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May 09, 2018 06:10 PM

US Department of Transportation Announces Virginia Wins Bid to Participate in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration have announced Virginia's selection as a participant in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program. The Program helps tackle the most significant challenges to integrating drones into the national airspace to reduce risks to public safety and security.

 
May 04, 2018 07:48 PM

Pioneering new 3-D cancer model to speed new treatments

Spotlight on CRCF FY13 Recipient - HemoShear

 
May 02, 2018 07:47 PM

Innovative Water Purification System for Space Exploration Wins National Commercialization Award

Pancopia, an FY2016 CRCF awardee, wins the Federal Lab Consortium National 2018 Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year Award, based on work with NASA.

 
Apr 15, 2018 01:56 PM

Governor Ralph Northam Announces 2018 Outstanding STEM Award Recipients

CRCF FY2017 award recipient, Dr. Samy El-Shall from VCU, has been named a 2017 Outstanding Scientist of the Year.

 
Apr 12, 2018 08:23 PM

Governor Northam Announces Creation of the Virginia Founders Fund

Governor Ralph Northam announces the creation of the Virginia Founders Fund, a new seed-stage fund that increases access to venture capital in Virginia. The fund, administered by CIT, promotes further collaboration and support for regionally based innovation initiatives and increases investment opportunities for Virginia-based entrepreneurs traditionally underrepresented in venture capital.

 
Mar 22, 2018 02:41 PM

Bird behavior may help solve human problems

Dr. John Swaddle, CRCF FY14 Recipient and Professor of Biology at W&M, provides insight on how his team is using sound to save birds and agricultural assets

 
Mar 19, 2018 05:38 PM

VT team develops novel 3-D printed high-performance polymer that could be used in space

A Virginia Tech team has recently received considerable press on their work in 3D printing, as, notably, their discovery on the mSl of the polyimide Kapton stands as the highest temperature polymer 3D printed. The team has been featured in numerous outlets. Virginia Tech’s work was funded through CRCF in FY2012 to develop a micro-stereolithography (mSl) systems and nanocomposite photopolymers for the fabrication of 3D microscale nanocomposites.

 
Mar 13, 2018 08:27 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Tech to Receive $1.1 Million Grant from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Virginia Tech’s Dr. Rafael Davalos was the recipient of a $1.1M Virginia Research Investment Fund (VRIF) award to support a medical device that will use low-energy electric fields to treat brain tumors. Davalos, through his role in Virginia Tech and spin-out company VoltMed, is the recipient of multiple CRCF awards that has also helped develop this technology to its current stage.

 

Dr. Michael Friedlander Named One of 50 Most Influential Virginians

Dr. Michael Friedlander, VP for Health Sciences and Technology at Virginia Tech and Executive Director of the VT Carilion Research Institute, has been named one of the 50 most influential Virginians by Virginia Business. Friedlander is a multi-solicitation CRCF award recipient, namely for the Eminent Researcher Recruitment Program, through which he has recruited talented and connected researchers to Virginia Tech from institutions across the country, strengthening Tech’s research superiority.

 

Governor Northam Announces Virginia as Recipient of Smart Cities Grant

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia was been selected as a recipent of a 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant. The grant program, administered by the Smart Cities Council, sought applications from across North America and selected communities that are looking to apply new smart technologies to improve community livability, workability, sustainability, and resilience.

 
Feb 12, 2018 06:37 PM

Countering the Attack of the Drones

Justus Graham, CEO of Counter-Drone Research Corporation was interviewed in a June 2017 issue of Military Training and Simulation Magazine. CDRC is an FY2016 and FY2017 CRCF award recipient for their work to detect and localize rogue UAS and remotely seize control of the vehicle to force a safe landing.​

 

UVA Engineering Tapped to Lead $27.5 Million Center to Reinvent Computing

UVA recently announced the establishment of CRISP (Center for Research in Intelligent Storage and Processing in Memory), which will bring together researchers from eight universities to remove the separation between memories that store data and processers that operate on the data. CRCF funding helped UVa researchers develop the preliminary results that helped them become selected.

 
Jan 22, 2018 09:16 PM

418 Intelligence Corp. Receives $350K from DHS S&T to Create Platform to Spur Cybersecurity Controls Information-Sharing

CRCF FY2017 award recipient, 418 Intelligence Corp., has been awarded $350,000 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to develop a forecasting platform that will help critical infrastructure owners and system operators share and keep abreast of the latest developments in cybersecurity protection.

