Johnson & Johnson Launches Innovation Lab in DC

Johnson & Johnson Launches Innovation Lab in DC

Johnson & Johnson’s innovation arm is teaming up with The Children’s National Hospital to bring @JLABS to Washington, D.C. The 32k sq ft. life science incubator will be housed at the new Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus.

According to Ward 4 Councilman Brandon Todd, “This investment & partnership at  Johnson & Johnson’s innovation Lab DC( JLABSDC )will foster new discoveries in pediatric medicine & create good-paying jobs in Ward 4! The latest of many exciting developments at old Walter Reed Campus”

As Johnson & Johnson’s Melinda Richer puts it, “Washington is the capital region of inclusion and future biotech innovation at JLABSDC housed at Children’s National Hospital deserves a chance.”

Courtesy Johnson &Johnson

About the Children’s National Health System

Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, DC, has served the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is one of the nation’s Top 5 pediatric hospitals and, for a second straight year, is ranked No. 1 in newborn care, as well as ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is the seventh-highest NIH-funded pediatric institution in the nation. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.

About Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and Johnson & Johnson’s global healthcare businesses. Johnson & Johnson Innovation provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies with one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson. Under the Johnson & Johnson Innovation umbrella of businesses, we connect with innovators through our regional Innovation Centers; Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS; Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc.; and our business development teams to create customized deals and novel collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet needs in patients. JLABS provides the laboratories, expertise, education, tools and resources needed to help life science startups thrive, all with no strings attached. A Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center for Device Innovation at the Texas Medical Center (CDI @ TMC) has been established to accelerate the development of medical devices. For more information about Johnson & Johnson Innovation, please visit:

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