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Innovation at J&J

Johnson & Johnson Innovation seeks to positively impact human health through innovation. We do this by helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams of creating healthcare solutions that improve peoples’ lives around the world. We work side-by-side with innovators throughout their journey, providing a robust exchange of ideas and resources to support their success. Their mission is to create the leading global innovation network to generate transformational healthcare solutions through value-creating partnerships. The Johnson & Johnson Innovation family brings expertise across all sectors: Consumer Health Care, MedTech, Pharmaceuticals and Global Public Health.

Our Areas of Interest for Early Stage Collaborations

We are interested in building relationships with regional entrepreneurs at startup companies, universities and institutes who are developing early-stage innovations that are pre-proof of concept in humans across Pharmaceuticals, MedTech and Consumer Health sectors. However, if you are based in Switzerland and working on a transformational solution in an area not listed below, we encourage you to still contact us.


  • Cardiovascular, Metabolism & Renal: Metabolism/NASH – Renal Diseases – Cardiovascular and Thrombosis
  • Immunology: Gastroenterology – Rheumatology – Immuno Dermatology – IL-23 Pathway
  • Infectious Diseases & Vaccines: Viral Hepatitis & Adjacent Liver Diseases – Prevention & Treatment of Viral & Bacterial Respiratory Infections – Adjuvants, Novel Viral Vectors & Vaccine Technologies
  • Neuroscience: Mood Disorders – Neurodegenerative Disorders including Multiple Sclerosis – Glutamatergic Pathway Diseases - Schizophrenia
  • Oncology: Prostate Cancer – Solid Tumor Targeted Therapy – Immuno-Oncology – Hematologic Malignancies
  • Pulmonary Hypertension: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension – PH adjacencies, including Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Platforms: Small Molecule & Protein Therapeutics – RNA Therapeutics, Gene Therapy – Cellular & Viral Therapeutics – Data & Analytics


  • Interventional: Cardiovascular – Neurovascular
  • Orthopaedics: 3D Printing – Osteoarthritis – Osteoporosis – Robotic Surgery and Digital Solutions – Infections Prevention
  • Surgery: Surgical Oncology – Robotic Surgery and Digital Solutions – Obesity
  • Vision: Contact Lens – Vision Surgery


  • Health Technology: Smart Devices for Therapy Delivery – Disease Interception & Prevention – Digital & Mobile Wellness – Patient & Consumer Engagement
  • Lung Cancer
  • Microbiome
  • Immunosciences
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Behavioral Science
  • Global Public Health

How to get in contact with Johnson & Johnson Innovation in Switzerland

If you are an entrepreneur with an early-stage pharmaceutical, medical device or consumer health company seeking a collaboration to advance a transformative program, make the connection with our Johnson & Johnson Innovation team.

Michael Hübner
New Venture Lead Switzerland

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