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

Virginia Loves Unmanned Systems

Virginia Senate Issues Joint Resolution 347 Commending The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) and the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership...

CIT GAP Funds Invests in DroneUp to Revolutionize Commercial Drone Pilot Services

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that CIT GAP Funds has invested in Chesapeake, VA based DroneUp, the creator of a patent-pending...

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 347, Offered January 31, 2019

Commending the Center for Innovative Technology's Center for Unmanned Systems and the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership.

Events

Feb
28

NIH SBIR/STTR Part 2: Proposal Preparation Essentials - WEBINAR

February 28, 2019
Time:01:00 PM - 02:00 PM This webinar takes you through necessary steps for collecting the application information and completing the proposal components. In addition, it provides practical tips on formatting and style as well as advice on pitfalls to avoid. Presenter: Andrea Johanson, PhD, Senior Principal Consultant, BBCetc
Mar
07

NIH SBIR/STTR Part 3: Developing the Budget - WEBINAR

March 07, 2019
Time:01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Developing the Budget: This session walks viewers through the development of an NIH project budget. Items discussed include what costs need to be included (direct, indirect, unallowable), understanding the different roles on a project, how to write a budget justification, and budget best practices. Presenter: Shannon Bass, Principal Consultant, BBCetc
Apr
24

NIH & NSF SBIR Proposal Workshop, Falls Church, VA

April 24, 2019
All Day Event This all-day training workshop is designed to provide in depth guidance on how to write a compelling SBIR/STTR Proposal to the National Science Foundation and/or the National Institutes of Health. Both agencies will be covered this session! Learn how the SBIR/STTR programs work, how to plan your approach, and follow a step-by-step process to writing a compelling NIH and/or NSF SBIR/STTR proposal.

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