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[Montreal] Meet with... Johnson & Johnson Innovation

CDPQ Space , 3 Place Ville Marie , Montreal , QC H3B 2E3

March 30, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 15:00 PM (EST)

$10 - $35

How can Johnson & Johnson Innovation help you reach your goals? Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI) is supporting innovation in major life science clusters through the life science incubator, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS), with the ultimate aim of enabling commercialization of new healthcare solutions for patients. We know what you, the innovator, need to get your science to patients. It is because of you that JJI created regional centers that host a team of science and transaction experts whose goal is to find high potential early-stage (pre-clinical proof-of-concept) innovation and form custom business solutions around it to help accelerate the science to the patient. The JJI team has broad deal-making capabilities with the flexibility to adapt the deal structures to the science.

On March 30, hear from Johnson & Johnson Innovation leaders as they provide an overview of J&J Innovation goals and mission, highlighting how J&J Innovation interacts with the entrepreneurial community through JLABS, JJDC, and other J&J Innovation initiatives.

Speakers will also be on hand to meet with a handful of applicants one-on-one after the presentation.

Areas of interest include:

  • Baby care
  • Beauty
  • Compromised skin
  • Feminine personal care
  • Oral care
  • OTC
Medical Device
  • Cardiovascular
  • Diabetes
  • Neurovascular
  • Orthopedics
  • Surgery
           - Robotics
           - Oncology
  • Vision care
  • Oncology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases & Vaccines
  • Neuroscience
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolism

10:00am | Registration Opens and Networking
10:30am | JLABS Overview
11:00am | J&J Innovation Presentation and Q&A
12:00pm | Networking Lunch
12:30-5:00pm | One-on-one Meetings*

*Companies and entrepreneurs must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time and be approved. The application period ends on March 9th.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Participating Representatives:
Ibraheem Badejo | Senior Director, New Ventures, J&J Innovation read bio»
Kuldeep Neote | Senior Director, New Ventures, J&J Innovation read bio»
Jennifer Hamilton | Senior Director, New Ventures, J&J Innovation read bio»
Rebecca Yu | Head of JLABS @ Toronto, J&J Innovation | JLABS read bio»

Event Partners
McGill univalor

Other Partners
Aligo Sovar TransferTech

Presentation & Lunch
FREE | General Public
FREE | At the door
Includes presentation, Q&A, and lunch. All attendees must pay this fee, regardless of one-on-one meeting status. Pre-registration to attend the presentation, Q&A, and lunch will remain open until noon on March 29th(or sold out).

One-on-One Meeting
FREE | Application
FREE | Accepted Companies and Entrepreneurs
Companies and entrepreneurs must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time. The one-on-one application period ends on March 9th. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of acceptance. Acceptance of one-on-one meetings is not guaranteed as all applications must be approved.

About the Meet with... Series:
The purpose of the Meet with Series events sponsored by JLABS is to help start-up entrepreneurs, as well as the academic community, connect with potential partners, such as big pharma or other investment corporations, through one-on-one meetings. It is also a chance for the featured corporation to outline their specific business development goals and clarify what types of products or research they are interested in and how best to approach them to get the partnering process started. Past participants include the Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MedImmune Ventures, NCI, Mercury Fund, DARPA's Biological Technologies Office, Correlation Ventures, Breakout Labs, New Enterprise Associates, Canaan Partners, Thomas McNerney & Partners, NCATS, NINDS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Poliwogg, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Astellas Venture Management, and OrbiMed.

