J&J institute building $18M facility in Florida

The Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, a unit of New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson focused on behavioral change for better health, is opening an $18 million facility in Florida, it announced recently.

The campus in Orlando’s Lake Nona community will serve as the institute’s new global headquarters. Construction is expected to be completed by year-end.

“At Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, we are passionate about our mission to enable individuals to identify their purpose and sustain peak performance,” Lowinn Kibbey, global head of the institute, said in a prepared statement. “With this investment, we are accelerating our ability to impact human well-being globally.”

The institute traces its history back more than 30 years, working with professional athletes, members of the military, CEOs and others on high performance, energy management and other psychology and physiology projects.