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Research & Development

Through our global Research & Development team, we strive to deliver innovation that matters; pioneering products that enable better patient outcomes, and providing services that bring value to our customers and the Company.

We are continuing to invest in innovation to improve existing products as well as the development of new products that drives efficiency and reduces complexity and cost for our customers. 

We seek to develop meaningfully disruptive products and services that harness transformational innovation, providing access to new technologies to people across the world.

We have a strong focus on digital health and enabling technologies across the breadth of our portfolio.

Roles in Research & Development

Smith & Nephew has Research & Development facilities in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific.

Within our Research & Development function, we offer a wide variety of roles for scientists, microbiologists, engineers and clinical specialists who work in the following areas.

  • Clinical Strategy and Operations
  • Digital Health
  • New Product Development
  • Medical & Scientific Affairs
  • Project & Programme Management
  • Research Science


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Graduate opportunities

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