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J&J Partners for Skin Care, Hair Care Innovation

Posted: December 30, 2013

Synthetic biology developer Intrexon Corporation announced it has entered into a research and development collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation and its affiliate Johnson & Johnson Consumer & Personal Products Worldwide, a division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., to advance new skin and hair care products.

"We look forward to advancing new skin and hair beauty products that have measurable impact for consumers," said Randal J. Kirk, chairman and CEO of Intrexon. "By combining Intrexon's synthetic biology approaches with the capabilities at Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Johnson & Johnson Consumer & Personal Products Worldwide, we believe that there are multiple areas for new product exploration."

Through the collaboration, technical experts at both companies will work together to explore, define and test new potential products for consumers.