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MATTER and KOSME launch second annual innovation program

May 19, 2022

Five Korean companies will prepare to launch in the U.S. market

May 19, CHICAGO and SEOUL, Kor. — The Korea SMEs and Startups Agency (KOSME) in collaboration with MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has launched the second annual Korean SME U.S. Market Adoption Program aimed at preparing a cohort of Korean healthcare companies for U.S. market success.

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MATTER selects 10 startups for inaugural Accelerating Innovation in Aging cohort

May 18, 2022

Innovators enter international accelerator to advance solutions reducing social isolation and loneliness for older adults

May 17, CHICAGO — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has announced the first cohort of entrepreneurs to participate in the Accelerating Innovation in Aging accelerator, supported by the RRF Foundation for Aging. The selected solutions leverage mean…

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Listen: A conversation with Eren Bali, co-founder and CEO of Carbon Health

May 11, 2022

Serial entrepreneur shares his inspiration and journey to improve access to healthcare and education Eren Bali is a technology luminary with an entrepreneurial vision and a passion for human rights, chief among those are access to education and healthcare. It’s become his life’s mission to tackle disparities in these sectors, inspiring him to build Udemy and Carbon Health.

As the co-founder an…

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MATTER and CareQuest Innovation Partners announce inaugural cohort for SMILE Health

May 10, 2022

Five startups selected to participate in accelerator at the intersection of oral health improvement and health equity advancement

BOSTON and CHICAGO, May 6, 2022 — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, and CareQuest Innovation Partners, a company focused on validating and scaling solutions that improve the oral health of all, today announced the inaugural cohort of early…

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MATTER Startup Spotlight: metaMe Health

May 9, 2022

Improving quality of life for people with gastrointestinal conditions

According to Harvard Medical School, emotions such as anger, anxiety, sadness and elation can trigger symptoms in the gut and vice versa. Due to this gut-brain connection, physicians have been using hypnotherapy to treat people with gastrointestinal conditions at a high success rate since the mid-1980s. However, since few pr…

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