Sold Out! – Join us for a Happy Hour at MATTER

This event sold out in 2 hours from posting. 150 registrations. If you are still interested please add your name to the wait list.

MATTER, the new innovation hub for next generation health science technologies, is opening its doors early to give you a glimpse of what our new space will be like.

This is your chance to network with entrepreneurs and leaders from across the health science community, plus check out our rough space before actual construction begins.

MATTER Happy Hour
Date: July 24
Place: Merchandise Mart, 12thfloor
5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.Networking
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Unveiling of MATTER designs
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Networking

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MATTER is a community of healthcare entrepreneurs and industry leaders working together in a shared space to individually and collectively fuel the future of healthcare innovation. MATTER’s mission is to proactively connect and promote the collaboration between scientists, physicians, health technology entrepreneurs and other industry partners, in order to bring next-generation products and services to market that improve quality of care and save lives.

Join WhiteCity at UNWIND Networking Event on July 9th

newlogo_1-3Join WhiteCity on Wednesday, July 9, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Life Science Network’s UNWIND, a forum to build connections in the Chicago and greater Midwest community. UNWIND is a great opportunity for making connections, partnering, recruitment, vendor selection and idea sharing in the pharma, biotech, research and healthcare sectors.

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Pitch’n a Pint, an Open Mic for the Chicago Community

 the_worlds_end_2013_movie_wallpaper-wideIt is Memorial Day weekend and I woke up thinking about business pitches. I am not going to post this until after the holiday weekend, but I needed to get this off my mind so I can enjoy the rest of my weekend.

We are launching a networking program to help entrepreneurs work on their pitch in a safe and engaging environment.  Pitch’n a Pint is a networking and pitch event in a safe and engaging environment. It is a bimonthly meet-up of Chicago healthtech community, it is a networking event that provides 2 entrepreneurs with the opportunity to give a 10 minute unassisted pitch.

Did I mention that it is at a bar? Well it is just because I am not a “presentation and a pastry” kind of guy. Think of it as an open-mic for the health-tech community.

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Grab a free beer and let the science sink in

POSUSBy Elise Byun
May 21,2014

Originally posted on Medill Reports – Chicago

Free beer and science research sounds like an unlikely combination. But it’s just what Chicago needs, according to organizers of the first annual Pint of Science Festival. The Festival makes science fun and easy to digest.

David J. Hofman, physics professor at University of Illinois at Chicago, kicked off the Tuesday night session at Bar Louie with a trek back to the Big Bang. “State of the Universe, less than a second after the big bang,” gave audiences a glimpse of his research reconstructing the universe’s earliest moments. 

“We really are trying to build up what the cosmologists are saying that the early part of the universe could be,” Hofman said. “Can we make that in a laboratory now and study it?” Essentially, they want to go back in time and re-create the first microsecond of the Big Bang, but without leaving the lab.
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Pint of Science: Are you missing out on one of the biggest celebrations of science?

POSUSIf you follow me on Twitter then you have undoubtedly seen a few tweets about Pint of Science. But do you know what you are missing out on?

New scientific discoveries are happening all the time, fascinating developments which will change the future of the human race. But how often are you given the chance to really understand how these discoveries are made and what they mean?

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