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 Unmanned Systems Advisory Board Members Lead Ground-Breaking Initiative

DroneUp Awarded First Multi-State ContractProviding Public Sector Access to Drone Services

State Agencies Gain Greater Access To Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Services

CIT, The Center for Innovative Technology, announced today a ground-breaking contract that will improve state agency access to unmanned aerial systems...

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Babylon Micro-Farms to Empower Sustainable Urban Agriculture

Entrepreneurs pioneer a new business model for accessible indoor agriculture through on-demand farming service using patented IoT technology.

Events

Oct
16

NIH & NSF SBIR Phase I, II & Commercializaiton Workshop

October 16, 2019-October 17, 2019
All Day Event This two day workshop provides detailed Phase I, II & phase III preparation tips for the NSF and NIH SBIR/STTR programs, Other special guest speakers will cover topics relevant to early stage technology companies, including state SBIR proposal support, state grant funding programs, state investment funding, cost control systems, R&D Tax Credits, IP protections, Federal contracting support, and more!

Sneak Peek!
CRCF FY2020 Solicitation

The next CRCF opportunity is right around the corner. 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/preview/
for more information.

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