As the first JLABS to open outside the United States, JLABS @ Toronto joins a network of life science facilities that are based throughout the United States in San Diego (the flagship JLABS), San Francisco, Boston and Houston.
This facility is home to 48 early-stage companies advancing pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and digital health programs.
JLABS @ Toronto is located on the 13th floor in the MaRS West Tower and is a collaboration among Johnson & Johnson Innovation, The University of Toronto, MaRS Discovery District, Janssen Inc., MaRS Innovation, and the Government of Ontario. JLABS @ Toronto opened on May 11th, 2016, the 40,000-square foot facility includes cutting-edge, modular and scalable lab space, state-of-the-art equipment, with access to scientific, industry and capital funding experts.
The space also features JLABS' inaugural device and digital prototype lab that provides entrepreneurs with access to highly specialized tools and skills building programs to design and develop smart health technologies.