Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 389
  • Portfolio
  • 329
  • Exits
  • 59

Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS General Information


Founded in 2012, Johnson & Johnson Innovation (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

Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS Investments (389)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Aro Biotherapeutics 23-Nov-2021 Early Stage VC 000.00 Biotechnology Product Development
0000 000000 16-Nov-2021 00000 00000 0000 Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue
000000 01-Sep-2021 000000000000 0000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue
0000000 0000000000 21-Jan-2021 000000000000 0000 Drug Discovery Clinical Trials - Phase 1
0000 000000000 27-Aug-2020 000000000000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue
0000000 000000 20-Jan-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue
00000000000 01-Jan-2020 000000000000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue
0000000 0000000000 05-Dec-2019 000000000000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
Clairways 17-Oct-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 00 0000
Respirix 26-Sep-2019 Grant 0000 Monitoring Equipment Clinical Trials - Phase 1
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Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS Exits (59)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Belite Bio 29-Apr-2022 IPO 0000
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000000000000 15-Dec-2021 000 000.00
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0000000 20-Sep-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Tyra Biosciences 15-Sep-2021 IPO 00000
Decoy Biosystems 03-Aug-2021 Merger/Acquisition 0000
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Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS Team (18)

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 0 Toronto, Canada
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Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS Co-Investors (51)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
MBC BioLabs 0 Series chart Industry bar
ARCH Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Baird Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Ionis Pharmaceuticals 0 Series chart Industry bar
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