Johnson & Johnson at BIO-Europe Digital: October 26-29, 2020


Exploring new avenues for partnership in pursuit of the next healthcare breakthrough

Global collaboration across the life sciences ecosystem is more vital than ever. As we rise to meet the needs of this moment, we must harnessing the power of partnering and inspire new ways of thinking to navigate the greatest health challenges of our time.

To help achieve this, Johnson & Johnson returned virtually to the BIO-Europe life sciences partnering conference on October 26-29, joining forces with industry experts and emerging innovators to drive forward potential health solutions.

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Collaborating with J&J in EMEA, 2020



Johnson & Johnson’s role in forging value-creating partnerships

Leading up to the event, on demand programming sessions featuring Johnson & Johnson’s leadership were rolled out to registered attendees, including Dr. Husseini Manji's fireside chat on the state of neuroscience innovation, Lars Erwig's panel highlighting new kidney therapeutics, and Sonal Patel's delivery of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Company Presentation.

During the live week of BIO-Europe, Dr. Paul Stoffels joined a panel discussion focused on innovation and collaboration in the post-pandemic era.

Finally, Elena Fernandez-Kleinlein of JLABS judged and helped announce the winners of the 7th Startup Slam Pitch Competition, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Innovation.


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Paul Stoffels, MD, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Husseini Manji

Husseini K. Manji, MD, F.R.C.P.C, Global Head, Science of Minds, Johnson & Johnson


Elena Fernandez-Kleinlein, Head of JLABS, EMEA, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Lars Erwig

Lars Erwig, MD, PhD, Cardiovascular and Metabolism Innovation Lead,
Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Sonal Patel

Sonal Patel, Vice President, Oncology,
Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Identifying and supporting the innovators aiming to transform global health

Johnson & Johnson Innovation is proud to have sponsored the 7th Startup Slam Pitch Competition, which provided early-stage life sciences companies the chance to virtually pitch their innovation to potential partners and investors during BIO-Europe. Congratulations to all of this year’s finalists including winner KyNexis Medicine Development and Audience Choice awardee ImmTune Therapies!

Read Elena Fernandez-Kleinlein’s recap from BIO-Europe on how partnering in today’s environment can inspire new ways to connect, communicate, and cultivate relationships.