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January 8, 2018

J&J signs 15 deals for new healthcare solutions

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has signed 15 new partnerships to explore, develop and advance new medical devices, therapeutics and consumer health solutions.

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has signed 15 new partnerships to explore, develop and advance new medical devices, therapeutics and consumer health solutions.

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Formed through Johnson & Johnson Innovation arm, the collaborations include use of artificial intelligence by Canada-based WinterLight Labs for the early detection of neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease.

The arm and Janssen Pharmaceuticals (JPI) penned an exclusive research collaboration to use University of Pennsylvania’s adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors delivery for the treatment of the disease.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation and JPI also partnered with the Northern California Institute for Research and Education and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center to monitor brain health in elderly people.

An alliance with Queensland University of Technology (QUT) will involve the development of a saliva-based diagnostic test to identify throat cancers early.

J&J will also work with the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to prevent, intercept and cure lung cancer, and with Singapore-based MiRXES to develop a new diagnostic for early detection of the cancer.

With MiNDERA, the firm is advancing a minimally invasive microneedle device being developed for the research, diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory skin diseases.

“We are one step closer to addressing many pressing global healthcare challenges.”

Johnson & Johnson Vision and Narayana Nethralaya Foundation and Medical Research Foundation partnered for the discovery and validation of diagnostic tools to identify individual vision-care needs.

The collaborations also include microbiome therapeutics developer Holobiome for the treatment of central and enteric nervous system diseases.

The firm has also partnered with various organisations to work on treatments for a variety of other diseases, including skin conditions, psoriasis, and metabolic diseases such as obesity and myopia.

J&J executive vice-president and chief scientific officer Paul Stoffels said: “By advancing transformative healthcare innovations together with entrepreneurs, academic centres and institutions, we are one step closer to addressing many pressing global healthcare challenges.”

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What is driving M&A activity in the MedTech space?

The COVID-19 pandemic has left an indelible mark on the MedTech landscape. Changes in how healthcare is delivered, and new treatment modalities, are creating opportunities and challenges for both new and traditional players. As companies sought out opportunities during the pandemic-driven downturn, the number and value of mergers and acquisition deals in the MedTech space increased. Companies worked to reposition themselves in the newly aligned healthcare world, but with further economic turmoil expected: will these trends be repeated? And what tech areas should firms be looking to expand their capabilities into? GlobalData’s report, “Themes driving M&A activity in the Medical Devices Sector, Q1 2022,” draws upon GlobalData’s extensive MedTech deals databases, highlighting major trends and hot themes in M&A activity. This report will assist you in:
  • Understanding value and volume trends in M&A from Q1 2018 to Q1 2022
  • Understanding regional trends in M&A activity
  • Understanding which medical device sectors are leading M&A activity, and which are lagging
  • Understanding the leading tech trends in Q1 2022 M&A activity
  • Knowing the key deals that occurred during Q1 2022
Download the full report to understand what to expect and how to align your business for success.
by GlobalData
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