Healthcare Innovation Areas of Interest

We are looking for ideas that align to the business priorities of our Pharmaceuticals, Consumer and Medical Devices & Diagnostics sectors. In each sector, we focus on specific therapeutic areas of interest that have the greatest potential to improve the lives of patients and consumers, and contribute to our business.


Pharmaceutical Innovation

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson are focused on discovering, developing and delivering differentiated medicines that address the most serious unmet medical needs of our time. Janssen Research & Development, LLC has a robust pipeline in five therapeutic areas: neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, oncology, immunology and cardiovascular/metabolism. Within these therapeutic areas, we focus our work or have interest in collaborating in the following disease areas:


Cardiovascular & Metabolism


Infectious Diseases & Vaccines




Consumer Products Innovation

Our Consumer segment includes a broad range of products used in the baby care, skin care, oral care, wound care and women’s health care fields, as well as nutritional and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, and wellness and prevention platforms. The Consumer business relies on a research strategy equally rooted in technology and consumer insights. If you have a break through patented (or patent pending) idea that could make an impact on our Consumer business, we invite you to submit this idea on the web form. Innovators also can submit ideas for the Consumer segment through Intelli-Ideas®.


Emerging Markets

Skin Care

Oral Care

Pain and Itch Relief


Upper Respiratory

Hair Care

Medical Devices & Diagnostics Innovation

Our innovative Medical Devices and Diagnostics products are used primarily by health care professionals in the fields of orthopaedics, neurovascular surgery, vision care, diabetes care, infection prevention, diagnostics, cardiovascular disease, sports medicine, and aesthetics. Within the MD&D sector, we focus on innovation in the following areas:

  • General Surgery

  • Cardiovascular

  • Energy

  • Biosurgicals

  • Aesthetics

  • ENT

  • Reprocessing

  • Orthopaedics

  • Neuro

  • Diabetes

  • Diagnostics

  • Vision Care

  • Infection Care