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MATTER Startup Shoutouts: June 2022

June 27, 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 have raised over $120 million, won six prominent innovation challenges, received notable grants, fostered impactful partnerships, secured patents and much more.

There’s no shortage of good news to celebrate in the M…

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MATTER and AWS launch incubator program for EMEA healthcare startups entering the U.S.

June 23, 2022

AWS Expand will help 38 startups accelerate market readiness and build go-to-market strategy

June 23, 2022, CHICAGO — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today announced the launch of a new incubation program in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) called AWS Expand. The dual-track program will prepare Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) based startups to ent…

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MATTER Startup Spotlight: SkinIO

June 16, 2022

Making skin cancer screening and skin health monitoring accessible

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and it’s estimated that approximately 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association.

MATTER member Kyoko Crawford, co-founder and CEO of SkinIO, is on a mission to reduce the rate of ski…

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insights

Listen: Parkview and public health officials discuss access to care for mothers and children

June 7, 2022

Creating healthier moms and babies: Improving access to care

Though there has been increased attention to maternal and child health, significant improvements still need to be made to increase access to quality healthcare. A lack of access to consistent, high-quality and affordable healthcare increases the risk and severity of chronic conditions, healthcare costs, the risk of poor health outcom…

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Baxter-sponsored University Hackathon generates novel solutions from student innovators around home dialysis

June 6, 2022

Tayyaba Ali from Loyola University Chicago named winner

CHICAGO, June 6, 2022 — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, along with Baxter (NYSE:BAX), a global innovator in kidney care, announced the winner of the 2022 University Hackathon program. Tayyaba Ali, an undergraduate biophysics and computer science student at Loyola University Chicago, won the Hackathon with her …

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