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CIT, Smart City Works announce launch of @ Herndon

CIT has partnered with Smart City Works, Inc. to launch Smart City Works @ Herndon.


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CIT releases 2016 annual report on research commercialization

The Center for Innovative Technology announced the release of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund annual report for FY2016.


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CIT, Virginia Tech release new broadband availability map

The Center for Innovative Technology announced that the latest edition of the Virginia Broadband Availability Map has been released.


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Center for Innovative Technology announces new appointments to IEIA, CIT Board of Directors

The Center for Innovative Technology announced the election of Michael Steed, Founder and Managing Partner of Paladin Capital Group, as Chairman.


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Virginia announces last call to log Internet needs

The Center for Innovative Technology announced that the last day for citizens to participate in the RUOnlineVA campaign is Friday, August 15th.


Virginia Tech’s Center for Geospatial Information and Technology provides governor’s office means to assess state’s broadband coverage

The Center for Geospatial Information and Technology is working towards the goal of bringing broadband to Virginia’s underserved areas.


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CIT invests in Tenant Turner Inc.

The Center for Innovative Technology announced Wednesday that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in Tenant Turner, Inc.


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CIT announces new members to the IEIA Board of Directors, CIT Board of Directors

The Center for Innovative Technology announced today the newly appointed members of the CIT Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of its parent authority, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA).


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CIT announces FY2016 solicitation for Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

The Center for Innovative Technology announced the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2016. The solicitation opens on October 30, 2015 and Letters of Intent (LOIs) are due by Friday, December 4. Award announcements are planned for early June 2016.


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Governor McAuliffe announces new CEO for the Center for Innovative Technology

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the selection of Ed Albrigo as the next president and CEO for the Center for Innovative Technology.


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CIT announces demo day for EMERGE wearable technology program

The Center for Innovative Technology announced this week that this year’s EMERGE Accelerator program will culminate with a Demo Day in San Francisco on September 23rd.


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CIT releases whitepaper for broadband expansion in Virginia

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) released today the whitepaper, “Improving Broadband Access and Utilization in Virginia: Recommendations for Locality-led Broadband Initiatives in Virginia.”


CIT GAP Funds invests in PockitShip

The Center for Innovative Technology announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has led a new round of investment in PockitShip, the Uber-like, on-demand pickup and delivery service targeting the heavy goods shipping market.


CIT and MACH37™ Cyber Accelerator hold demo day for cyber startups

At its fourth Demo Day on June 2, the Center for Innovative Technology and the MACH37™ Cyber Accelerator hosted over 120 investors to hear pitches from entrepreneurs of cybersecurity startups.


MACH37 Cyber Accelerator accepting applications for fall 2015 session

The MACH37™ Cyber Accelerator has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security startups and security entrepreneurs for its Fall 2015 (F15) Cohort beginning September 8.


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CIT launches EMERGE! Accelerator initiative

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the creation of EMERGE! Accelerating Wearable Tech for First Responders to speed the delivery of the latest innovative wearable technologies for responders.


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CIT releases Virginia 2014 Libraries Broadband Assessment

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the results of its 2014 Virginia Libraries Broadband Assessment, which assesses the speeds, costs and uses of broadband in libraries across the Commonwealth.


CIT announces chief executive officer to step down

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that after a successful tenure that transformed the state-chartered non-profit, President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Jobse will resign at year-end to return to the private sector.


CIT invests in digital healthcare information security startup

The Center for Innovative Technology announced this week that its CIT GAP Funds invested in Ostendio, Inc., an Arlington-based startup that delivers affordable information security & privacy compliance solutions to digital health companies.


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CIT releases broadband wwardee impact report

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced that its CIT Broadband service line released the second annual Broadband Investment Economic Impact Assessment.


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New accelerator countering cyber attacks by growing new companies

The Center for Innovative Technology announced today that after 16 months in operation, its MACH37™ Cyber Accelerator has launched 17 new cyber security companies.


CIT announces FY2015 solicitation for Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund

The Center for Innovative Technology announced the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Request for Proposals for FY2015.


CIT invests in Blue Triangle Technologies Inc.

The Center for Innovative Technology announced this week that its CIT GAP Funds closed an investment in Blue Triangle Technologies Inc., a Richmond-based company.


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CIT releases updated Commonwealth Research and Technology Strategic Roadmap

The Center for Innovative Technology announced the release of the Commonwealth Research and Technology Strategic Roadmap for fiscal year 2015.


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CIT announces release of broadband adoption guide

The Center for Innovative Technology announced this week the release of broadband awareness and adoption resources filled with strategies to assist local and regional governments.


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CIT releases annual report on research commercialization in Virginia

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced this week the release of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) annual report for FY2014, showing growth in new patents, products and innovative companies.


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CIT GAP Funds invests in Biotherapeutics Inc.

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced that its CIT GAP Funds closed an investment in Biotherapeutics, Inc., a Blacksburg-based company advancing therapeutics to treat inflammation and diabetes.


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CIT announces Virginia’s fall 2014 SBIR/STTR training schedule

The Center for Innovative Technology announced the Fall 2014 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Training Schedule.


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CIT GAP Funds invests in CargoSense

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced this week that its CIT GAP Funds closed an investment in CargoSense, a Reston-based startup offering a big data and analytics product to healthcare logistics providers.


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CIT GAP Funds invests in PhosImmune

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced this week that it closed an investment in PhosImmune, a Charlottesville-based clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapeutic cancer vaccines.


CIT awarded subcontract to support ocean research

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced a $50,000 subcontract with Rutgers University to provide site support for six high frequency (HF) radar systems along the Virginia-Maryland coast, as part of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS) project.


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White paper: The cybersecurity market is ripe for angel investment

The MACH37™ Accelerator released a white paper today highlighting the rapidly expanding market for IT security innovation, the attractiveness of this segment for early stage investment, and the benefits offered by vertical market-focused venture accelerators to angel investors who want to participate in the sector.


CIT announces Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund 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.


SUNRNR Spring into Preparedness Sweepstakes winners announced

Winners in a recent sweepstakes sponsored by SUNRNR “SunRunner” of Virginia, Incorporated, a Harrisonburg-based solar generator manufacturer were announced just in time to help with preparation for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season.


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McDonnell announces launch of the Commonwealth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Tuesday the launch of the Commonwealth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System (IEMS), a web-based portal to track the performance of Virginia’s innovation economy.


Center invests in UVa.-based medical startup

The Center for Innovative Technology announced today a $50,000 investment in University of Virginia-based start-up Rivanna Medical, a company specializing in portable, low-cost, radiation-free X-ray replacement technology based on medical ultrasound. CIT President and CEO Pete Jobse said, “Rivanna Medical’s ultrasound technology platform is innovative, applicable, and relevant to what clinicians want and need – […]


CIT, Tech Councils to host information sessions for entrepreneurs with emerging technology companies.

The Center for Innovative Technology announced today that it has received $4 million for its GAP Funds as part of Gov. McDonnell’s and the General Assembly’s budget package, and $2 million from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy through the U.S. Department of Energy American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to identify and fund […]