Innovation Architect

Ghent - Kontich - Louvain
Employee / Freelancer

Company Overview:

At Healthonauts, we are dedicated to revolutionising healthcare through innovative digital solutions. We leverage cutting-edge technology to improve patient care, streamline processes, and drive positive outcomes in the healthcare industry. Join us in shaping the future of digital health and making a meaningful impact on healthcare delivery.

Position Overview:

As an Innovation Architect at Healthonauts, you will lead the charge in envisioning and designing groundbreaking digital health solutions that redefine the landscape of healthcare delivery. You will serve as the visionary strategist, orchestrating the integration of cutting-edge technologies and innovative methodologies to drive positive transformation in the healthcare industry. This role demands a visionary thinker with a keen eye for emerging trends, a passion for pushing the boundaries of possibility, and a relentless commitment to shaping the future of digital health.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Innovation Strategy Development: Spearhead the development of innovative strategies and roadmaps that align with our clients' mission and goals. Identify emerging technologies, trends, and opportunities to drive innovation in healthcare delivery.

  2. Solution Design and Architecture: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to conceptualize, design, and architect innovative digital health solutions. Translate strategic objectives into actionable plans, ensuring alignment with technical feasibility and business objectives.

  3. Technology Integration and Optimisation: Evaluate and integrate emerging technologies, platforms, and frameworks to enhance the effectiveness and scalability of digital health solutions. Continuously optimize architecture and infrastructure to meet evolving needs and industry standards.

  4. Thought Leadership and Industry Engagement: Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and regulatory developments in digital health innovation. Act as a thought leader, representing our vision in industry forums, conferences, and partnerships to foster collaboration and drive innovation.

  5. Strategic Partnerships and Collaboration: Cultivate strategic partnerships and collaborations with technology vendors, research institutions, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders to accelerate innovation and leverage complementary expertise and resources.

  6. Risk Management and Compliance: Anticipate and mitigate potential risks associated with innovation initiatives, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and ethical standards. Implement robust risk management strategies to safeguard project success and stakeholder trust.

  7. Team Leadership and Mentoring: Provide visionary leadership and mentorship to interdisciplinary teams, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. Empower team members to unleash their creative potential and drive innovation excellence.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Healthcare Management, or related field. Advanced degree (Master's or PhD) preferred.
  • Proven track record of driving innovation and leading transformative initiatives in the digital health or healthcare technology industry.
  • Strong technical acumen with expertise in solution design, architecture, and integration of digital health technologies.
  • Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to anticipate future trends and translate vision into actionable plans.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to articulate complex concepts and influence decision-making at all levels.
  • Deep understanding of healthcare industry trends, regulations, and best practices
  • Strategic advantages (and/or):
    • experience with GxP in pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
    • experience in healthcare data standards (FHIR/OpenEHR).
    • experience in laboratories, biomedical research (PhD).

Join Us:

If you are passionate about leveraging technology to drive innovation in healthcare and are looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact, we invite you to join our dynamic team at Healthonauts. Together, we will shape the future of digital health and transform the way healthcare is delivered worldwide.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in joining Healthonauts. We look forward to hearing from you!

Interview Process:

  • Initial 30-minute call with our recruitment team.
  • Online assessment to map your Healthonauts profile.
  • 30-minute ‘coffee connect’ with the hiring manager.
  • 1-2 hour in-depth interview + practical exercise.