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

Governor McAuliffe Announces FY2017 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2.7 million in funding to support 40 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing...

CIT GAP Funds Receives Regional Impact Award

CIT has been recognized by (ACG National Capital with the ‘Regional Impact Award’, for the CIT GAP Funds team’s 2016 contributions to the economic development...

Governor McAuliffe Announces Establishment of Commonwealth’s Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the establishment of the Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence to champion the expansion of this important industry...

Events

Jun
28

Smart City Work's S17 Demo Day

June 28, 2017
Time:01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Join us for the Smart City Works Actuator's Demo Day for the inaugural Spring 2017 Cohort!

Governor McAuliffe Announces 2017 Research Commercialization Awards

On June 5th, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced $2.7 million in funding to support 40 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing targeted areas of promising research commercialization, including advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, energy, environment, information technology, life sciences and unmanned systems.

To view the full list of FY17 recipients, visit our CRCF Recipients Homepage.

Autonomous Systems CoE

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On May 11th, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the establishment of an Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence to champion the expansion of this important industry in the Commonwealth.

To learn more about the CoE, visit:
vus.virginia.gov/autonomous-systems-coe/