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MATTER teams up with Cigna to launch innovation challenge focused on transformational diabetes solutions

August 3, 2021

Sourcing solutions that improve disease management while recognizing social determinants of health for people living with diabetes

Denver, CO and Chicago, IL, August 3, 2021 — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub and Cigna, a global health services company, have opened applications for the 2021 Cigna Innovation Challenge. The challenge will source solutions that help peo…

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MATTER and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago launch program to accelerate Chicagoland businesses addressing health equity

July 21, 2021

Partners seek sponsorship from local businesses to develop innovations that eliminate the social, economic and cultural barriers to health in Chicago

MATTER, the global healthcare innovation hub headquartered in Chicago, and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, a social enterprise committed to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all, have launched t…

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Advocate Aurora Health chooses finalists for 2021 Health Tech Venture Challenge

July 15, 2021

Finalists focus on provider well-being, MATTER sources and supports selection of top teams

Downers Grove and Chicago, IL — Advocate Aurora Health, one of the 12 largest not-for-profit integrated health systems in the country, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has announced the finalists for the 2021 Health Tech Venture Challenge. The global competition is seeking…

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois selects startups for innovation accelerator program

June 23, 2021

MATTER companies Alimus, Compris and Medsense chosen to further develop post-pandemic solutions

Chicago, IL June 21 — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has named the first cohort of early-stage innovators to participate in the BCBSIL Innovation Accelerator program. BCBSIL teamed up with MATTER, the Chicago-based global healthcare incubator and corporate innovation accelerator, to…

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Advancing innovations for maternal and infant health

June 21, 2021

Perspectives on the Healthy Mom and Baby Innovation Competition with Parkview Health

In February of 2020, MATTER and Parkview Health, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in northeast Indiana, announced a partnership to source and develop solutions that improve the health of women during pregnancy and their babies after birth.

Maternal mortality continues to be a challenge both in develop…

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