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Johnson & Johnson Innovation seeks to positively impact human health through innovation. We do this by helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams of creating healthcare solutions that improve peoples’ lives around the world. We work side-by-side with innovators throughout their journey, providing a robust exchange of ideas and resources to support their success. 

Our mission is to create the leading global innovation network to generate transformational healthcare solutions through value-creating partnerships.

Listen to Paul Stoffels, M.D., Vice Chair of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson, discuss the value of collaboration.

Our Network

Johnson & Johnson Innovation is comprised of a family of complementary teams that bring meaningful solutions and flexible approaches to support collaboration. Our family brings expertise across all sectors: consumer, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and global public health.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS

Johnson & Johnson Innovation has developed a global network of incubators and incubation partnerships called JLABS to support entrepreneurs launching consumer, medical device, or biopharmaceutical companies. If you are seeking incubation space for your early-stage company, or seeking to expand your start-up through an exchange of ideas and collaboration, make the connection with our incubation team..

Johnson & Johnson Innovation | Innovation Centers

Innovation Centers—located in Boston, California, London and Shanghai—are Johnson & Johnson Innovation regional hubs, created to access the best science and technology in the region. If you are an entrepreneur or with an early-stage consumer or medical device company, or a biopharmaceutical company seeking a collaboration to advance a program which is pre-proof of concept in humans, make the connection with our Johnson & Johnson Innovation team.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JJDC, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc., the strategic venture arm of Johnson & Johnson, invests across all sectors and at all stages, from seed-level start-ups to Series B and beyond. If you are seeking a strategic venture partner, make the connection with our JJDC team.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation | Janssen Business Development

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Janssen Business Development seeks to identify collaborative opportunities that will create transformative value for our partners and the world. If you are an established pharmaceutical company, or mid-sized to large biotechnology company, and seek a collaboration or merger & acquisition discussion, make the connection with our Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Janssen Business Development team.


We are led by a unique team of business and science experts who have experience in bringing early-stage innovations to commercialization.

  • Paul Stoffels
    Vice Chair of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson
  • Bill Hait
    William N. Hait
    Global Head, Johnson & Johnson External Innovation
  • James J. Bergin
    Vice President, Law
  • Rowan Chapman
    Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, California
  • Tom Heyman
    President JJDC
  • Seema Kumar
    Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication
  • Sir Harpal Kumar Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation EMEA
    Sir Harpal Kumar
    Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, EMEA
  •  jji michal preminger boston innovation center
    Michal Preminger
    Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston
  • Melinda Richter Global Head of JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
    Melinda Richter
    Global Head of JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
  • Maike Stenull
    Maike Stenull
    Global Head of Strategy and Business Operations
  • Patrick Verheyen
    Global Head, Janssen Business Development
  • Dan Wang
    Dan Wang
    Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Asia Pacific


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