A first heartbeat. First smile. First step. The First 1000 Days of life are the most critical in human development. This unique window immensely impacts the trajectory of health.
As the overall approach to healthcare transitions away from treating chronic disease after it manifests and moves towards preventing disease before it begins, Janssen Research & Development, LLC and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS called on innovators to turn their attention to those crucial first years for mom and baby, seeking game-changing ideas, with an emphasis on health technologies, which will lead to the prevention and interception of childhood disease and disorders at the earliest stages.