Intrexon Announces a Research and Development Collaboration with Johnson &
Johnson Innovation to Advance New Skin and Hair Products
GERMANTOWN, Md., Dec. 30, 2013
GERMANTOWN, Md., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:
XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced today that it has entered into
a research and development collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation and
its affiliate Johnson & Johnson Consumer & Personal Products Worldwide, a
division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., to advance new skin
and hair care products.
"We look forward to advancing new skin and hair beauty products that have
measurable impact for consumers," said Randal J. Kirk, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, Intrexon. "By combining Intrexon's synthetic biology
approaches with the capabilities at Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Johnson &
Johnson Consumer & Personal Products Worldwide, we believe that there are
multiple areas for new product exploration."
Through the collaboration, technical experts at both companies will work
together to explore, define, and test new potential products for consumers.
About Intrexon Corporation
Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) is a leader in synthetic biology focused on
collaborating with companies in Health, Food, Energy and the Environment to
create biologically-based products that improve the quality of life and the
health of the planet. Through the company's proprietary UltraVector®
platform, Intrexon provides its partners with industrial-scale design and
development of complex biological systems. The UltraVector® platform delivers
unprecedented control over the quality, function, and performance of living
cells. We call our synthetic biology approach and integrated technologies
Better DNA®, and we invite you to discover more at www.DNA.com.
Intrexon, UltraVector, RTS, and Better DNA are trademarks of Intrexon and/or
its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Safe Harbor Statement
Some of the statements made in this press release are forward-looking
statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon our current
expectations and projections about future events and generally relate to our
plans, objectives and expectations for the development of our business.
Although management believes that the plans and objectives reflected in or
suggested by these forward-looking statements are reasonable, all
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and actual future
results may be materially different from the plans, objectives and
expectations expressed in this press release.
For more information contact:
Intrexon Corporation Contact:
Marie Rossi, Ph.D.
Manager, Technical Communications
Tel: +1 (301) 556-9944
SOURCE Intrexon Corporation
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