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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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#MATTERturns5: Five years in, MATTER is a global innovation hub

February 14, 2020

We opened MATTER five years ago with the idea that we could help entrepreneurs and innovators build healthcare solutions by harnessing the enormous expertise and resources that are available in Chicago — including leading companies across all sectors of healthcare, top-tier health systems and research institutions, and most of the major medical associations. There was a lot of uncertainty: Were…

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Report: MATTER startups raised $1.26B since 2015, saw 64% more revenue in 2019

February 12, 2020

An overview of our community’s major moments as MATTER enters its sixth year

A lot can happen in five years.

On February 13, 2015, MATTER’s doors opened for the first time with a handful of corporate partners and startup companies, a few programs and a thesis: that collaboration between entrepreneurs and industry leaders is the fastest, most effective way to accelerate innovation, advance car…

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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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Recap: MATTER at HLTH 2019

November 7, 2019

Last week, the MATTER team joined more than 6,000 healthcare innovators in Las Vegas. From discussing the innovation practices of tomorrow with AbbVie and Novo Nordisk to making new connections in the exhibit hall, here are a few of our favorite moments and key takeaways from HLTH 2019.

Exhibit hall

Our startup pavilions fostered meaningful connections between MATTER startups and HLTH attende…

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