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

Robert Brooke Named SBA Tibbetts Award Winner for 2016

CIT announced today that Robert Brooke, CIT’s Federal Funding Director, has been selected as a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2016 Tibbetts Award...

CIT Releases Virginia’s 2016 RUOnlineVA Broadband Demand Report

CIT announced today the release of the report from Virginia’s 2016 RUOnlineVA initiative – the statewide broadband demand survey. Based off of the responses...

MACH37 Cyber Accelerator Opens Applications for Spring 2017 Session

MACH37 has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Spring...

Events

Jan
26

SBIR/STTR Intro Webinar

January 26, 2017
Time:01:00 PM - 02:00 PM The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) & Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs provide critical early stage funding for high risk technology development. Over $2.5B is available each year from 11 federal agencies. Called "America's Seed Fund", SBIR/STTR represents 25% of all funding available for small early stage tech firms. Grants of $150K to $1.5M allow feasibility to be proved and product development and testing to begin, with a goal towards commercialization.
Feb
21

SBIR Intro & NIH Proposal Prep Workshop

February 21, 2017
Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM This workshop presents a brief intro to the SBIR/STTR programs at all 11 agencies, followed by an in depth discussion of the SBIR proposal preparation process at the National Institutes of Health. Options to attend the morning SBIR Intro session only, or the full day NIH workshop!
Feb
22

NSF SBIR/STTR Proposal Tips Crash Course

February 22, 2017
Time:08:30 AM - 12:30 PM This condensed half day session presents a brief intro to the SBIR/STTR programs, followed by highlights of the most important aspects of planning and developing an SBIR Proposal for the National Science Foundation. Especially helpful to those targeting the June 2017 NSF SBIR/STTR deadlines.

EMERGE 2016

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CIT kicks off EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology, an expansion of the successful pilot begun last year that accelerates the delivery of the latest innovative wearable technologies for first responders.

More details can be found on our
official announcement.