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Two weeks ago five mHUB member companies pitched in front of their peers and the public for $35,000 in prizes. They were finalists in the mHUB Venture Board’s Venture Challenge, an mHUB-exclusive pitch competition for pre-seed, early-stage companies.

Posted: Friday, July 6, 2018

Award ceremony for region’s manufacturing industry recognizes the leaders, visionaries and corporate champions helping to drive the industry into the next industrial revolution

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced four winners for the American Inventions Made Onshore (AIM Onshore) Prize Competition released by DOE earlier this year. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Daniel Simmons, made the announcement today at the 2018 MForesight National Summit in Washington, D.C.

Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2018

New partners include Bunker Labs, Catapult Chicago, Chicago Ideas, Illinois Technology Association (ITA), Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), Women's Business Development Center, Women in Manufacturing (Chicago Chapter), and Women Tech Founders

Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018

In October of 2015, I began a fellowship with World Business Chicago having no background in economic development or much of an idea what might be in store for me as I embarked on my journey to “market initiatives under Mayor Emanuel’s Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs.”

Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018

On Tuesday, May 8, mHUB and ChicagoNEXT hosted an On The Table conversation as part of the annual forum for people to meet, share ideas, and explore ways to improve the region.

Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018

mHUB CEO and Co-founder, Haven Allen, had the distinguished honor of representing mHUB in the House Manufacturing Caucus panel discussion on How Manufacturing Incubators are Powering Growth Across America on Friday, April 27th.

Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018

As part of the mHUB series "Five Questions with," Steve Kase, CEO of ASK Power, Chairman of TMA, mHUB board member, and moderator of the FIRE panel on April 25, discussed his journey to becoming a major player in the Chicago manufacturing community and the importance of partnerships between traditional manufacturing and startups.

Posted: Monday, April 23, 2018

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Tours mHUB and Meets with Startup Companies after a Speech at the Chicago Economic Club

Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

To get more people using their standings desks, Chicago startup Ergo Impact has made a standing desk chair that adjusts to fit the height of your desk, allowing you to sit, perch or lean while working.

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Drawn together by their endless curiosity to challenge and advance society’s understanding of the impossible, Jacques Laramie, Nathan Taylor, and Chris Wlezien rallied together and Skydra was born.

Posted: Monday, March 26, 2018

In March 2017, mHUB opened its doors with a vision to connect innovators with manufacturers to foster new ideas and physical products that would support Chicagoland’s reign as a global manufacturing leader. After one incredible year, they're turning that mission into reality.

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018

Jeff Garascia, Chief Innovation Officer of Marmon Holdings, discusses how mHUB brings "some of the best minds in the industry" to help Marmon solve problems and bring new products to life.

Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018

CHICAGO, IL – mHUB, the physical product innovation center that’s galvanizing the manufacturing ecosystem and creating the conditions for product innovation to thrive, celebrates its one-year anniversary today. The community, that boasts 63,000 sq.ft. of co-working, event space and 10 fabrication labs with nearly $5M in prototyping equipment and software, has attracted over 650 community members and 100 industry and community partners in its first year, and has quickly become the central hub for the region’s vibrant manufacturing ecosystem.

Posted: Friday, March 9, 2018

Last week Bootstrapping in America, an interview series celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit, hosted mHUB week, featuring four member companies. Learn more about the companies featured and watch each interview below.

Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

John Saunders of CNC NYC did a video tour of mHUB with Bill Fienup and it already has over 10K views!

Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

As part of the mHUB series "Five Questions with," Kevin Willer, a partner at Chicago Ventures and mHUB board member, shared his insights into the Chicago innovation community and where it's headed.

Posted: Thursday, February 8, 2018

Whether it’s a company with a serial tech founder who’s taking their next big swing, a fast-growing startup tackling a massive industry, or simply a business with an innovative solution to a complex problem, here are 18 Chicago startups to watch in 2018.

Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018

mHUB’s Industry Disruptors is a bi-monthly event featuring some of the best and brightest innovators of our time. On January 10th, mHUB presented our second Industry Disruptors with former Motorola Chairman and CEO Chris Galvin, and former USRobotics Senior Vice President and General Manager Michael Seedman. In the 90s, they played integral roles in the development of communication technology. They shared their stories, and discussed parallels to technologies in today’s market. GE Ventures Executive Managing Director Karen Kerr moderated.

Posted: Monday, January 22, 2018

We're thrilled to introduce our monthly interview series, "Five Questions with." This month we spoke with Patricia Miller, CEO of Matrix 4, about her experiences in manufacturing and running the family business.

Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017

Whether it’s a company with a serial tech founder who’s taking their next big swing, a fast-growing startup tackling a massive industry, or simply a business with an innovative solution to a complex problem, here are 18 Chicago startups to watch in 2018.

Posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – Today, the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) and mHUB, a physical product innovation and manufacturing hub, announced a partnership between the two major manufacturing organizations that is a crucial step in increasing workforce development and connecting physical product entrepreneurs with manufacturing industry leaders to create opportunities for collaborative innovation.

Posted: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

mHUB’s Industry Disruptors is a bi-monthly event featuring some of the best and brightest innovators of our time. On November 1, Brad Keywell, the co-founder and CEO of Uptake, kicked off the series.

Posted: Monday, December 4, 2017

"The mHUB network we now have access to is invaluable in getting feedback and developing our product."-Akshat Thiriani, CEO of Amper

Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Jacob Babcock launched NuCurrent in 2009 to enable implanted medical devices to be recharged wirelessly. He and his staff of 17 full-time employees are still at it—among the company's new products is a wearable device for diabetes treatment—but a bigger market beckons. NuCurrent is expanding to consumer products like mobile phones that can be charged without plugging them in.

Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017

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