Robotic prosthesis and implant designer
The profession appears after 2020
Develops artificial functional devices (robotic prostheses) and organs compatible with live tissues. This area is growing fast: implanted electric muscle stimulators are being developed for paralyzed patients; an implant appeared recently that functions as a natural eye; limb prostheses perform more and more complex functions. While prostheses and implants are most likely to be designed by dedicated specialists, actual implantation surgeries will be performed by re-trained surgeons, otorhinolaryngologists and ophthalmologists.
Professional skills and abilities
Systems thinking (ability to define and work with complex systems, including system engineering).
Cross-industry communication skills (understanding of technologies, processes, and market conditions in different related and unrelated sectors).
Ability to manage projects and processes.
Multilingual and multicultural abilities (fluent English and knowledge of a second foreign language, understanding of the national and cultural context of partner countries, and understanding of job specifics in foreign industries).
Programming IT solutions / Managing complex automated systems / Dealing with artificial intelligence.
Client focus, ability to address customer requests.
Environmentally conscious thinking