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

Aug
14

Developing Your NIH SBIR/STTR Commercialization Strategy -- WEBINAR 4 of 5

August 14, 2015
Time:11:00 AM - 12:30 PM NOTE: This session was originally set for July 28. Session 4 of a 5 Part NIH SBIR/STTR Webinar Series. To be eligible for SBIR/STTR funding your state-of-the-art technology must have commercial potential. Applicants must know their market size, characteristics, customers and competitors and how their innovation will address an unmet need. This session deals with how to approach these topics and what information you'll need to determine financial projections and the impact of your product.
Aug
18

Formidable Forms, Pushing the Button & Tracking your NIH SBIR/STTR Submission -- WEBINAR 5 of 5

August 18, 2015
Time:11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Session 5 of a 5 Part NIH SBIR/STTR Webinar Series. This webinar provides important information about identifying and completing the required forms for an SBIR/STTR submission to the National Institutes of Health as well as how to navigate the electronic submission process. You will learn how to avoid common mistakes and make corrections, formatting pointers, and how to track your submission. Instructor: Kris Bergman, BBC ETC.
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.

Governor McAuliffe Launches Statewide Virtual Datathon Challenge

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 Compete in a virtual hackathon by building an innovative app using state open data and you could win the chance to pitch it to the Governor as well as key policymakers, innovative investors, and top entrepreneurs.

For more information, visit:
http://data.virginia.gov/datathon-2015/virtual-challenge/


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.