Monday, October 07, 2019
CRCF FY2020 Virtual Briefing: Region 1 and Beyond
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Learn about funding opportunities through the CRCF FY2020 solicitation and CIT GAP Funds, as well as available SBIR and STTR support. Opportunity for Q&A.
Join us on Monday, October 7, 2019 to learn about funding available through the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF), a Commonwealth of Virginia program managed by the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT).
During this virtual session, CIT staff will introduce the CRCF, a multi-million dollar technology commercialization grant program that helps drive economic growth in Virginia. The team will discuss the FY2020 round, which includes programs available to higher education, federal labs and other nonprofit research organizations, and the private sector. Topics will include eligibility criteria and the solicitation timeline, the Letter of Intent (LOI) -- a revised approach this year, the application, and tips for strong submissions.
Additionally, Rob Brooke, CIT’s Director of Federal Funding, will provide an overview of upcoming and planned SBIR / STTR workshops and available support for Virginia organizations and Jen O’Daniel, Investment Director for the CIT GAP Funds, will discuss their family of funds, including the Virginia Founders Fund (VFF), which focuses on investments in women-owned, veteran-owned, or minority-owned start-ups, as well as start-ups located in traditionally underserved regions of Virginia.
DATE: Monday, October 7
TIME: 3:00 - 4:30pm
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Please direct questions to the CRCF team at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information on the FY2020 solicitation is available via www.cit.org/initiatives/crcf/fy2020/preview/.