Incubating HealthTech entrepreneurs: MATTER is a community of startups and industry leaders working together in a shared space to fuel the future of healthcare innovation



with industry, academia & entrepreneurs to improve health care technology


to make Chicago the leader in healthcare technology



Secured $9 million in public and private funding

Community has grown from 70 to 115 members and 50 industry partners, including some of world’s leading hospital systems, phama companies, universities, payers, and financial institutions

Dozens of strategic partnerships generated between industry and startup members


MATTER is looking for additional corporate partners
who are interested in healthcare technology innovation


Abbot | AbbVie | Allscripts | American Medical Association | Astellas | City of Chicago | Ernst & Young | Healthios | Illinois Department of Commerce and
Economic Opportunity | Horizon Pharma | JP Morgan Chase | Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center | Lurie Children’s Hospital | Marathon
Pharmaceuticals | NorthShore Health System | Northwestern University | OSF Healthcare | Sinai Health System | Takeda | University of Chicago |
University of Illinois | BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois | Healthcare REIT

Strategic Alignment

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