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 Invests in Kinometrix to Help Prevent Falls in Hospitals

Healthcare analytics company uses machine learning and wearable balance sensors to solve in-patient falls in U.S. hospitals.​

Governor Ralph Northam Honored Recipients and Leadership of Virginia's Research and Commercialization Funding Programs

Special Event Hosted at the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Buddy to Provide Accident Insurance for Outdoor Lifestyles

Richmond startup launched first on-demand accident insurance to help people fearlessly enjoy an active and outdoor lifestyle.​

Events

Dec
12

Lift Off: MACH37 Fall 2019 Launch Day

December 12, 2019
Time:03:00 PM - 07:00 PM What's Launch Day? Most accelerators like to call it Demo Day. We did too. But here at MACH37 we aren't emphasizing demos anymore, we're focusing the culminating event of our accelerator cohort on the journey our startups have taken the last three months and the direction they're headed now. Join these companies as they launch on December 12th and identify ways to partner during their next stage of flight!

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CRCF FY2020 Solicitation:
NOW OPEN!

The FY2020 solicitation RFP is out now! Are you commercializing an early-stage, high-potential technology in Virginia? Then CRCF may be for you!

Check out: www.cit.org/initiatives/crcf/fy2020/
for more information on available funding opportunities.

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