Janssen Labs at San Diego Expands to Add Concept Lab and Open Collaboration Space to Accommodate Individual Entrepreneurs and

 Janssen Labs at San Diego Expands to Add Concept Lab and Open Collaboration
  Space to Accommodate Individual Entrepreneurs and Additional Life Science

At one year anniversary, 18 diverse life science start-up companies operating
from Janssen Labs

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2013

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Janssen Labs at San Diego, part of
Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen), today announced the addition of
a Concept Lab and an Open Collaboration Space. The Concept Lab is a shared
laboratory that offers entrepreneurs affordable access to single bench spaces
to perform early-stage research before committing additional capital. The Open
Collaboration Space is an open-plan office setting that provides companies and
individuals with desk space in an environment that facilitates interactions
with other life-science entrepreneurs.With these additions, Janssen Labs can
now accommodate more than double the number of companies as when it opened.

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These new offerings provide accessible, economical options for entrepreneurs
to get to preclinical proof-of-concept by leveraging big company
infrastructure, equipment and resources.Companies and individuals within the
Concept Lab and the Open Collaboration Space will have access to the same
amenities provided in the original Janssen Labs model, including more than 70
pieces of common equipment, as well as essential laboratory infrastructure,
such as fume hoods, refrigeration, emergency power, emergency shower/eyewash,
conference rooms and high-speed internet.The "no-strings-attached" model
applies to all companies and individuals residing at Janssen Labs.

"In the year since we opened, Janssen Labs has shown to be a place where
emerging companies thrive.With the addition of the Concept Lab and Open
Collaboration Space, we now can welcome additional scientists and tech
entrepreneurs who will bring unique perspectives that can enrich our life
science community," said Diego Miralles, M.D., head of Janssen West Coast
Research Center. "We are confident that the important work taking place
within the labs and offices of this collaborative environment will serve
patients worldwide by delivering novel solutions to significant unmet medical

The entrepreneurs utilizing the Concept Lab and the Open Collaboration Space
can quickly begin their work in a capital-efficient manner and have the
flexibility to move into a larger, private space at Janssen Labs when they
require a larger footprint. 

Janssen Labs at a Glance
Janssen Labs currently has a total of 18 companies pursing novel technologies
in the life sciences, including therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics,
tools and instrumentation.

  o32,000-square foot life science innovation center
  oModular Space: Modular wet lab units with access to specialized capital
    equipment and administrative areas
  oConcept Lab: Affordable shared laboratory with single bench spaces

       oCapacity to accommodate approximately 10 entrepreneurs

  oOpen Collaboration Space: Open-plan office setting with desk space,
    cubicles, conference rooms

       oCapacity to accommodate at least 20 entrepreneurs

  oGrowth & Progress

       oTo date, one company has grown into a larger space within Janssen
         Labs and one company has already graduated to a larger, independent
         off-site facility.

  oApplications: Currently accepting applications for all spaces. Visit

About Janssen Labs at San Diego
Janssen Labs at San Diego, located at the Janssen Research & Development West
Coast Research Center, is a life science innovation center providing emerging
companies many of the advantages of being in a big company, without the
capital investment. Janssen Labs offers singular bench tops, modular wet lab
units and office space on a short-term basis, allowing companies to pay only
for the space they need, with an option to quickly expand when they have the
resources to do so. Companies residing at Janssen Labs also have access to
core research labs hosting specialized capital equipment and shared
administrative areas.Janssen Labs' operational support is provided by
Prescience International, an external firm that specializes in the set-up and
operations of life science innovation centers.Janssen Labs is an open
innovation model, and the agreement for space does not grant Janssen any stake
in the companies, nor will the companies have a guaranteed future affiliation
with Janssen.

Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen), is one of the Janssen
Pharmaceutical Companies.Janssen is headquartered in Raritan, N.J., and has
facilities in Europe, the United States and Asia. Janssen is leveraging drug
discovery and drug development in a variety of therapeutic areas, including
Neuroscience, Oncology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, and Cardiovascular
and Metabolism to address unmet medical needs worldwide.

More information can be found at www.janssenlabs.com

SOURCE Janssen Research & Development, LLC

Contact: Meghan Marschall, Janssen Global Services, LLC, +1-201-323-0578,
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