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.

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.

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.

News

Governor Northam Announces Creation of the Virginia Founders Fund

Governor Ralph Northam announces the creation of the Virginia Founders Fund, a new seed-stage fund that increases access to venture capital in Virginia....

CIT Issues Request for Innovators for Smart City Innovation Lab

CIT announced a Request for Innovators (RFI) for the Smart Cities Internet of Things Innovation (SCITI) Labs. CIT, in partnership with the U.S. Department...

Governor McAuliffe Announces CIT-VITA Partnership to Link Technology Companies with State Government

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has partnered with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency...

Events

Apr
20

William and Mary National Security Conference 2018

April 20, 2018
Time:08:15 AM - 05:15 PM How can diverse agencies work together to address important national security challenges? This conference will examine impediments to effective inter-agency cooperation and strategies for overcoming them. It will engage a broad range of participants, including experts from military and civilian departments, as well as scholars and graduate and undergraduate students. A mix of panels and interactive presentations will cover many aspects of Whole of Government.
Apr
25

2018 Mid Atlantic SBIR/STTR & Commercialization Conference

April 25, 2018-April 26, 2018
All Day Event Make plans to attend the only SBIR/STTR conference the Washington DC/Maryland/Virginia region in 2018! This special two-day conference will feature special presentations on "America's Seed Fund" -- the SBIR and STTR programs.

SCITI Labs: Request for Innovators

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CIT and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) recently launched the Smart City IoT Innovation (SCITI) lab to prototype IoT and smart city technologies for first responders.
For more information on the application process, visit: www.cit.org/sciti/rfi.