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Meet with...Illumina Ventures

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Meet with...Illumina Ventures

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Illumina Ventures is a life sciences venture capital fund with an emphasis on platform technologies and a partnership with Illumina. The $230M fund invests primarily in Series A tools, diagnostics, and therapeutics companies with a focus on early-stage, disruptive science and platforms. The investment team members have strong scientific and extensive entrepreneurial backgrounds and aim to add value for all of their portfolio companies.

On Thursday April 24th 2018, Noel Lee and Wouter Meuleman, investment team members at Illumina Ventures, will give an overview presentation about the VC firm’s key areas of interest. Following the presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to introduce yourself to Wouter and Noel during the networking lunch. And finally, for those companies who apply online and are approved, one-on-one meetings with Illumina Ventures provides an intimate forum to discuss your company.

Areas of Interest include:

  • Therapeutics companies and discovery platforms (oncology, infectious disease, etc.)
  • Life science platforms
  • Research tools
  • Reproductive Health
  • Agrigenomics
  • Complex Diseases
  • Microbiome
  • Informatics, AI, and Genomics Analysis

For more information, visit http://www.illuminaventures.com.

Agenda:
10:30 AM | Registration and Networking
11:00 AM | Presentation and Q&A
11:45 AM | Networking and Lunch
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM | One-on-one Meetings*

*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time and be approved. The application period ends on April 3rd, 2018.

Fees:
Presentation & Lunch
$25 | General Public
$35 | General Public Onsite
Includes presentation, Q&A, and lunch. All attendees must pay this fee, regardless of one-on-one meeting status. Pre-registration to attend the presentation, Q&A, and lunch will remain open until noon on April  24th (or sold out).

One-on-One Meeting
FREE | Application
FREE | Accepted Companies
Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time. The one-on-one application period ends on April 3rd. Your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of acceptance by April 18. Acceptance of a one-on-one meeting is not guaranteed as all applications must be approved.

Location:
New York Genome Center
101 6th Ave
New York, New York
10280

About the Meet with... Series:
The purpose of the Meet with Series events sponsored by JLABS is to help start-up entrepreneurs, as well as the academic community, connect with potential partners, such as big pharma or other investment corporations, through one-on-one meetings. It is also a chance for the featured corporation to outline their specific business development goals and clarify what types of products or research they are interested in and how best to approach them to get the partnering process started. Past participants include the Wellcome Trust, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MedImmune Ventures, Mercury Fund, DARPA's Biological Technologies Office, Correlation Ventures, Breakout Labs, New Enterprise Associates, Canaan Partners, Thomas McNerney & Partners, NCI, NCATS, NINDS, Allegory Venture Partners, Clarus Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Poliwogg, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Astellas Venture Management, and OrbiMed.

Illumina Ventures Participating Representatives:
Wouter Meuleman PhD | Director of Investments
Wouter is Director of Investments at San Francisco-based Illumina Ventures. Prior to Illumina Ventures, Wouter worked at Illumina, Inc. in various roles throughout the organization including R&D, Product Development, and Corporate Development. A physical chemist by training, he began his career in life sciences as first hire for Oxford University spin-out Oxamer, a company founded in 2003 by Prof. Sir Edwin Southern, where he led the development a benchtop DNA microarray fabrication platform. Following the company's incorporation into Oxford Gene Technology in 2005, he continued working alongside Prof. Southern leading R&D programs in areas such as single cell gene expression analysis and novel applications for DNA microarrays. He obtained his undergraduate and Master's degree in Chemistry from the University of Ghent, Belgium; a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Newcastle, U.K; and an MBA from the University of Cambridge, U.K.
Connect with Wouter:   Connect on LinkedIn

Noel Jee PhD | Investment Associate
Noel is an Investment Associate at Illumina Ventures, where he focuses on investments in life science tools and therapeutics. Prior to joining the fund, Noel worked at L.E.K. Consulting as a management consultant specializing in the life sciences. He has consulted on strategy engagements for companies in the pharmaceuticals, biotech, and diagnostics industries. Before joining L.E.K. Consulting, Noel helped to co-found and bootstrap the San Francisco-based medical device and digital health startup Knox Medical Diagnostics, where he led the initial business development. He obtained dual BS degrees from the University of Maryland College Park, and his PhD in Chemistry and Chemical Biology from the University of California San Francisco.
Connect with Noel:   Connect on LinkedIn

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New York Genome Center
101 6th Ave.
New York, New York 10013

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)


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About Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS
Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS (JLABS) is a global network of open innovation ecosystems, enabling and empowering innovators to create and accelerate the delivery of life-saving, life-enhancing health and wellness solutions to patients around the world. JLABS achieves this by providing the optimal environment for emerging companies to catalyze growth and optimize their research and development by opening them to vital industry connections, delivering entrepreneurial programs and providing a capital-efficient, flexible platform where they can transform the scientific discoveries of today into the breakthrough healthcare solutions of tomorrow. At JLABS we value great ideas and are passionate about removing obstacles to success to help innovators unleash the potential of their early scientific discoveries. JLABS is a no-strings-attached model, which means entrepreneurs are free to develop their science while holding on to their intellectual property. JLABS is open to entrepreneurs across a broad healthcare spectrum including pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and healthtech sectors. The JLABS flagship opened in 2012 in San Diego at Janssen's West Coast Research Center, and since then has grown to ten global locations including the Bay Area, Boston & Lowell, MA, Houston, Toronto, Beerse (Belgium), with New York City, opening in June 2018, and Shanghai in 2019. For more information please visit www.jlabs.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JLABS.

About Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and Johnson & Johnson's global healthcare businesses. Johnson & Johnson Innovation provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies with one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson. Under the Johnson & Johnson Innovation umbrella of businesses, we connect with innovators through our regional Innovation Centers, Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC, Inc. and our Business Development teams to create customized deals and novel collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet needs in patients. For more information please visit www.jnjinnovation.com or follow @JNJInnovation.

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