engineering Department.:

***Internship "Updating distributed firmware"***


The production of medicine and vaccines in bioreactors is managed and controlled by biocontrollers. Applikon Biotechnology B.V., a privately owned Dutch manufacturer of bioreactor systems,  offers a great variety of biocontrollers. Her new platform architecture has distributed firmware which should be updateable from one centralized location.Updating distributed firmware

The proposed project is to design and integrate a procedure and infrastructure to update a number of different devices that form a system. As shown in the image, an USB stick containing the update files is inserted into the main board (running Linux). The main board needs to be able to update itself, send updates to the HMI’s and update the peripherals (‘small boards’). The focus of the project will be on researching, designing and implementing a procedure and infrastructure to update a Linux based system (main board and HMI).

We are looking for an enthusiastic student with the following profile:

  • You are conducting a study at HBO or University level
  • Affinity with engineering and/ or (bio)technology
  • Affinity with data management
  • Fluent in English
  • Self-starter
  • Thrives on having full ownership of his/her work

Applikon offers you a workplace at the Engineering department of Applikon’s headquarters, situated at the Heertjeslaan 2 in Delft, Netherlands. The student will be provided with access to Applikon’s resources, and will receive a placement fee. Start of the internship is immediately and has a duration of minimum 3 months.

Applikon Biotechnology B.V.
Heertjeslaan 2
2629 JG Delft,

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Sales Engineer Belgium

 For our Marketing & Sales department we are currently searching for a:

*** Sales Engineer Belgium ***

General tasks
The Sales Engineer reports to the Sales Manager and focuses on the promotion and realization of sales of bioreactor systems and related products in Belgium. Further the Sales Engineer assists the Sales Manager to develop and execute the sales strategy in Belgium for the coming years. He/she is highly motivated to visit and maintain relations with customers. He/she negotiates with (potential) buyers, acquires new customers and assists with existing and new marketing activities.
The Sales Engineer also represents Applikon at promotional activities (exhibitions and symposia) in Belgium and The Netherlands. He/she coordinates product presentations/demonstrations at customers and is responsible for the commercial follow-up and for customer satisfaction of delivered products/systems.

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a comparable commercial function. The candidate has the following profile:

  • You have affinity for technology backed-up by a commercial education (BSc.)
  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in a comparable function.
  • You possess excellent commercial and interpersonal skills.
  • You are a capable negotiator.
  • You are independent and flexible.
  • You have good knowledge of the English, Dutch/Flemmish and French language (spoken and written).
  • You are living in central Belgium
  • As a plus point, you have familiarity with cGMP/FDA/GAMP guidelines and you have some knowledge of the functionality of our products.

Applikon offers you a responsible position in an organization with leading products in biotechnology. You can expect a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and great career opportunities. Applikon has a pleasant and informal working atmosphere and the ambition to be a leader in the industry.




internship or a master’s

Our Process Engineering department has a position available for an internship or a master’s project for a university student. The subject is the continuous separation of cells from their medium.

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