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press release

MATTER, Novo Nordisk and Green Innovation Group partner on sustainable healthcare challenge

October 14, 2019

The challenge calls for solutions that will help Novo Nordisk reach their goal of zero environmental impact.

Chicago, IL, October 14, 2019 — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today announced a partnership with Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes, and Green Innovation Group, a Danish company accelerating the…

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member news

Meet the newest additions to the MATTER community

October 7, 2019

Adze Biotechnology — Oak Park, Illinois

Adze specializes in oncolytic immunotherapy: a type of cancer treatment that creates targeted immune evasion viruses that block proteins to tumors and kill cancer cells. Adze’s oncolytic vectors kill cancer cells directly by exposing cancer antigens to the immune system while stimulating the person’s immune response. The company’s technology hopes to add…

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tales from the trenches

Recap: Evive’s Prashant Srivastava talks hiring, culture and healthcare entrepreneurship

October 3, 2019

At our September Tales from the Trenches™, Prashant Srivastava joined us to share stories from the past 12 years at the helm of Evive.

Prashant built Evive in 2007 with his co-founder, Peter Saravis, with the understanding that when employees live healthier lives, they produce better work. The company uses consumer-focused predictive analytics to provide employees with the right benefits inf…

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member news

Startup Shoutouts: September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

Every day, innovators across the MATTER community are building new solutions that accelerate innovation, advance care and improve lives. Here’s a look into the most noteworthy headlines from September.

Catalia Health teams up with Pfizer to pilot patient engagement robot

Catalia Health and Pfizer have launched a one year pilot study to explore how patients engage with artificial intelligence …

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stories that matter

#storiesthatmatter: What do holidays look like for a food allergy family?

September 27, 2019

For most families, holidays and social events — like Halloween — are a time to relax. But for parents of the 5.6 million American children living with food allergies, relaxing during any event that involves food is nearly impossible.

“A lot of stress comes with holidays, a lot of stress comes with events, and it’s up to us — and it’s up to our community — to rally around that. It really takes …

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