The JPOD @ Boston is a health tech industry hub for entrepreneurs and life science startups from Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS together with the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC).
Innovators utilizing health technologies aiming to tackle some of the biggest challenges in healthcare and wellness are invited to apply to the JPOD @ Boston Digital Health Technology QuickFire Challenge. The visionary with the best idea to utilize data science and health technologies with the potential to prevent and intercept disease, improve surgical outcomes or deliver consumer solutions will receive one year of residency at the JPOD @ Boston, entry into the Health Tech @ JLABS program, access to the Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS ecosystem; and mentorship from experts at the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.
Nestled in the hearth of Kendall Square, the JPOD @ Boston is primed to connect promising startups working in the pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and digital health sectors to Johnson & Johnson experts and resources from around the globe. The site is also located in the same building as Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s Boston office, which has full and broad deal-making capabilities and a team that seeks to collaborate with regional entrepreneurs at startups, universities and institutes who are developing early-stage innovations across our areas of interest.
The JLABS @ Health Tech program provides health tech entrepreneurs with access to Johnson & Johnson Innovation's unparalleled healthcare expertise and calls upon our key technology partners through best-in-class communities, facilities, and mentoring. Residents also receive access to programming specifically designed to meet the needs of health tech entrepreneurs - such as data science events, networking with other health tech entrepreneurs, and access to the JLABS Investor Hub.