H4XLabs for SBIR Awardees
The Office of Naval Research is offering select awardees of SBIR 20.4 ADAPT topic entrance into H4XLabs Dual-Use Business Accelerator free of charge.
H4XLabs offers two virtual programs for awardees of SBIR N20.4-A01 ADAPT - Naval Depot Modernization and Sustainment. These programs are geared towards C-level executives to help them create dual-use companies using the methodology and network of H4XLabs. We offer these programs free of charge, although companies must provide their own time and may choose to participate in events requiring some minimal optional travel expenses.
The Accelerator Program
An intensive program providing advisory, instructional, mentoring, and introductory services. This is truly hands-on and requires a commitment not to only attend the sessions but to work on specific areas discussed.
The Advisorship Program
A tailored program where we work together to advise the company on a few specific topics and not on the overall strategy for taking the company to the next level.
Is this program an in-person program?
No, H4XLabs has always been both in-person and online, but recently with the current COVID situation, H4XLabs has gone all online.
How do I get more information about H4XLabs program for SBIR awardees?
What is the goal of H4XLabs and this SBIR Phase 1 program?
I am an SBIR awardee, but not for a topic that provided entrance into H4XLabs, can I enter H4XLabs?
Yes, H4XLabs offers any dual-use or government first startup the ability to directly apply to H4XLabs independent of the ONR effort. The fees associated with H4XLabs will have to be paid by the company directly. If interested, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the difference between the programs?
How do I sign up?
All awardees of topic 20.1 ADAPT phase I are eligible to join H4XLabs. Please just email email@example.com to learn more and sign up
Does H4XLabs cost anything?
For ADAPT 20.1 awardees the fees associated with H4XLabs are paid for directly by ONR. The only expenses that a company might incur is travel expenses if they attend any of the sessions in person. H4XLabs is virtual, but it is recommended that you try to come to Palo Alto for a few days at the beginning of the cohort and near the end to maximize the value of the experience.
Is the curriculum customized to my company?
There are two parts of H4XLabs curriculum. One which is the H4XLabs H4X curriculum which is common for all awardees and then there is a custom portion that provides activities, mentors and advisors that are specific to the stage and type of company.
Does H4XLabs take any equity in the company
No, H4XLabs does not take any equity in the company as part of ONR sponsored program.