 
Jan 09, 2018 03:10 PM

CIT Issues Request for Innovators for Smart City Innovation Lab

CIT announced a Request for Innovators (RFI) for the Smart Cities Internet of Things Innovation (SCITI) Labs. CIT, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), TechNexus, and Smart City Works are seeking to prototype new internet of things (IoT) and smart city technologies for emergency response and management.

 
Nov 27, 2017 07:08 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces CIT-VITA Partnership to Link Technology Companies with State Government

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has partnered with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) to research, share and evaluate businesses who have made advancements in information technology (IT) that may be of value to state government. The partnership will be carried out by VITA’s Innovation Center of Excellence (ICE).

 
Nov 20, 2017 08:56 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces Initial Findings and Recommendations Report of the Virginia Smart Communities Working Group

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the release of the Initial Findings and Recommendations Report of the Virginia Smart Communities Working Group (VASC). This report is in response to Executive Directive 13 which created the working group to develop a strategy positioning Virginia as a leader in Smart Communities.

 
Oct 20, 2017 01:03 PM

CRCF Awardee - Ryzing Technologies Awarded $1.05 Million from U.S. Grant

Ryzing Technologies, a local research and development firm in Downtown Staunton specializing in engineered textiles, announced today that the company was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) to continue the development of an Adjustable, Reusable Platform for expeditionary military Shelters.​

 
Oct 19, 2017 07:13 PM

CIT hopes to speed up broadband access

Daily Progress Feature: The current mission of CIT’s Broadband Program is to accelerate the socio-economic growth of Virginia’s rural and underserved areas through the application and use of broadband telecommunications.

 
Oct 17, 2017 02:15 PM

CRCF Awardee - HemoShear Therapeutics Enters Into Exclusive Drug Discovery Partnership In Liver Diseases

HemoShear Therapeutics, which received FY2012 and FY2013 funding to develop and validate their baseline human vascular and liver surrogate biological systems for new drug discovery, announced a new partnership in liver disease drug discovery with Takeda.

 
Oct 17, 2017 01:11 PM

Eminent scholar in developmental neuroscience joins Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Albert Pan, Ph.D., moved his laboratory this summer from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University to join the VTCRI, where he also serves as the Commonwealth Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) Eminent Research Scholar in Developmental Neuroscience.

 
Oct 10, 2017 03:20 PM

MACH37 Opens Applications for Spring 2018 Session

The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Spring 2018 (S18) Cohort that begins on March 13th.

 
Oct 05, 2017 03:54 PM

CIT Announces FY2018 Solicitation for Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

CIT announced today the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2018.

 
Sep 28, 2017 04:20 PM

CRCF FY2016 awardee, Pancopia, Inc., receives Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year 2017 award from the FLC

CRCF FY2016 awardee, Pancopia, Inc., has been awarded an Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year 2017 award from the Federal Lab Consortium (FLC) for the development of a next-generation water purification system for NASA’s use on the International Space Station and future Mars missions. CRCF supported Pancopia’s NASA SBIR Phase I award for the development of this system, specifically adapting the technology to treat municipal wastewater.

 
Sep 25, 2017 06:22 PM

MACH37 Announces the Fall 2017 Class of Cybersecurity Startups

The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator announced today that it has selected six cybersecurity startups to participate in the Fall 2017 (F17) three-month mentorship-driven startup program.

 
Sep 07, 2017 02:15 PM

CIT & Slovakia Seek Smart City Subject Matter Experts

CIT is collaborating with Slovakia on a new smart city initiative to help bring cutting edge Slovakian technology companies to market in Virginia and the U.S. The team is currently seeking applications from Slovakian subject matter experts to help identify and evaluate new technologies to solve challenges in the Digitalization of City Administration, Public Services and Public Safety, and Transport management.

 
Aug 27, 2017 06:35 PM

CRCF Awardee - Springbok making the leap from lab to stadium

CRCF Awardee featured in Charlottesville Tomorrow

 
Aug 23, 2017 02:40 PM

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Advanced Aircraft Company

CIT announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in Advanced Aircraft Company (AAC), an aeronautical engineering and aircraft manufacturing company based in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

 
Aug 10, 2017 03:24 PM

Smart City Works Actuator Opens Applications for Fall 2017 Session

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) and the Smart City Works Actuator announced today they are seeking applications for the Fall 2017 (F17) Cohort session from entrepreneurs, startups, and companies with emerging products that are aimed at making cities smarter, more livable, and more resilient. The Fall 2017 Cohort session is an expansion built upon the successful Spring 2017 pilot program that was launched in March 2017.

