The Art of the Start: Transforming Discoveries into Solutions by BII
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15:00 to 17:00

Learn from one of the best, when Robert G. Urban, the former Global Head of Innovation at Johnson & Johnson, gives a talk on his 25 years of international experience in the healthcare industry. Gain perspectives on how to bring research to market, what to take into consideration when creating a start-up and how to gear your company for success.

In charge of innovation investments

Under Robert G. Urban’s leadership, the J&J Innovation brand and global platform was launched and became the #1 recognized cross-sector (pharma, medical device and consumer) innovation leader with a portfolio encompassing over 400 individual investments, including a globally distributed suite of incubators (JLABS) hosting over 300 start-ups and collectively generating a risk adjust enterprise value of over $5B.

Ten billion dollar budget

Urban was part of a group at Johnson & Johnson chartered to oversee the allocation of the company’s ten billion dollar annual Research & Development budget.


Free of charge event. Talk at the square with Robert G. Urban. Learn more and register here…


Wednesday June 19, 2019 15:00 PM – 17:00


BioInnovation Insitute, Ole Maaløes Vej 3, 2200 København

Who for

Entrepreneurs, researchers and students with an interest in commercialising inventions within life science