BIO-Europe® 2016: J&J's Richard Mason: 'Biomedical Innovation Can Come From Anywhere'
"Richard Mason, Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, talks to Scrip senior writer, Lucie Ellis, about why R&D innovation hubs are still necessary to boost new scientific developments in the healthcare sector. On the sidelines of the recent BIO-Europe partnering meeting, held in Cologne, Germany, the pair discuss funding, collaborations and how biomedical R&D has evolved. Johnson & Johnson Innovation has developed a global network of incubators and incubation partnerships to support entrepreneurs launching consumer, medical device, or biopharmaceutical companies. It has innovation centers in Boston, California, London and Shanghai and is linked with a strategic venture arm, JJDC Inc."