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MATTER startup solutions fighting COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Updated April 3, 2020

We recently reached out to our MATTER member companies to gauge how many of them were developing, or planning to develop, solutions for the COVID-19 pandemic.

The response we received was overwhelming.

Dozens of MATTER startups are giving their solutions away for free, retooling their products to support health needs in a pandemic time, and accelerating research into th…

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Resources to help you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

March 19, 2020

Updated April 1, 2020

During a crisis like this, the healthcare innovation community is more important than ever.

That’s why we’re working on adapting MATTER’s existing programming to keep important conversations going as well as developing some new programming to help the healthcare innovation community navigate this uncertain time. Over the next several weeks, we’ll keep this page updated w…

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Healthcare innovation is more important than ever

March 19, 2020

Wow, what a difference a few days can make. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way everyday life looks for all of us. We know it’s going to get worse before it gets better, and the coming days and weeks are going to be challenging — for our families, our communities and our businesses. While there is much uncertainty in our future, one thing is crystal clear: healthcare innovation is more im…

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Meet the newest additions to the MATTER community

February 21, 2020

The newest startups at MATTER are making it easier to manage medications, control your temperature and find affordable healthcare. Take a minute to meet them!

Axem Neurotechnology — Halifax, Canada

Axem Neurotechnology is on a mission to help people better understand their brain. Their product, Axem Pro, allows rehabilitation professionals to easily measure the brain activity of their patient…

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#MATTERturns5: Inspiring quotes from 5 years of MATTER events

February 12, 2020

It’s MATTER’s birthday week! Each day this week, we’re exploring MATTER’s history through a slightly different lens. Today, we’re looking back on the many thought leaders from across the healthcare sector who have joined us on the MATTER stage to share their unique expertise on innovation and entrepreneurship. After five years and more than 1,800 events, we’ve gathered quite the collection of w…

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