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MATTER selects 10 startups for inaugural Accelerating Innovation in Aging cohort

May 18, 2022

Innovators enter international accelerator to advance solutions reducing social isolation and loneliness for older adults

May 17, CHICAGO — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has announced the first cohort of entrepreneurs to participate in the Accelerating Innovation in Aging accelerator, supported by the RRF Foundation for Aging. The selected solutions leverage mean…

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MATTER and CareQuest Innovation Partners announce inaugural cohort for SMILE Health

May 10, 2022

Five startups selected to participate in accelerator at the intersection of oral health improvement and health equity advancement

BOSTON and CHICAGO, May 6, 2022 — MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, and CareQuest Innovation Partners, a company focused on validating and scaling solutions that improve the oral health of all, today announced the inaugural cohort of early…

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Parkview Health and MATTER launch third annual innovation competition, focused on maternal and childhood access and outcomes

May 2, 2022

Seeking innovators with solutions to improve access to care for underrepresented mothers and children

May 2, 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 their third annual innovation cont…

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MATTER launches Accelerating Innovation in Aging program

March 23, 2022

Accelerator seeks technology-enabled solutions for reducing social isolation or loneliness in older adults

March 23, CHICAGO — With support from the RRF Foundation for Aging, MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today launched the inaugural Accelerating Innovation in Aging program to support entrepreneurs with solutions that reduce social isolation or loneliness in olde…

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CareQuest Innovation Partners and MATTER launch SMILE Health to advance innovation for accessible, equitable, and integrated oral care

March 14, 2022

First-of-its-kind program seeks early-stage startups that deliver transformative, disruptive solutions to improve overall health

March 14, 2022, BOSTON and CHICAGO — CareQuest Innovation Partners, a company focused on validating and scaling solutions that improve the oral health of all, in partnership with MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today launched SMILE Health…

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