HRIC will engage in delivering and facilitating various regional programs as they develop.
Innovation Eco Fabric
The Innovation Eco Fabric program is intended to create a complete fabric of knowledge, collaboration, coordination, allowing innovation companies to achieve visibility and participation in programs application to their efforts.
Regional Export Acceleration Program
The Regional Export Acceleration Program (REAP) is a program intended to identify and work with innovation businesses who sell products and services both in Hampton Roads and beyond its regional boundaries.
Regional Residency Program
Regional Residency Program connects the Region’s best students to innovation businesses.
Experiential Learning is a new program designed to let business owners share their experiences on a variety of topics, aiding HRIC members to learn and possibly utilize the facts gained.
Coaching & Mentoring Program
The Coaching & Mentoring Program (CMP) is an opportunity for HRIC Member business leaders to have a more personalized and detailed dialogue opportunity with other effective HRIC Member business leaders.
Member Showcase is a web “billboard” of innovation companies in Hampton Roads.
Info Blast is an on-going series of communications from HRIC Members to HRIC members on any topic related to business development and regional economic strengthening.
Incubator Gateway is way for HRIC to help companies bootstrap their success via all the programs and opportunist HRIC offers…..at no charge for 2 years.
Critical Mass will be held around the region. Restaurants and hosted locations will allow HRIC Members to gather and expand their business network.
Chamber Exchange is a program intended to provide membership benefits to organizations who are members of both HRIC and the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.
Innovation Camps is way for kids to learn about the future of STEM, Technology and Innovation.
Value Improvement Program
The Value Improvement Program (VIP) is a program intended to identify and work with regional nonprofits to maximize effectiveness in carrying out their missions. A sold nonprofit base helps the region by ensuring that private parties and sector participants are seeing the realization of the nonprofit’s vision.
Virtual Business Development Program
Virtual Business Development (VBD) is a program intended to create a virtual component to our regional entrepreneurial ecosystem. The virtual approach seeks to connect more small business to resources, reduce the reliance on expensive real estate and maximize the opportunities for young businesses to access required resources.
Monetizing Innovation Program
The Monetizing Innovation Program (MIP) will help to vet new products and services by selected business experts in a secure, confidential manner (not open to the public). The “Then What” is introductions to people, groups and resources that can turn innovation into business.