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

MACH37 Cyber Accelerator Opens Applications for Fall 2017 Session

MACH37 has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Fall...

CIT Announces Leadership Transition at MACH37 Cyber Accelerator

CIT today announced modifications to the management structure of the MACH37 Cyber Accelerator with Tom Weithman being named as President of MACH37, LLC,...

Governor McAuliffe Announces FY2017 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2.7 million in funding to support 40 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing...

Events

Aug
17

SBIR/STTR Funding at DOD & DHS

August 17, 2017
Time:11:30 AM - 04:30 PM CIT and The Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program are proud to present this special intro to the SBIR and STTR programs. Event features presentations from several agencies, followed by one on one time. Learn what agencies participate in SBIR, eligibility rules, solicitation schedules, how contracting and granting agencies differ, and how to plan your approach to these important programs.
Aug
24

Funding Your Tech Startup -- State & Local Funding and Resources for Early Stage R&D

August 24, 2017
Time:11:00 AM - 05:30 PM SBIR funding is one of America’s most important funding sources for early stage technology development. With over $2.5B awarded each year, it is known as “America’s Seed Fund”. Learn about this special program, and how to include as part of a funding strategy to build your business. CIT’s funding support programs will also be presented, along with updates on the RAMP Accelerator, upcoming events from RBTC, and other local programs that support early staged technology firms.
Aug
25

Technology Funding Sources from CIT

August 25, 2017
Time:11:00 AM - 02:00 PM IT is pleased to collaborate with the Floyd Innovation Center to present this special event. Learn about the funding support programs available to Virginia companies through the Center for Innovative Technology. Hear a short intro to the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding programs, followed by an overview of the services available from the Floyd Innovation Center. Come learn about these valuable resources, enjoy lunch on us, & network with others in the tech community!

MACH37 Accepting Applications for F17

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MACH37 is now accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Fall 2017 (F17) Cohort that begins on September 5th .
To learn more, visit www.mach37.com.

Governor McAuliffe Announces 2017 Research Commercialization Awards

On June 5th, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced $2.7 million in funding to support 40 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing targeted areas of promising research commercialization, including advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, energy, environment, information technology, life sciences and unmanned systems.

To view the full list of FY17 recipients, visit our CRCF Recipients Homepage.