JLABS Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 513
  • Portfolio
  • 430
  • Exits
  • 89

JLABS General Information


Founded in 2012, JLABS is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer, and health tech sectors to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. The firm achieves this by providing the optimal environment for emerging companies to catalyze growth and optimize their research and development by opening them to vital industry connections, delivering entrepreneurial programs and providing a capital-efficient, flexible platform where they can transform the scientific discoveries of today into the breakthrough healthcare solutions of tomorrow. The firm is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. The firm also produces campaigns to seek out the best science called QuickFire Challenges. Beyond the growing network of incubation capabilities around the world, the firm is part of the larger Johnson & Johnson Innovation family of companies, which includes Johnson & Johnson Innovation centers, housing our deal teams and therapeutic experts for early-stage development, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC, Inc., the established venture capital arm, and Johnson & Johnson Innovation - BD, the business development group focusing on later-stage development. What that means for young companies is that, no matter what stage you're at, the firm provides access to all the elements you need to develop your science and to position your company for success.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • 3210 Merryfield Row
  • San Diego, CA 92121
  • United States
+1 (858) 000-0000

JLABS Investments (513)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Gabi SmartCare 27-Aug-2020 Accelerator/Incubator Other Healthcare Technology Systems Startup
00000000 07-Feb-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Therapeutic Devices Pre-Clinical Trials
0000000 000000 20-Jan-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Decision/Risk Analysis Generating Revenue
000 00000000000000 27-Dec-2019 00000 00000 000 Drug Delivery Startup
0000000 0000000000 05-Dec-2019 000000000000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
0000 0000000 11-Nov-2019 00000 0000 Medical Supplies Generating Revenue
000000000 17-Oct-2019 000000000000 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 00 0000
000000000 10-Sep-2019 000000000000 Monitoring Equipment Startup
Frontier Medicines 01-Aug-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Drug Discovery Pre-Clinical Trials
Eagle Genomics 30-Jul-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue
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JLABS Exits (81)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Trianni 18-Nov-2020 Merger/Acquisition 0000
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00000 00000 11-Sep-2020 000000000000000000
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000000 00000000000 13-Jul-2020 000 00000
Poseida Therapeutics 10-Jul-2020 IPO 00000
Century Therapeutics Canada 23-Jun-2020 Merger/Acquisition
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JLABS Team (13)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Chelsea Hewitt Head of Marketing & Global Innovation Activation Leader San Francisco, CA
Melinda Richter Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation 00 San Francisco, CA
Elena Fernandez-Kleinlein Head at JLABS Cambridge, MA
Sharon Chan Ph.D Head JLABS 0 Shanghai, China
Allan Miranda Ph.D Head, JLABS Canada and Interim Head 0 Toronto, Canada
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