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

CIT GAP Funds 2019 Impact Report Showcases $28.8 Million in Capital Deployed to Date

Investments have supported the creation of over 6,000 jobs throughout the Commonwealth​

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Jeeva to Decentralize and Improve Clinical Trial Operations

Startup takes clinical trials to patients’ homes using digital health technologies to help bring more innovative medicines to market

Center for Innovative Technology Announces Successful Completion of Statewide Data Town Halls with the Commonwealth’s Chief Data Officer

This week, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) and The Chief Data Officer (CDO), for the Commonwealth of Virginia, Carlos Rivero announced the success...

Events

Jan
23

Dept. of Education SBIR Overview WEBINAR

January 23, 2020
Time:01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Ed Metz, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Manager for the Institute of Education Sciences at the US Department of Education will present an overview of their SBIR program. Included will be tips for first timers, what the process is at Dept. of Education, how much funding they provide in their awards, the mission of their program, and what their expectations are for award winners regarding commercialization and customer engagement.
Jan
29

VABA 2020 Aviation, UAS, & Aerospace Legislative Reception

January 29, 2020
Time:06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Mar
05

NIST SBIR Overview WEBINAR

March 05, 2020
Time:01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Mary Clague, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Manager for the National Institute of Standards & Technology, will present an overview of their SBIR program. Included will be tips for first timers, what the process is at NIST, how much funding they provide in their awards, the mission of their program, and what their expectations are for award winners regarding commercialization and customer engagement. An overview of the 2020 SBIR solicitation will also be presented!

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FY2020 LOI Decisions

Decisions regarding Letters of Intent (LOIs) were issued on Friday, December 13. Correspondence was sent through the CRCF portal to the individual responsible for submitting the online LOI. Please check your 'Spam' folder if the email is not immediately visible. If you did not receive your notification, please reach out to the CRCF team at crcf@cit.org and reference your organization name and PI's last name or the project's Request ID. Questions for those applicants not invited to submit a full application will be fielded in mid-January, once feedback letters have been provided.


Check out: www.cit.org/initiatives/crcf/fy2020/
for more information on this round.

Virginia Founders Fund

The Virginia Founders Fund is designed to promote collaboration and support for regionally based innovation initiatives and to increase investment opportunities for entrepreneurs traditionally underrepresented in venture capital.  The Fund is dedicated to investments in minorities, women, and veterans across the Commonwealth, or other entrepreneurs located in regions outside of Northern Virginia.
For more information, visit: www.cit.org/virginiafoundersfund