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MATTER receives grant from The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust to address health equity in Chicagoland area

September 23, 2021

The grant will support new programming for innovators and organizations around advancing health equity

Chicago, IL — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has received a $225,000 grant from The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust to advance health equity throughout the Chicagoland area.

“MATTER is cultivating an innovation community that improves healthcare for …

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Parkview Health and MATTER announce semi-finalists for 2021 Healthy Mom & Baby Innovation Contest 2.0

August 27, 2021

A global group of innovators with solutions for maternal or infant health advance

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, have announced eight semi-finalists for the 2021 Healthy Mom and Baby 2.0 Innovation Competition. Launched in …

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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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