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

MACH37 Portfolio Company Atomicorp Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding

MACH37 is pleased to announce that Atomicorp, Inc., a developer of industry leading solutions for the protection and support of cloud servers and Internet...

MACH37 Portfolio Company Cyber Algorithms Announces Acquisition

The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator is pleased to announce that Cyber Algorithms, a network security analytics company, has been acquired by Thycotic, a provider...

CIT and Virginia Tech Release New Broadband Availability Map

CIT announced today that the latest edition of the Virginia Broadband Availability Map has been released and includes several new dynamic features. The...

Events

Dec
08

SBIR Into & Proposal Tips for NIH & DOD

December 08, 2016
Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM This workshop presents an intro to the SBIR/STTR programs at all 11 participating federal agencies, followed by special tips on the two largest SBIR agencies – DOD and NIH. Attend all or part of this workshop. Learn what SBIR is all about, then how your research may apply to NIH or DOD. A special CIT Funding Sources session concludes the day.
Dec
09

Fundng Tips for Women Tech Entrepreneurs & Researchers

December 09, 2016
Time:08:30 AM - 11:30 AM A special discussion by women, for women, presenting special tips on how they funded their technology business. Current and prospective tech based women business owners and female university researchers are invited to attend this session. Hear how these successful female entrepreneurs have funded their startups, including self-funded “bootstrapping” of home-based business, angel and venture capital, federal SBIR grants, crowd-funding, and other sources.
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!

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.