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 and Smart City Works Announce the Launch of New Smart City Actuator @ Herndon

CIT announced today that it has partnered with Smart City Works, Inc. to launch Smart City Works @ Herndon, the world’s first business actuator, a new...

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...

Events

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.
Feb
23

SBIR Intro & NSF Proposal Prep Workshop

February 23, 2017
Time:08:30 AM - 04:30 PM This workshop presents an 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 Science Foundation. Options to attend the morning SBIR Intro session only, or the full day NSF workshop!
Feb
24

NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Tips Crash Course

February 24, 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 Institutes of Health (NIH). Especially helpful to those targeting the April 5, 2017 NIH SBIR/STTR deadlines. Learn how NIH SBIR/STTR can be used to fund your early stage and startup company with up to $1.5M in non-dilutive funding.

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.