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Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Innovation is a division of Johnson & Johnson Finance Corporation. Johnson & Johnson Innovation focuses on accelerating early innovation and enhancing opportunities for collaboration and investment across Johnson & Johnson's global healthcare businesses.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies focused on early-stage opportunities a one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson.

JLABS, part of Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC, provides the tools and resources needed to help life science startups thrive. Residents have access to turnkey, state-of-the-art infrastructure as well as year-round commercialization curriculum and networking events, onsite team for operations and business services, all with no-strings attached. JLABS links regional entrepreneurs with the full breadth of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, including opportunities to discuss funding, access third-party services, attend educational events and meet with R&D experts from our medical device technology, consumer healthcare product and Janssen pharmaceutical teams. For more information or to apply to JLABS, please visit JLABS.jnjinnovation.com.

In March 2015, Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC announced the opening of JLABS in South San Francisco. The Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS site can accommodate up to 50 startups from across the healthcare spectrum including biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and digital health.

In June 2013, Johnson & Johnson Innovation announced the opening of the Johnson & Johnson California Innovation Center, one of four regional hubs being established. A part of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, the goal of the California Innovation Center is to advance healthcare by catalyzing collaborations in science and technology between regional innovators and the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.

In June 2018, Johnson & Johnson Innovation's outpost of its startup incubator, JLabs, opened in Manhattan . In addition to NYC, there are JLabs in San Diego, San Francisco, Toronto, Houston, Boston and Belgium as well as another planned in Shanghai. The incubators provide J&J, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, with a front-row view of what's happening at the startup level. Though J&J doesn't take an immediate stake in the companies, it does end up investing in some in the long-run.

Johnson & Johnson has approximately 128,000 employees at more than 275 Johnson & Johnson operating companies.



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