JLABS Innovator Spotlight and Mixer

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JLABS Innovator Spotlight and Mixer

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS , 329 Oyster Point Blvd , South San Francisco , CA

September 03, 2015 from 18:00 PM to 20:30 PM (PST)

$10 - $35

JLABS BAY AREA EVENT Meet inspiring JLABS companies and network with local Life Science leaders. Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS is holding a series of JLABS Innovator Spotlight events featuring companies creating scientific breakthroughs. The program provides an opportunity to learn about exciting companies occupying space at JLABS in the Bay Area. Three JLABS companies will provide candid, but informative presentations detailing their executive teams, their company focus and latest developments.

Each company will provide a 10-15 minute presentation with Q&A. The presentations will be followed by a social mixer. Please join us in learning more about these exciting Bay Area JLABS companies.

Legal Notice: Presentations at this event will be on publicly available, non-confidential information only. Furthermore, the license agreement between each of such companies and Janssen Research & Development, LLC, is for licensed space, not for any matter concerning research, development or any type of collaborative, service or otherwise contracted work. Contacts with these companies' representatives should not entail at this time the exchange of confidential, business sensitive or any other type of information that would not be exchanged with a third party unless pursuant to an appropriate pre-existing agreement.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

4:00pm | Registration Opens
4:25pm | Welcome
4:30pm | Presentations
5:15pm | Networking Reception
6:30pm | Program Close

Confirmed Companies:
Chimera Bioengineering read more»
Distributed Bio read more»
Symic Biomedical read more»

Please RSVP online so that we can get an accurate headcount for food and beverages. We will not be accepting walk-ups once the event is sold out.

329 Oyster Point Blvd
3rd Floor
South San Francisco, CA

Confirmed Companies Descriptions:

logo Chimera Bioengineering
Origin: Menlo Park, CA
Leadership: Ben Wang, Founder & CEO; Gus Zeiner, CSO
Focus: CAR T Cell Therapeutics
Speaker Fun Fact: "I once ran a hedge fund based on predicting the outcomes of baseball games." -Ben Wang, Founder & CEO
How is your company going to change the world? Chimera develops safe and effective CAR T cell therapeutics, using next generation control technology, against liquid and solid tumors.
Web: chimera.bio

logo Distributed Bio
Origin: South San Francisco, CA
Leadership: Giles Day, CEO; Jacob Glanville, CSO; Chris Smith, CTO
Focus: Vaccines
Speaker Fun Fact: "By day I'm a mild mannered CEO, by night I'm a Guatemalan pig farmer. I've also seen Phantom of the Opera stage show over 50 times." -Giles Day, CEO
How is your company going to change the world? By delivering the worlds first single dose universal vaccines to flu, HIV and other pathogens, Distributed Bio will save millions of lives and eliminate billions of $$s in healthcare costs and lost productivity per year.
Web: distributedbio.com

logo Symic Biomedical
Origin: Purdue University, IN and San Francisco, CA
Leadership: Ken Horne, CEO; Nathan Bachtell, CMO; John Paderi, Founder and Dir R&D Kate Stuart, Founder and Dir Preclinical; Alyssa Panitch, Founder
Focus: Therapeutics
Speaker Fun Fact: "At one point I held 4 different passports!" -Ken Horne, CEO
How is your company going to change the world? Symic is going to change the world by developing a new class of therapeutics that treat diseases by targeting the cell's environment, the extracellular matrix.
Web: symicbio.com

JLABS Bay Area

About Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. JLABS 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. At JLABS we value great ideas and are passionate about removing obstacles to success to help innovators unleash the potential of their early scientific discoveries. JLABS is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. JLABS is open to entrepreneurs across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and healthtech sectors. The JLABS flagship opened in 2012 in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and since then has grown to ten global locations including the Bay Area, Boston & Lowell, MA, Houston, Toronto, Beerse (Belgium), with New York City, opening in June 2018, and Shanghai in 2019. For more information please visit www.jlabs.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JLABS. 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. For more information please visit www.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JNJInnovation.

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