Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc.

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Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. (JJDC) is the strategic venture capital arm of Johnson & Johnson. JJDC pursues opportunities to solve critical healthcare needs. Our portfolio companies benefit from the full global capabilities of Johnson & Johnson as we collaborate to drive innovation. 

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JJDC 2018 Newsletter

2018 marks an important milestone for JJDC as we celebrate our 45th anniversary as strategic investors for the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.

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JJDC finds transformative ideas and helps them mature into real solutions for today’s patients. 

Guided by a clear, consistent investment strategy aligned with scientific goals, JJDC works hand-in-hand with partners to navigate the path to creating breakthrough health innovations. 

We invest across sectors—pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer healthcare—and at all stages, from seed-level startups to Series B and beyond.  

All of our portfolio companies receive the same unwavering commitment. We take a long-term approach, deploying the full capabilities of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, including discovery, clinical development, regulatory affairs, manufacturing and commercialization. 

Our team includes leaders in the healthcare and technology communities, many with deep R&D experience. This gives us the ability to understand our partners and provide the help they need. 

Every opportunity is unique, with tailored roles and terms that provide the best path to success. 

Team
Approach

We’re positively impacting human health through innovation. To do this, we identify the best opportunities across all sectors and allow innovators to leverage Johnson & Johnson’s many resources.

We’ve Been There Before

Our highly experienced team hails from throughout the healthcare and technology venture communities, many of us bringing deep R&D experience in addition to investment acumen. Just like you, we are entrepreneurs, scientists and studied risk-takers. Our team’s unique vantage point gives us an exceptional ability to understand the challenges and provide the right kind of help at the right time.

Investing With Impact

We have dedicated teams focused on investing at all stages of innovation, and across all four sectors: pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer health and global public health. We seek innovations with potential to make a transformational impact in the health and lives of people around the globe.

If your early-stage company is looking to advance a program that is pre-proof of concept in humans, connect with one of our Johnson & Johnson Innovation Centers, located around the globe in the life science hot spots of Asia Pacific, Boston, California and London.

Each Investment Is Unique

At JJDC, there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach. We understand that each idea is unique, requiring an equally distinct investment strategy. We customize every deal to the opportunity, ranging from Seed and Series A investments in the earliest-stage startups to Series B investments and beyond in more mature companies. We also make private investments in public equity.

Creating Thriving Enterprises

For more than 40 years, JJDC has made investments in hundreds of innovative companies across pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer healthcare. Once we invest, we’re committed to you. We believe in value-add investing, playing an active role in providing strategic direction and enabling access to internal experts across the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.

Focus Areas

JJDC is seeks ideas that align with our business priorities in our Pharmaceuticals, Consumer and Medical Devices sectors. In each sector, we focus on specific therapeutic areas of interest that have the greatest potential to improve the lives of patients and consumers.

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  • Consumer
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Global Public Health

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    Essential Care
    Essential Care
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    Acne, Diagnostics & Personalization, Digital Skin Health, Naturals, Skin Rejuvenation
    Skin Health
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    Allergy, Diagnostics & Personalization, Digital Therapeutics, Naturals & Microbiome, Pain, Smoking Cessation
    Self Care
    Self Care
JJI-JJDC News
Portfolio Company News
07/19/2011

Nevro Corp Closes $58 Million in New Financing

07/18/2011

Atlas Genetics Ltd Completes £16.9 million Series B Financing led by Novartis Venture Funds

06/27/2011

Celladon Corporation Announces Publication of Advanced Heart Failure Clinical Trial Results With MYDICAR® Enzyme Replacement Therapy in the Journal Circulation

06/16/2011

Five Prime Therapeutics Provides an Update on its Strategic Discovery Collaborations with Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline

06/15/2011

Spinal Modulation Secures $30 Million Series D Financing

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Make the Connection

We look forward to our first discussion.  If you would like to discuss a collaboration,
simply click the contact us button which will connect you to our Idea Portal and a member of our team will contact you.

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