Johnson & Johnson explore synthetic biology developments

3-Jan-2014

Intrexon Corporation has entered into a research and development collaboration with J&J to develop new skin and hair care products

Intrexon Corporation has entered into a research and development collaboration with Johnson & Johnson to develop new skin and hair care products. Intrexon Corporation is a leader in synthetic biology focused on collaborating with companies in Health, Food, Energy and the Environment to create biologically-based products that improve the quality of life.

"We look forward to advancing new skin and hair beauty products that have measurable impact for consumers," said Randal J. Kirk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Intrexon. "By combining Intrexon\'s synthetic biology approaches with the capabilities at Johnson & Johnson we believe that there are multiple areas for new product exploration."

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

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