Rapid Novor Inc Announces Residency in JLABS @ Toronto
Rapid Novor Inc, the world’s leader in antibody protein sequencing using mass spectrometry, today announces that it becomes a resident company in Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS @ Toronto, located in the MaRS Centre in Toronto, Canada.
Rapid Novor Inc is a Kitchener-Waterloo based company dedicated to the development of antibody protein sequencing technologies. The company’s mission is to advance life science for better human health with next generation protein sequencing. The company has successfully sequenced hundreds of monoclonal antibodies directly from the proteins and helped pharmaceutical companies in their antibody drug discovery.
“We are super excited in becoming a resident in JLABS @ Toronto. We are looking for ways to apply our core technologies to the medical diagnostic field to more sensitively and accurately detect and track protein markers in the blood.” said Mingjie Xie, Co-founder and CEO of Rapid Novor Inc, “Joining JLABS @ Toronto is a critical step for us to fulfill our mission. We believe the mentorship, the resources and expertise in diagnostic and pharmaceutical across the ecosystem will help us grow to the next level.”
JLABS @ Toronto is a 40,000 square-foot life science innovation center. The labs provide a flexible environment for start-up companies pursuing new technologies and research platforms to advance medical care. Through a “no strings attached” model, Johnson & Johnson Innovation does not take an equity stake in the companies occupying JLABS and the companies are free to develop products – either on their own, or by initiating a separate external partnership with Johnson & Johnson Innovation or any other company.