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Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is one of the largest pharmaceutical, consumer-packaged goods and medical device manufacturers in the world. J&J Innovation interacts with the entrepreneurial community through JLABS (incubator and accelerator), JJDC (venture capital subsidiary of J&J), and other initiatives. 

Join us in Halifax on Thursday, October 27, and learn about the mission and goals of J&J Innovation and how to pitch to this global leader.

Jennifer Hamilton, PhD, Senior Director, New Ventures (Canada), Johnson & Johnson Innovation ( – Jennifer is the senior director of new ventures at J&J Innovation. Formerly, she was responsible for scouting opportunities in Canada as an advisor to J&J Innovation. Jennifer previously held a similar role as an advisor to the company’s corporate of¬fice of science and technology. Prior to joining J&J Innovation, she spent 10 years as a venture partner at UK-based Nomura Phase4 Ventures, an international life sciences fund. Jennifer was also an investment director with Rothschild Asset Management, which managed two publicly traded funds and invested over $50 million in Vancouver life sciences companies. Jennifer has also worked as an advisor to early and late-stage companies, venture funds, pension funds and pharmaceutical companies, giving financing, business development and M&A advice.

Thursday, October 27, 2016
9:00 am - 10:00 am
(light breakfast from 8:30 am - 9:00 am)
Innovacorp Enterprise Centre
1344 Summer Street, Halifax

RSVP to Charmaine at  or 902.424.8674 x 1511 by Tuesday, October 25.

Note to our Cape Breton friends: We’re live-casting this session to a group gathered in Cape Breton at Navigate Startup House, 37 Nepean Street, Sydney; click here to let our team there (aka Bob Pelley!) know you’re coming to the Sydney webcast.