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, CGIT Release DataCardinal Speed Test Tool

In partnership with the Center for Geospatial Information Technology (CGIT) at Virginia Tech, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has announced...

CIT Releases Whitepaper for Broadband Expansion in Virginia

CIT released today the whitepaper, “Improving Broadband Access and Utilization in Virginia: Recommendations for Locality-led Broadband Initiatives in Virginia.”...

CIT GAP Funds Invests in PockitShip

CIT announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has led a new round of investment in PockitShip, the Uber-like, on-demand pickup and delivery service targeting...

Events

Sep
10

Intellectual Property Protection & Licensing Strategies for Small Businesses - WEBINAR

September 10, 2015
Time:01:00 PM - 02:15 PM This webinar is ideal for small tech firms, university researchers with small businesses, and university PostDocs considering licensing technology from the university.
Sep
14

SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep

September 14, 2015-September 16, 2015
Time:08:30 AM - 12:30 PM CIT is pleased to present an SBIR/STTR Overview and Proposal Prep workshop on Sept. 14 at Hampton University and Sept. 15 at Old Dominion Univ. Pick the session that fits your needs. Each day presents an All Agency SBIR/STTR Overview followed by a detailed discussion of developing a proposal to the National Science foundation. Sept. 16 presents a half day SBIR/STTR Commercialization workshop from 8:30AM-12:30PM at Old Dominion Univ. in Norfolk at no extra cost.
Oct
01

RBTC Fall Gala 2015

October 01, 2015
Time:06:00 PM - 10:30 PM The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council is excited to present the first ever Fall Gala Casino Night! Join for networking, games, and prizes as you mingle with the best and brightest in the region's technology community.

CIT Launches EMERGE

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In partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), CIT has launched the EMERGE Accelerator Initiative to speed the delivery of the latest innovative wearable technologies to first responders.

More details at www.cit.org/emerge.