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Neurocareers: Doing The Impossible!

Dec 3, 2023

Are you eager to unlock the secrets to building a successful career in the fast-growing neurotech industry?

Join us for an enlightening episode featuring Dr. Patrick Britz, a distinguished leader with over two decades of experience in both neuroscience and business. As the General Manager and CEO of NIRx Medizintechnik GmbH, a global leader in neuroimaging solutions, Patrick shares his invaluable insights on how to thrive in this dynamic field.

In this episode, we delve into the wisdom of networking for career success, exploring Patrick's unique approach to "social engineering" and how it can open doors and create opportunities in the neurotech world.

But that's not all! We tackle the age-old question: Is a PhD necessary for a career in the neurotech industry? Patrick shares his perspective and sheds light on this ongoing discussion in the field.

Our conversation also navigates through the intricacies of neurotech job applications and the challenges neurotech start-ups face. Patrick shares his wisdom on overcoming these hurdles in the competitive landscape.

So, if you're aspiring to build a rewarding career in the neurotech industry or simply seeking inspiration from a seasoned expert, you will benefit from listening to this episode!

Tune in to 'Neurocareers' as we explore "Building a Career in Neurotech: The Wisdom of 'Social Engineering' with Patrick Britz, PhD at NIRx."

Get ready to gain the knowledge and insights you need to make your mark in this fascinating industry!

About the Podcast Guest:

Patrick Britz, PhD, is a distinguished expert in the field of neuroscience and an accomplished leader in the world of neuroimaging solutions.

As the General Manager and CEO of NIRx Medizintechnik GmbH, a global leader in neuroimaging, Dr. Britz is responsible for overseeing the company's operations, strategy, and global growth. With over two decades of experience in the neuroscience field, his insights are invaluable.

Patrick is truly passionate about building successful companies, markets, teams, and networks that advance our understanding and application of neuroscience. He has a remarkable track record, having spearheaded the rapid expansion of product portfolios, customer bases, and partnerships for companies like Brain Vision LLC, Brain Vision Solutions (which he co-founded), and NIRx GmbH.

His core competencies encompass business development, cross-functional team leadership, innovation, and investor relations. Join us as we delve into the world of neuroimaging and gain unique insights from Dr. Patrick Britz's extensive expertise and experience.

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About the Podcast Host:

The Neurocareers podcast is brought to you by The Institute of Neuroapproaches ( and its founder, Milena Korostenskaja, Ph.D. (Dr. K), a neuroscience educator, research consultant, and career coach for people in neuroscience and neurotechnologies. As a professional coach with a background in the field, Dr. K understands the unique challenges and opportunities job applicants face in this field and can provide personalized coaching and support to help you succeed.

Here's what you'll get with one-on-one coaching sessions from Dr. K:

  • Identification and pursuit of career goals
  • Guidance on job search strategies, resume and cover letter development, and interview preparation
  • Access to a network of professionals in the field of neuroscience and neurotechnologies
  • Ongoing support and guidance to help you stay on track and achieve your goals

You can always schedule a free neurocareer consultation/coaching session with Dr. K at

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