mHUB Accelerated Incubation


Hands-on Accelerator for Hardtech Startups at mHUB 


mHUB Accelerated Incubation is a 6-month, hands-on startup accelerator focused on the product development and commercialization of early-stage, high-potential hardtech startups.

Between 2020 and 2023, mHUB will select startups focused on hardtech product development concentrated around demand-driven challenges in industrial internet of things (IIoT), medical and health technology, smart mobility, clean energy technology, smart homes, smart buildings, smart cities, and communications technology.

Startups selected to participate in the mHUB Accelerator will benefit from the guidance of seasoned entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, and industry leaders who have built businesses, raised capital, and helped founders realize their full potential. mHUB’s unmatched resources help exceptional startups turn their product ideas into scalable, sustainable businesses.

meet the 9 IIoT Teams in the Inaugural cohort of the mHUB physical product startup Accelerator

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

mHUB Accelerated Incubation selected 9 IIoT startups to participate in the inaugural cohort of the accelerator. The teams, who arrived in Chicago in Spring of 2021, are being guided through a rigorous product development cycle, including prototyping, mentorship, business modeling, and piloting. Strategically supported by corporate partners, Avnet and Panduit, these teams will have access to 18-months of continued support from mHUB after participating in the initial 6-month accelerator.


                    MEET THE IIOT TEAMS                    
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mHUB Announces MedTech Accelerator with Industry Partners Baxter and Edward-Elmhurst Health Venture Capital

MedTech Startup Accelerator

mHUB Accelerated Incubation has invited cutting-edge medical device startups from across the country to apply to participate in a 6-month MedTech accelerator program. The MedTech Accelerator, actively supported by industry partners Baxter and Edward-Elmhurst Health Venture Capital, is sourcing medtech companies that have the potential to transform healthcare. Applications to the MedTech Accelerator have just closed, but interest in the program can be expressed throughout the year.

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accelerating startups through 6 cohorts.

Accelerating Startups through 6 Cohorts.

Startups selected to participate in a sector-specific mHUB Accelerated Incubation program will be supported by corporate partners that provide invaluable knowledge, connections, and opportunities, in addition to industry-relevant mentors that help the startups develop products that drive efficiencies in electrical and network infrastructures, operational management and security, and the manufacturing value chain. Read the AI frequently asked questions for more info.

Learn more about mHUB Accelerated Incubation
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    $125K Invested 

    $75K in cash and $56,750K in services, programming and hardware for 5% equity

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    6-Month Accelerator

    Hands-on accelerated incubation with 18 months of follow-on

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    $6M of Equipment

    10 micro labs and state-of-the-art prototyping equipment 

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    1000+ innovators

    Embedded in a thriving collaborative innovation ecosystem

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    55 workshops

    Robust curriculum led by technical and industry experts.

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    #2 MFG Region

    Deep network into U.S. manufacturing supply chain

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