Stories

Stay up to date on all healthcare news from MATTER, Chicago's leading incubator and accelerator.

press release

Three Lakes Foundation and MATTER announce winners of 2020 PF Innovation Challenge

November 30, 2020

Chicago, IL, November 30 — Three Lakes Foundation and innovation hub MATTER announced the four winners of an innovation challenge intended to accelerate new solutions in diagnosing, treating and managing pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a devastating lung disease. The winners will each receive a monetary award and will take the necessary steps to bring their solution closer to reality.

The first-place…

Read more

press release

How two of the U.S.’s largest payers are prioritizing innovation during COVID-19

September 4, 2020

Anthem, Inc. and Health Care Service Corporation share insights into their digital-first focus

How can industry innovators work together to build solutions that serve our healthcare system today, while preparing us for a stronger post-COVID-19 world?

Now more than ever, transformation and innovation are paramount and the solutions that emerge during this pandemic will reshape the industry as …

Read more

press release

MATTER, Anthem, Inc., and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois launch innovation challenge seeking pandemic response solutions

August 19, 2020

Top concepts to secure pilot opportunities

Chicago, IL, August 20 — MATTER, Anthem, Inc., and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today launched the Pandemic Response Innovation Challenge. The challenge is a global call to innovators to develop creative solutions aimed at supporting the health care needs of those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The challenge is part of Anthem a…

Read more

press release

mHUB, MATTER and 1871 Raise $1.55M in Funding to Mobilize the Chicago Tech Community to Fight COVID-19

May 27, 2020

Funders include the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust, Walder Foundation and Bank of America

Chicago, IL, May 27, 2020 - mHUB, MATTER and 1871 announced today $1.55M in funding for Chicago Proactive Response (CPR) COVID-19, a collaborative initiative to develop and accelerate technologies to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic and provide economic relief for the region’s early stage…

Read more

press release

mHUB, MATTER and 1871 join forces to mobilize tech community around solutions to COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Leading tech hubs and other community partners create ‘open call’ for needs from health officials that can be addressed by region’s talent network of startups and industry innovators

Chicago, IL, March 19, 2020 - Chicago’s leading innovation centers, mHUB, MATTER and 1871, are collaborating to mobilize the technology ecosystem around designing solutions that can directly support in the fight a…

Read more