NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Johnson & Johnson Innovation, New York State, and the New York Genome Center this week announced they are collaborating to launch a new JLABS in New York City. The 30,000-square foot facility, called JLABS@NYC, will be located at the New York Genome Center in Soho and will open in 2018. New York State is investing $17 million in funding, and the space will be open to biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer health companies.

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