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’s Marco Rubin to Serve as Judge for 2019 Startup Showdown at AUVSI XPONENTIAL

Senior Investment Director will help select the winner of a competition for early-stage, disruptive unmanned systems companies.​

CIT GAP Funds Invests in 4stay to Increase Lodging Opportunities on College Campuses

Online marketplace for student housing connects students, interns, and professionals with local hosts, roommates, and room providers

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Metallum3D to Increase the Accessibility of Cost Effective Metal 3D Printing

Startup offers affordable metal 3D printing materials and services to reduce the traditional limitations of this technology​

Events

May
14

Prep to Win DOD SBIR Funding, Norfolk, VA

May 14, 2019
Time:08:30 AM - 01:30 PM This half-day workshop discusses how the DOD SBIR program works, how to plan your approach, how to plan your technology insertion, and how to use SBIR to secure large sole source contracts. This session will also present DOD proposal resources available from the Virginia PTAP network and the Center for Innovative Technology.
May
15

Prep to Win DOD SBIR Funding, Fairfax, VA

May 15, 2019
Time:08:30 AM - 01:30 PM This half-day workshop discusses how the DOD SBIR program works, how to plan your approach, how to plan your technology insertion, and how to use SBIR to secure large sole source contracts. This session will also present DOD proposal resources available from the Virginia PTAP network and the Center for Innovative Technology.

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