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Governor Ralph Northam Announces 2018 Outstanding STEM Award Recipients

CRCF FY2017 award recipient, Dr. Samy El-Shall from VCU, has been named a 2017 Outstanding Scientist of the Year.

Bird behavior may help solve human problems

Dr. John Swaddle, CRCF FY14 Recipient and Professor of Biology at W&M, provides insight on how his team is using sound to save birds and agricultural assets

VT team develops novel 3-D printed high-performance polymer that could be used in space

A Virginia Tech team has recently received considerable press on their work in 3D printing, as, notably, their discovery on the mSl of the polyimide Kapton...

Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

The Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) accelerates innovation and economic growth in Virginia by advancing solutions to important state, national, and international problems through technology research, development, and commercialization.

ACCESS CRCF FY2018 PROGRAM INFORMATION

The $2.5 million FY2018 solicitation is underway and projects being considered for funding are under review. Award announcements are planned for early June 2018. The content and materials found within the FY2018 program pages, via the link above, are for informational purposes only.

If you would like to be added to the CRCF listserv for future announcements and funding opportunities, click here.

Proposals submitted to CRCF undergo a multi-stage review process, which includes award recommendations made by the Research and Technology Investment Advisory Committee (RTIAC) to the CIT Board of Directors and culminates with award decisions made by the Board. CRCF awards contribute to the Commonwealth’s overall plan to enhance economic development through technology research and commercialization and, as such, CRCF awards must further the goals set forth in the Commonwealth Research and Technology Strategic RoadmapIn addition to identifying research areas worthy of economic development and institutional focus, the Roadmap provides a framework for aligning key industry sectors within the state, as prioritized by the research community, which includes but is not limited to the private sector, academia, and economic development professionals.

Since its inception in FY2012, CRCF has announced more than 270 awards. View the growing list of recipients, including our FY2017 awardees.

CRCF Annual Reports are available on Virginia’s Legislative Information System (LIS)’s website. View the FY2017 CRCF Annual Report.

For questions, please contact crcf@cit.org.


 

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