CDPQ Space
3 Place Ville Marie
Niveau L (Auditorium)
Montreal, QC H3B 0E7

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Participating Representatives Biographies:

Ibraheem Badejo, Ph.D. | Senior Director, New Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston
Ibraheem (Ib) is Senior Director, New Ventures at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston. He leverages his expertise in smart materials and biomaterials to support the medical device sector. From 2010 to 2013, Ib was a Research Fellow at Global Surgery Group of Johnson & Johnson, where he was responsible for external and front-end innovations and intellectual property for Ethicon Biosurgery. From 2006 to 2010, he was the Director of Applied Research & New Technology Assessment of novel biomaterials. Prior to that, he was the Chief Scientist of Closure Medical Corp (acquired by J&J in 2005). Prior to joining Closure, he held various positions at Bayer, North Carolina State University, College of Charleston. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University. During his career, Ib has led teams in the development of commercialized biomaterials based products and new technology / products licensed or acquired. Ib received his BA degree in chemistry from Avila University. He received his PhD in Organic chemistry from the University of Toledo, where he was the Robert Whiteford Memorial Scholar for Outstanding Graduate Research and a Petroleum Research Fund Fellow. He is also the recipient of 24 US patents with others pending.
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Kuldeep Neote, Ph.D. | Senior Director, New Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston
Kuldeep is Senior Director of New Ventures at the Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston. He focuses primarily on the areas of Oncology and Immunology. A trained molecular biologist with an extensive background in drug discovery, Kuldeep has been focused on the areas of Immunology, Inflammation and Oncology and has a passion for implementing cutting edge scientific discoveries into practical drug discovery programs. Formerly, Kuldeep was Research Advisor/Director in Global External R&D at Eli Lilly. Prior to Eli Lilly, he was a Discovery Scientist at Pfizer, where he initiated the chemokine receptor drug discovery platform that led to the discovery and further development of several clinical candidates. Earlier in his career, Kuldeep also cloned one of the first chemokine receptors while at Genentech. Kuldeep earned his BSc. in Microbial and Cellular Biology at the University of Calgary, and a Ph.D. in Human and Molecule Genetics at the University of Toronto, where he was a major contributor in the understanding of the molecular basis of lysosomal storage diseases, in particular Tay Sachs and Sandhoff's disease.
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Jennifer Hamilton, Ph.D. | Senior Director, New Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Canada
Jennifer Hamilton is the innovation scout in Canada for the Johnson & Johnson Innovation. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, she is responsible for identifying emerging healthcare technologies and business opportunities involving pharmaceutical, device, biomaterial, health IT and consumer innovations in Canada. Prior to joining J&J in 2010 she spent 17 years in venture capital as Venture Partner at UK-based Nomura Phase4 Ventures and as Investment Director with Rothschild Asset Management which managed two global publicly traded funds. Jennifer has a Ph.D. (Experimental Pathology/Lipid Metabolism) from the University of British Columbia.

Rebecca Yu | Head of JLABS @ Toronto, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Rebecca Yu is the Head of JLABS @ Toronto, Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s first JLABS incubator outside of the United States. JLABS @ Toronto is a partnership with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Janssen Canada, the University of Toronto, MaRS Discovery District, MaRS Innovation and the Government of Ontario. Rebecca is responsible for overseeing and managing the business of JLABS @ Toronto including setting its strategic direction. As the local J&J Innovation ambassador to the life science innovation community in Ontario, Rebecca will be catalyzing and supporting the translation of science and technology into valuable solutions for patients and consumers across J&J's sectors in pharma, medical devices and consumer healthcare. Before assuming her current responsibilities at JLABS @ Toronto, Rebecca was Director, Strategic Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in the Government Affairs & Market Access with Janssen Canada. Rebecca spent 15 years in Health Policy, Medical Affairs, and Government Affairs with Solvay Pharma, Procter & Gamble, Servier and Pfizer. Prior to joining industry, she practiced as a Clinical Pharmacist at The Wellesley Hospital. Rebecca is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Pharmacy and is currently a pharmacist in Ontario. Rebecca was previously on the Board of Directors for the Markham Stouffville Hospital. She is currently a member of the Joint Steering Committee for the Neuroscience Catalyst Collaboration and on the Life Sciences Ontario’s Board of Directors.
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JLABS @ Toronto

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 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, 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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