 
Aug 07, 2017 05:23 PM

3 Time CRCF Recipient - HemoSonics LLC Acquired

HemoSonics recently announced their acquisition by the Stago Group, a French-headquartered company and leading player in the in-vitro diagnostics industry. HemoSonics is the recipient of three CRCF awards to advance their Hemostasis technology.

 
Jul 11, 2017 03:42 PM

MACH37 Cyber Accelerator Opens Applications for Fall 2017 Session

MACH37 has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Fall 2017 (F17) Cohort that begins on September 5th. ​

 
Jul 07, 2017 02:04 PM

CIT Announces Leadership Transition at MACH37 Cyber Accelerator

CIT today announced modifications to the management structure of the MACH37 Cyber Accelerator with Tom Weithman being named as President of MACH37, LLC, the entity that operates the accelerator. CIT also announced the additions of Jason Chen as Managing Director, Operations and Mary Beth Borgwing as Managing Director, Cyber.

 
Jul 05, 2017 06:24 PM

Swarm Of The Future — City Company Uses Artificial Intelligence To Analyze Swaths Of Data

CRCF Recipient and MACH37 Graduate - AxonAi featured in Daily News Record

 
Jul 01, 2017 05:16 PM

SoundPipe Therapeutics draws expertise from UVa, others to find cures

SoundPipe LLC, the recipient of multiple CRCF awards to advance their work on medical ultrasound imagery and drug delivery solutions, has been profiled by Charlottesville Tomorrow for their work with their novel GUIDE-Tx drug delivery platform

 

Governor McAuliffe Announces FY2017 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2.7 million in funding to support 40 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing targeted areas of promising research commercialization, including advanced manufacturing, cyber security, energy, environment, information technology, life sciences, and unmanned systems.

 
May 16, 2017 05:02 PM

CIT GAP Funds Receives Regional Impact Award

CIT has been recognized by (ACG National Capital with the ‘Regional Impact Award’, for the CIT GAP Funds team’s 2016 contributions to the economic development of the Greater Washington region.

 
May 11, 2017 04:25 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces Establishment of Commonwealth’s Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the establishment of the Autonomous Systems Center of Excellence to champion the expansion of this important industry in the Commonwealth. The Center, which will be operated by Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)...

 

Future Energy Electronics Center Team Places 3rd In Google Inverter Competition

Dr. Jason Lai, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech and FY2012 CRCF award recipient, led a team from Virginia Tech in the Google Little Box Challenge. The team’s focus was on the inverter design competition, and out of 2000+ team worldwide, Dr. Lai’s team was the only team from the U.S. and academic that was named a Top 3 Finalist.

 
Oct 04, 2016 04:45 PM

CIT Announces FY2017 Solicitation for Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

CIT announced today the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2017. The solicitation opens today and Letters of Intent (LOIs) are due by Thursday, November 10th. Award announcements are planned for early June 2017.

 
Aug 08, 2016 04:06 PM

CIT Announces the Second Round of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the U.S. Department of Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the kickoff of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology, an expansion of the successful pilot begun last year that accelerated the delivery of the latest innovative wearable technologies for first responders.

 
Jul 26, 2016 12:00 PM

CIT Releases Virginia’s 2016 Libraries Broadband Assessment

CIT announced today the results of its 2016 Virginia Libraries Broadband Assessment, which assesses the Internet speeds, associated costs, and connection quality of broadband in libraries across the Commonwealth and ultimately provided recommendations on how to improve broadband access and utilization.

 
Jul 07, 2016 01:14 PM

Virginia Announces Last Call to Log Internet Needs

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that the last day for citizens to participate in the RUOnlineVA campaign is Monday, August 15th .

 
Jun 10, 2016 05:45 PM

Governor McAuliffe Announces 2016 Research Commercialization Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today $3.4 million in funding to support 48 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing targeted areas of promising research commercialization, including cybersecurity, energy, data analytics, unmanned systems and life sciences.

 
May 19, 2016 11:59 AM

CIT Announces New Appointments to the Research and Technology Investment Advisory Committee

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the newly appointed members of the Commonwealth’s Research and Technology Investment Advisory Committee (RTIAC).

 
Jun 05, 2014 02:03 PM

CIT Announces Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) FY2014 Spring Solicitation Awards

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling nearly $3 million for the purpose of funding targeted areas of research with commercial promise. Twenty-seven organizations from academia and industry in the Commonwealth received this commercialization support, which is aligned with the Commonwealth Research and Technology (R&T) Strategic Roadmap.

 
 
Results: 44 Article(s) Found.

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