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Alzheimer’s Association and MATTER select five finalists for second annual pitch competition

February 20, 2024

Startups and entrepreneurs with solutions increasing access to quality, person-centered care for underserved people living with Alzheimer’s pitching to industry leaders

February 20, 2024, CHICAGO — The Alzheimer’s Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today annou…

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MATTER startup shoutouts: Winter 2023-24

February 7, 2024

Every day, innovators across the MATTER community are building new solutions that accelerate innovation, advance care and improve lives. Over the last three months, MATTER startups completed raises, fostered impactful partnerships and much more.

There’s no shortage of good news to celebrate in the MATTER community. Learn more about our collective accomplishments below.

Ten MATTER startups r…

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February 2024: Meet the newest members of the MATTER startup community

February 6, 2024

Over the last few months, 15 startups became part of the MATTER community as Select members. Joining from all over the world, our new members span different areas of healthcare from digital health, medical devices, remote patient monitoring, oral care and more.

If you’re interested in joining the MATTER community, you can learn more about our membership options here. You can also view our inno…

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Navigating data privacy, tech transfers and licensing

January 17, 2024

Tech Transactions and Data Privacy Attorney Kathryn Allen shares advice for healthcare startups

In the continuously changing landscape of technology and innovation, understanding the legal complexities surrounding privacy, contracts and intellectual property is crucial for companies, especially startups. We sat down with Kathryn Allen, tech transactions and data privacy attorney at Polsinelli,…

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MATTER opens applications for accelerator focused on reducing maternal mortality in the U.S.

December 12, 2023

Health Care Service Corporation, Laerdal Million Lives Fund, BayCare, Parkview Health, University of Chicago Medicine, Organon and Stryker to support cohort of women’s health startups; including $125,000 of investment for each selected company

December 12, 2023, CHICAGO — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has opened applications for the second 51 Labs, an accelerator…

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