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MATTER launches 51 Labs accelerator to advance women+'s health innovation

September 19, 2022

Inaugural year’s cohort to focus on menopause with partners Astellas Pharma US, Walgreens, Parkview Health and University of Chicago Medicine

September 19, CHICAGO — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has launched 51 Labs, an accelerator focused on women+’s health. The name stems from the fact that women+ are 51 percent of the population.1 The inaugural year’s program…

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MATTER and YWCA select eight entrepreneurs to participate in mentorship program for founders of color

September 8, 2022

Eight founders will receive guidance on advancing their businesses in three-month program

September 8, 2022, CHICAGO — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, a diverse resource social enterprise organization committed to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all, today announced that eight…

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MATTER Startup Shoutouts: August 2022

August 30, 2022

MATTER Startup Shoutouts: August 2022

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 raised more than $50 million, won prominent innovation challenges, received notable grants, fostered impactful partnerships and much more.

There’s no shortage of good news to c…

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Parkview Health and MATTER announce Healthy Mom and Baby 3.0 Innovation Competition finalists

August 19, 2022

August 18, 2022, CHICAGO — Parkview Health and MATTER have announced four finalists for the 2022 Healthy Mom and Baby 3.0 Innovation Competition. As a result of the semifinalist pitch competition on August 10, 2022, Walela, a Chicago-based health tech company, won the grand prize of $10,000 and will move forward to the accelerator phase of the competition, along with three other medical device …

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The future of skin health lies in technology

August 18, 2022

Addressing the burden of skin cancer through technology

If I told you that doctors would be able to diagnose skin diseases such as skin cancer with just a few photos or stay abreast on the latest in dermatology using a game, you’d think we were in the year 2040. But what if I told you that it’s happening right now…in 2022?

The integration of technology in healthcare is far from a new concept….

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