JLABS Collaborates with LSN and TMCx for Early Stage Investor Event

9 Apr

By Dennis Ford, Founder & CEO, LSN

Dennis bookBOSTON – April 9, 2015 – Johnson and Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) is collaborating with Life Science Nation’s RESI @ TMCx, June 8th, Houston conference.  JLABS is a co-sponsor and will be hosting a Sunday evening cocktail reception on June 7th to kick off the RESI @ TMCx event on the 8th.

“The JLABS event will provide a great venue for scientist-entrepreneurs and investors to get some additional networking time,” said Dennis Ford, CEO, Life Science Nation.

Senior representatives from JLABS also will be participating in RESI’s panels and workshops as well as the RESI investor partnering forum.

“JLABS has a close relationship with the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and will be opening an incubator at the TMC Innovation Insitute, called JLABS @TMC, in early 2016. JLABS @TMC is dedicated to the early stage life science arena, so collaborating with Life Science Nation and TMCx for this event makes a lot of sense,” said Chelsea Hewitt, Director of Marketing for JLABS.

The Redefining Early Stage Investments conference also takes place in Boston in September and in San Francisco in January.  Now with RESI @ TMCx on June 8th, fundraising CEOs have a venue to meet early stage investors that are a fit for their sector and stage every 4 months, providing a great ROI for cost conscious CEO’s.

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About Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS

JLABS, part of Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC, provides the tools and resources needed to help life science startups thrive. Residents have access to turnkey, state-of-the-art infrastructure as well as year-round commercialization curriculum and networking events, onsite team for operations and business services, all with no-strings attached. JLABS links regional entrepreneurs with the full breadth of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, including opportunities to discuss funding, access third-party services, attend educational events and meet with R&D experts from our medical device technology, consumer healthcare product and Janssen pharmaceutical teams. The new JLABS @Texas Medical Center (JLABS @TMC) incubator will be located within Texas Medical Center’s new Innovation Institute at the TMCx facility, located at 2450 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX. The 30,000-square foot JLABS facility will accommodate up to 50 life science startups. JLABS @TMC will also follow the same no-strings attached approach currently in operation at the California and Boston-based JLABS facilities.

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