About CIT

About CIT

CIT seeks to close innovation gaps in the Commonwealth and the nation by focusing on new technologies, entrepreneurs and technology companies that make innovation happen.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System (IEMS)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System (IEMS)

The IEMS is a web-based portal that uses key metrics and outcomes to track the performance of Virginia’s innovation economy.

CIT Entrepreneur

CIT Entrepreneur

CIT Entrepreneur invests and leverages available funds for early-stage technology companies with a high-potential for technology commercialization, rapid growth and downstream private equity financing.

CIT Broadband

CIT Broadband

CIT Broadband initiatives help jurisdictions develop strategies and locate funding to install broadband technologies into under served areas.

CIT R&D

CIT R&D

CIT R&D conducts world-class research and development programs that create new industry clusters by focusing on areas that will deliver significant economic impact and replace older economies.

CIT Connect

CIT Connect

CIT Connect is designed to connect large-scale federal and corporate consumers of advanced technology with the innovative technology companies that create high value technology.

News

CIT Promotes Sandie Terry to VP, CIT Broadband

The Center for Innovative Technology announced today the promotion of Sandie Terry to Vice President of the CIT Broadband service line devoted to assisting...

CIT GAP Funds Invests in TypeZero Technologies

CIT announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in TypeZero Technologies, LLC, an early-stage medical technology company with a proprietary intelligent...

CIT and VDOE Announce 2015 Winners of Apps4VA JMU App Development Challenge to Improve Educational Outcomes

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), announced today the winners of the 2015 Apps4VA...

Events

Jul
14

Contacting NIH & Writing Your SBIR/STTR Specific Aims -- WEBINAR 1 of 5

July 14, 2015
Time:11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Part 1 of a 5 Part NIH SBIR/STTR WEBINAR Series: The Specific Aims section is the most important page in your NIH SBIR/STTR submission. This is where you tell you story, concisely stating the goals of the proposed research and summarizing the expected outcomes. This session covers tips on how to approach your Aims, what to include and what to avoid, what reviewers are looking for, etc. We will also review when and how to touch base with NIH. Instructor: Andrea Johanson, BBC ETC.
Jul
21

Writing NIH SBIR/STTR Research Strategy & Demonostrating Impact -- WEBINAR 2 of 5

July 21, 2015
Time:11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Session 2 of a 5 Part NIH SBIR/STTR Webinar Series. The Research Strategy explains the Significance of the problem or critical barrier your project addresses in its technological innovation (how does it move the field forward?) and the approach you will take to prove its feasibility. This session will delve into these areas, making sure your project has IMPACT (a key element in the scoring of your proposal) Instructor: Andrea Johanson, BBC ETC.
Jul
24

2015 Virtual Datathon Challenge

July 24, 2015
Time:08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Governor Terry McAuliffe is challenging YOU to create solutions that make state government more efficient, transparent, and responsive to all. Compete in a virtual hackathon by building an innovative app using state open data and you could win the chance to pitch it to the Governor as well as key policymakers, innovative investors, and top entrepreneurs.

Governor McAuliffe Launches Statewide Virtual Datathon Challenge

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 Compete in a virtual hackathon by building an innovative app using state open data and you could win the chance to pitch it to the Governor as well as key policymakers, innovative investors, and top entrepreneurs.

For more information, visit:
http://data.virginia.gov/datathon-2015/virtual-challenge/


CIT Launches EMERGE!

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In partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), CIT has launched the EMERGE! Accelerator Initiative to speed the delivery of the latest innovative wearable technologies to first responders.

More details at www.cit.org/emerge.