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Twelve startups move to incubator phase of diabetes innovation challenge

September 28, 2021

Entrepreneurs continue to refine solutions for diabetes care management

MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, and Cigna, a global health service company, selected twelve semifinalists to advance to the incubator phase of the 2021 Cigna Innovation Challenge.

Through robust programming, innovator collaboration and pilot opportunities, the challenge seeks to empower more p…

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Bluedrop Medical wins the 2021 Roche Diabetes Care innovation challenge

September 24, 2021

Solutions focused on managing diabetes comorbidities complete accelerator

Chicago and Indianapolis, September 24, 2021 — Roche Diabetes Care, a global leader in integrated Personalized Diabetes Management (iPDM), and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, announced Bluedrop Medical as the winner of the 2021 Roche Diabetes Care innovation challenge today. As an award, Blue…

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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 finalists for the Healthy Mom & Baby Innovation Competition 2.0

September 21, 2021

NUA Surgical leads finalist cohort into accelerator program

Five finalists have been announced in the 2021 Healthy Mom and Baby 2.0 Innovation Competition. The contest is a collaborative effort of 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 …

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Meet the inaugural Health Equity Innovation accelerator cohort

September 9, 2021

With the help of Chicagoland health equity leaders, MATTER and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago welcome ten startups to the accelerator

Earlier this summer, 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, announced the H…

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