Navigant and MATTER Support Chicago's Healthcare Innovation Community

New strategic relationship fosters advanced healthcare technology solutions

Today, Navigant announced a strategic relationship with healthcare technology incubator MATTER to contribute to the growing healthcare innovation environment in Chicago. Through the relationship, Navigant’s healthcare practice leaders will help to bring new and innovative solutions to market in the life science and healthcare industries.

“This strategic relationship demonstrates Navigant’s continued commitment to innovation,” said Renée Dye, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Navigant. “I am thrilled to pair Navigant’s expertise with the forward-thinking entrepreneurial mindset at MATTER to create unparalleled solutions in the healthcare sector.”

MATTER, along with its 100+ start-up members, provides Navigant and its clients with a unique view into the rapidly changing technologies and therapies that are shaping the global healthcare landscape. Together, Navigant and MATTER will support Chicago’s growing healthcare and life science communities and draw further innovation to Chicago through Navigant’s payer, provider and life sciences clientele.

“Both life sciences companies and the healthcare market are changing rapidly, and our clients are looking to us to help them identify innovative opportunities to advance strategic and growth objectives,” said Eduardo Schur, Managing Director and global lead of Navigant’s life sciences segment. “This strategic relationship represents a potent combination of industry expertise and creative solutions to build unparalleled solutions for biotech and healthcare companies.”

About MATTER

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 collaboration among entrepreneurs, scientists, physicians and industry partners to bring next-generation products and services to market that improve quality of care and save lives. MATTER, a not-for-profit organization, was developed by a team of entrepreneurs and industry leaders with the support of the state of Illinois. MATTER began as a project of ChicagoNEXT, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s council on technology and innovation, which is part of World Business Chicago. For more information, visit matterchicago.com and follow @matterchicago.

About Navigant

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals deliver expert and advisory work through implementation and business process management services. The firm combines deep technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism to address clients’ needs in highly regulated industries, including Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare.

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