NORTH ADAMS — 5 finalists have been chosen for the Western Massachusetts Well being Know-how Problem being sponsored by small enterprise accelerator Lever Inc. of North Adams.
The problem was open to startups within the 4 counties of Western Massachusetts.
The finalists embody Quaesar Therapeutics, Latde Diagnostics, Baystate Well being, MacFarlane Medical and To Be Named. Quaesar, Latde and MacFarlane are all related to the College of Massachusetts Amherst.
The 5 finalists will work with Lever to advance their clean-tech companies over the subsequent a number of months then compete for a complete of $75,000 in grants. The grants will likely be awarded on the problem’s ultimate pitch contest, which will likely be held March 3 on the Institute for Utilized Life Sciences on the UMass Amherst.