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Contest semi-finalists pressure-test ideas, refine solutions at Roche Diabetes Care innovation bootcamp

February 28, 2020

On February 3, after having been selected from a global pool of more than 60 submissions, 10 semi-finalist teams for the Roche Diabetes Care Innovation Contest arrived in Chicago eager to pressure-test their ideas and refine their solutions alongside subject matter experts from Roche and MATTER. During the three-day bootcamp hosted at MATTER, teams participated in a series of workshops, case st…

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Three Lakes Foundation and MATTER announce collaboration to source solutions for pulmonary fibrosis

February 18, 2020

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Innovation Challenge asks innovators to submit ideas that increase awareness and accelerate therapies

Chicago, IL — Three Lakes Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis, care and treatment of people suffering from pulmonary fibrosis (PF), and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today announced the launch of a new …

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Parkview Health and MATTER launch innovation competition to reduce infant mortality

February 6, 2020

Innovators with solutions related to healthy pregnancy and newborn care encouraged to apply

Fort Wayne, IN and Chicago, IL — Parkview Health, a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving more than 895,000 people in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today announced a strategic partnership to help reduce the signific…

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Roche Diabetes Care and MATTER announce innovation contest semi-finalists

February 5, 2020

Congratulations to the Roche Diabetes Care Innovation Contest semi-finalists, selected from a global pool of more than 60 submissions. Each team proposed an idea for how to identify the right combination of personalized therapies, activities or behaviors that will improve management and provide greater insight into care planning for people living with diabetes and their healthcare providers.

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The business case for sustainability in healthcare

December 3, 2019

A conversation with Novo Nordisk’s senior vice president for device R&D, Kenneth Strømdahl

In business today, “sustainability” is becoming somewhat of a buzzword.

But the growing demand from consumers has forced nearly every industry to think about sustainability as more than just a marketing or PR exercise. In order to stay relevant, companies must think strategically about how to reduce…

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