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 Receives SBA’s FAST Funding Award

CIT announced today that it has been awarded a grant from the U.S Small Business Administration to focus on improving specific aspects of SBIR/STTR awards...

MACH37 Announces SAP National Security Services, Inc.® as Platinum Sponsor

The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator announced today that SAP National Security Services, Inc.® (SAP NS2®) has agreed to participate as a MACH37 Platinum Sponsor....

CIT Assists Powhatan County with Broadband Assessment and Expansion Plan

CIT announced today a major step in its collaborative work with Powhatan County in which a countywide broadband assessment was conducted in order to identify...

Events

Oct
04

SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Essentials with NSF Focus

October 04, 2016
All Day Event The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $2.6 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. Join SBIR/STTR expert, Becky Aistrup, and learn SBIR/STTR program basics, including eligibility requirements, the difference between SBIR and STTR, participating agencies and tips for success. Session will focus on the National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR programs.
Oct
04

CIT Funding Programs Overivew

October 04, 2016
Time:04:15 PM - 05:30 PM The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) supports Virginia based entrepreneurs and university researchers through three key funding programs: These programs are: the GAP Fund, Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF), and the SBIR / STTR Support Program. This special session will provide details on each of these programs, how to engage with CIT on these programs, and what the next steps are.
Oct
05

SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Essentials with NIH Focus

October 05, 2016
All Day Event The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $2.6 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. Join SBIR/STTR expert, Becky Aistrup, and learn SBIR/STTR program basics, including eligibility requirements, the difference between SBIR and STTR, participating agencies and tips for success. Session will focus on the National Institutes of Health SBIR/STTR programs.

IN MEMORIAM: JOHN C. HERR, UVA CHAMPION OF TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

John C. Herr, 68, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health, died unexpectedly on Saturday. CIT was honored to work with John for many years. A memorial service, open to the public, will be held Oct. 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the University Chapel.

For more information, visit the UVA Today website.

CIT Releases CRCF FY2017 Preview

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Move your technology from lab to market! Approximately $2.8 million is available to award to Virginia's private sector, higher education, federal research facilities, and other research organizations. The RFP will be released in early October. For full details, visit the CRCF FY2017 Preview page.

For questions, emails crcf@cit.org.

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 at www.cit.org/emerge.