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 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.
The IEMS is a web-based portal that uses key metrics and outcomes to track the performance of Virginia’s innovation economy.
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 initiatives help jurisdictions develop strategies and locate funding to install broadband technologies into under served areas.
CIT is pleased to announce that Jennifer O’Daniel, Investment Director, will speak at the 2018 Alberta Innovates Future of Cyber Security Symposium in...
CIT announced today the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2019.
CIT announced today that it has hired Tracy Tynan as the new Director of the Virginia Center for Unmanned Systems. Tynan joins CIT with more than 15 years...
In October, CIT will host a series of events throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to provide an overview of funding sources and programs available for Virginia-based researchers and entrepreneurs. Events are scheduled for Abingdon, Blacksburg, Charlottesville, Danville, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, Norfolk, Northern Virginia, Richmond, Roanoke, Sweet Briar, Williamsburg and Wise.
For more details, view our latest announcement.
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