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 Makes Follow-On Investment in 4stay to Support Rapid Growth

Arlington, Va.-based startup earns additional funding for continued global expansion of online student housing marketplace.​

Center for Innovative Technology and Commonwealth Chief Data Officer Announce Statewide Survey to Develop Data Governance Policy for Virginia

Commonwealth cities and counties invited to participate in Data Governance Survey​

Virginia Center for Unmanned Systems at CIT Launched Regional UAS Public Safety Workshop

First of Several Scheduled Events in 2019 to Promote Drone Capabilities and UAS Development​

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CRCF FY2019 Award Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the organizations and Principal Investigators who have been named award recipients of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF)'s FY2019 solicitation. To see the list of winners from this and prior rounds, visit: 
https://www.cit.org/initiatives/crcf-awards/.

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