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MATTER and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago launch program to accelerate Chicagoland businesses addressing health equity

July 21, 2021

Partners seek sponsorship from local businesses to develop innovations that eliminate the social, economic and cultural barriers to health in Chicago

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, have launched t…

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Advocate Aurora Health chooses finalists for 2021 Health Tech Venture Challenge

July 15, 2021

Finalists focus on provider well-being, MATTER sources and supports selection of top teams

Downers Grove and Chicago, IL — Advocate Aurora Health, one of the 12 largest not-for-profit integrated health systems in the country, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, has announced the finalists for the 2021 Health Tech Venture Challenge. The global competition is seeking…

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AgileMD receives $750K BARDA contract to speed development of early warning system for COVID-19 severity

May 5, 2021

MATTER Support Startup Grant springboarded AgileMD’s eCart solution to next stage of development

May 5, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has announced AgileMD as the recipient of a $750,000 contract to advance clinical decision support solutions for COVID-19. This partnership will further the development of …

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Inflect Health announces partnership with MATTER

May 4, 2021

Relationship will provide MATTER healthcare startups and corporate innovators with access to Inflect Health’s expertise and network of frontline healthcare providers

May 4, Emeryville, CA - Inflect Health, the new nationwide, multispecialty investment and innovation hub formed by Vituity, has announced a partnership with MATTER, the Chicago-based global healthcare incubator and corporate innov…

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HealthQuest Capital’s Project PulseCheck partners with MATTER’s BRIDGE program to support underrepresented entrepreneurs focused on disrupting healthcare

April 27, 2021

April 27, Chicago, IL — HealthQuest Capital (“HealthQuest”), a growth capital firm investing in commercial-stage healthcare companies that meaningfully improve patient outcomes and reduce costs in healthcare, has partnered with MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, on their BRIDGE mentoring program.

HealthQuest launched Project Pulsecheck in late 2020 to provide office h…

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