Voices: Big Picture Interview

Big Picture Interview is a Q&A series featuring industy thought leaders.

Matchmaking for manufacturers: Connecting manufacturers, researchers, and entrepreneurs

In this Big Picture Interview, learn how mHUB helps manufacturers seeking talent connect with entrepreneurs.

By Christine LaFave Grace, managing editor
Oct 8, 2019

Manas Mehandru is COO of mHUB[http://www.mhubchicago.com], a Chicago-based innovation center focused on physical product development and manufacturing. Launched in 2016, mHUB strives to foster connections between local manufacturers, researchers and Chicago’s entrepreneurial community. Among mHUB’s many initiatives is a sort of matchmaking program for manufacturing, to connect Midwestern companies with R&D talent—SMEs, specialists, and entrepreneurs who can bring fresh perspective to a specific production challenge that a manufacturer is facing and innovate the way to a workable, cost-effective solution.

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