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 Announces Innovative Smart City Initiative

The Center for Innovative Technology announced today a new partnership with George Washington University and 22 Capital Partners that will lead development...

CIT Announces the Second Round of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the U.S. Department of Energy Pacific...

CIT Announces Winners in Apps4VA High School Apps Development Challenge

CIT, in partnership with the Virginia Longitudinal Data System (VLDS), announced today the winners of the 2016 Apps4VA software application (app) development...

Events

Sep
01

RBTC's 'The ABC's of Emotional Intelligence'

September 01, 2016
Time:11:30 AM - 01:30 PM Join RBTC on September 1 for the WoTECH (Women in Technology) as guests explore the critical need for 'emotional intelligence' (E.I.) in our personal and professional lives with Dr. Patrice M Weiss, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Carilion Clinic and Professor of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.
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.

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.

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.

To read the full article:
Visit WBJ Online or view the PDF Graphic.