04 March 2015 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau
PerkinElmer collaborates with Johnson & Johnson
PerkinElmer will also provide on-site staff, training and scientific application support as a new offering to JLABS residents
PerkinElmer has announced a collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to provide JLABS @South San Francisco (JLABS @SSF), a newly-opened lifescience incubator, with instruments and lab services to address the research needs of resident startups. PerkinElmer will also provide on-site staff, training and scientific application support as a new offering to JLABS residents.
"It is critical that growing companies in the healthcare and scientific space have access to the most cutting-edge lab infrastructure, assets, application knowledge and support to help drive their research efforts," said Mr Jim Corbett, president, Human Health, PerkinElmer.
He added, "We look forward to working together with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to identify and meet the research needs of entrepreneurs as they advance their science and make breakthrough discoveries."
The collaboration will enable JLABS @SSF residents to perform a variety of research and development activities using PerkinElmer's advanced imaging and detection solutions for a wide range of lifesciences and environmental health applications. These include: sample preparation, protein characterization, screening new drugs, performing assays for drug discovery, mass spectrometry analysis, next-generation sequencing, identifying adulterants and contaminants, and forensics testing.
PerkinElmer's OneSource Laboratory Services team of certified engineers and scientific staff will also provide on-site expertise and knowledge to assist the companies with their scientific processes.