A touch that makes all the difference – exploring the importance of sensory stimulation in infant mental health and cognitive development
Johnson & Johnson is dedicated to help babies around the globe benefit from the groundbreaking, science-based products that Johnson & Johnson has created since launching its iconic line of baby products in 1894. During Infant Mental Health Awareness week we are discussing the importance of sensory stimulation in infant brain development
Today, the Smithsonian opened its much-anticipated, three-year exhibit “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World” at the National Museum of Natural Science with support from Johnson & Johnson Innovation, just as another Ebola outbreak is heating up in Democratic Republic of Congo. And earlier this week, we kicked off an exciting new collaboration with the British Science Museum and Royal Society at the Science Meets the Media event and celebrated science journalism at the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) annual awards.
Science made in Africa – The Next Einstein Forum 2018
The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) is an initiative launched by the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in 2013, in partnership with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to showcase science in Africa and to give some of the most promising scientists from the African continent a voice. The 2018 meeting took place in Kigali, Rwanda. Attendees included leaders from the fields of science, policy and civil society, and also heads of states such as H.E. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, and President Macky Sall of Senegal.
Embrace the Opportunity: Announcing the Victorian QuickFire Challenge
On March 27, 2018, the Victorian Government, championed by the Minister for Innovation and the Digital Economy, Philip Dalidakis, announced the launch of the Victorian QuickFire Challenge: Driving Device Innovation in conjunction with the 6th Annual Devices & Diagnostics Lab in Melbourne. This Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS QuickFire Challenge will award a total of AUD 300,000, as well as mentorship from a network of experts, to up to three winners for their game-changing early-stage medical device innovations.
Small Country, big ideas – The "Chutzpah" that is Israeli Innovation
Israeli Innovations have been making the rounds in the last few decades; the Israeli Ecosystem's many inventions and breakthroughs are prized in the country with its well-known moniker – "Start-up Nation".
Reflecting on lively discussions at BIO-Europe Spring, John Isaac shares his thoughts on advances in neuroscience research and the concerted efforts across academia, industry and stakeholders to advance knowledge in this area.