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January 2023: Meet the newest startups of the MATTER startup community

January 30, 2023

In Q4 2022, 31 startups with digital health, medical device, diagnostic and therapeutic innovations, among others, joined the MATTER community. Continue reading to learn more about our newest members.

If you’re interested in joining the MATTER community, you can apply today or request more information and a member of our team will be in touch.

Meet the startups

Digital health startups Agota …

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

December 21, 2022

Startups and entrepreneurs with solutions for early detection and diagnosis of dementia to pitch to industry leaders

December 19, 2022, 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 announced the five finalists for the Alzheimer’s Associat…

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MATTER Top 10: Our favorite stories of 2022

December 19, 2022

2022 marks the downtrend of record investments in digital health. Yet, MATTER has persisted with new collaborations and programs to advance healthcare innovation, alongside continued pursuit of equitable health, and drive success for our community.

Join us as we look back at the year with some of our favorite stories of 2022.

  1. Baxter-sponsored University Hackathon generated novel solutio…

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MATTER Startup Spotlight: Able Innovations

December 14, 2022

Redefining the standard of care in patient transfers

According to the National Library of Medicine, heavy lifting is the most significant risk factor for nurses for the development of musculoskeletal injuries, particularly in the lower back. Low back pain is even more common in healthcare than in construction and manufacturing — two industries often thought of as dangerous. At the same time, t…

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MATTER opens applications for second class of Momentum accelerator for digital health startups

December 12, 2022

Companies can apply now to receive industry-leading mentorship, curriculum and more

December 12, 2022, CHICAGO — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today opened applications for the second class of Momentum, an application-based accelerator for MATTER member companies that offers a structured, cohort-based approach to advance their objectives.

Momentum is an opportun…

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