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 2016 Research Commercialization Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today $3.4 million in funding to support 48 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing...

CIT Announces that CIT GAP Funds Company WireTough Gets National Engineers’ (ASME) Approval for New Renewable Energy Storage Technology

CIT announced today that its CIT GAP Funds portfolio company, WireTough Cylinders LLC, a leading U.S. and worldwide manufacturer of patented wire-wrapped...

Governor McAuliffe Announces Crowdsourcing Initiative to Map Broadband Access in Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a new statewide initiative to better understand where Virginia has the largest gaps in broadband coverage. The...

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WBJ Feature Article:
Capital Starts with CIT

The busiest backer in the D.C. region in 2015 ain't your typical VC: It’s Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to economic development in the Commonwealth.

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