Challenge 1 - General Use Face Masks


Challenge Goal

Help Massachusetts manufacturers pivot their operations to produce non-medical face masks that can be sold to public and private buyers in Massachusetts, throughout the US, and internationally.

Accelerator Program Overview

Thirteen finalists were accepted into a five-week virtual acceleration program in which they will be guided through Lever's intrapreneur curriculum of lean business models, customer discovery, and prototype development.  Finalists will be matched with appropriate innovation centers, experts, and mentors to help them develop and deliver products that meet COVID related requirements and regulations. The program culminates with a virtual pitch event and a $25,000 prize awarded to the winner to kickstart the commercial scale of their face masks.

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