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Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 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: Monday, March 26, 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 12, 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: Friday, March 9, 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: Tuesday, February 27, 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: Monday, February 12, 2018

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

Posted: Thursday, February 8, 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: Wednesday, February 7, 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: Monday, January 22, 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: Friday, December 15, 2017

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: Tuesday, December 12, 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: Wednesday, December 6, 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: Monday, December 4, 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: Thursday, November 30, 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: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

When I think of modern manufacturing right here in Illinois -- I think of mHUB, Chicago's innovation center for physical product development and manufacturing. When an advisory council of manufacturing leaders looked forward to what was most needed in the regional manufacturing landscape, the idea for a manufacturing incubator was born. The product of those discussions was mHUB, which allows Chicago and the suburbs to maintain their leadership in innovation and manufacturing while also attracting and cultivating talent in the region and increasing business and investment opportunities.

Posted: Monday, November 6, 2017

On Wednesday night, mHUB premiered our Industry Disruptors talk series, a bi-monthly event featuring some of the best and brightest innovators of our time. The kickoff featured Brad Keywell, co-founder and CEO of Uptake, interviewed by his good friend Adam Waytz, a psychologist and associate professor at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Inaugural awards hosted by manufacturing innovation centers mHUB, UI LABS and IMEC celebrated region’s manufacturing innovation and leadership by recognizing the companies, products and initiatives driving a new revolution

Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Fastway Engineering is pleased to announce a collaboration with mHUB, Chicago's first innovation center for physical product development and manufacturing, to develop Product Development Education for the Chicago Manufacturing community.

Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017

mHUB has always aimed to inspire and cultivate future entrepreneurs and engineers, with programs such as June’s Hebocon and August’s STEM Stars Event. When mHUB was presented with an opportunity to serve as a home and resource center for Ogden International School’s Robotics Team, the mHUB team immediately jumped aboard.

Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017

Gadgets that have one specific purpose are becoming more common. Amazon recently made an alarm clock that’s intended for making video calls (and waking you up). There’s a wallet that’s specifically designed to block RFID signals. A posture detection device can tell you when you’re not sitting up straight. Now, there’s a new voice-enabled product that can help you remember to pick up eggs and milk on the way home from work.

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Since 1823, Chicago’s manufacturing and industrial industries have been booming. From rich natural resources to superb public transportation, Chicago continues to be a necessity for industrial growth across the country. But how do we create innovation in such a long-standing field? Cue the entrance of Michigan Alum, Haven Allen.

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Illinois manufacturing innovation centers recognize companies, products and initiatives in inaugural award ceremony to celebrate Chicago as a global manufacturing leader

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