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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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mHUB, MATTER and 1871 secure $2.78M federal grant to rebuild Illinois economy post-COVID-19 through tech and manufacturing innovation

May 27, 2021

The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded a $2.78M grant to the Chicago Proactive Response (CPR) COVID-19 collaboration, a two-phase mobilization of Chicago’s innovation communities

May 27, Chicago, IL — Chicago’s leading innovation centers, mHUB, MATTER and 1871, secure a $2.78M federal grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to invigorate startups and sma…

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Hear from the winners of the MATTER COVID-19 Support Startup Grants

October 30, 2020

Across industries, COVID-19 has transformed the way businesses design, manufacture and sell their products — often fundamentally changing the businesses themselves.

As part of the COVID-19 Pandemic Response (CPR) initiative, MATTER identified three member startups as recipients of the COVID-19 Support Startup Grants: AgileMD, Diagnostic Photonics and EmOpti. Each of these companies submitted a…

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MATTER adds seasoned entrepreneurs as venture acceleration fellows to help member companies grow

June 16, 2020

Over the last five years, we have cultivated a community of executives, entrepreneurs and subject matter experts who help our member companies grow their businesses. Through our extensive programming, we help our members with all aspects of envisioning and building a business — from the moment they have a minimum viable product to when they’re ready to scale.

Our offerings are ever-evolving, a…

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Three Lakes Foundation and MATTER announce project to empower pulmonary fibrosis patients, caregivers and providers to share experiences and inspire innovation

June 1, 2020

The PF Perspectives Project asks members of the pulmonary fibrosis community to identify their barriers to care to inspire innovation.

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

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