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JLABS @ Shanghai

JLABS @ Shanghai

The Future of Innovation is here

Johnson & Johnson has invested significantly in innovation in China for over 35 years. Johnson & Johnson Innovation opened in Shanghai one of its four innovation centers in 2014 and now JLABS is proud to open its doors to support scientific entrepreneurs in Shanghai, China and Asia.

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Achelois
Analytics 4 Life
Aprinoia
Asiabiome
Biosense
Bridgebio
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Holmusk
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msense
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China innovating for the world

New frontiers of science

New frontiers of science

China is leading the world in artificial intelligence (AI), gene therapy, micro-biome... ...and other new areas of science to solve challenges with benefits that can be shared with the world

Rise of health tech

An emerging convergence of tech and healthcare shows promise of helping the country plug significant gaps in meeting healthcare demand, with companies like Alibaba, PingAn, and TenCent making big moves into healthcare

Rise of health tech

Start-ups

After the U.S., China now has the largest number of
unicorns(1) worldwide
(1)privately-held startups valued at >US$1B

 

Start ups

Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Shanghai has embraced the latest technologies such as AI, robotics and cloud-based computing, to become a vital center for advanced technology leadership.

600

Zhangjiang Hi tech Park* is home to over 600 biotech and pharmaceutical companies and is aiming to create an innovative eco-system with leading research platforms and facilities.
*China’s Silicon Valley

One of the world’s largest R&D spenders

Government

The government spent a total of $279 billion on R&D in 2017... ...with an annual growth rate of 14% and an overall 70.9% increase since 2012

Government

Industry

more than $3 billion worth of life sciences deals have been made... ... within the first half of 2017, surpassing the total amount of investment in the whole of 2016

Industry

Venture Capital

VC investments in China have grown exponentially... ...In Q2 2018, China start-ups accounted for 47% of the world’s venture capital funding. From 2013 to 2018, China saw a 1,287% growth in life science investment

Venture capital