Do you need funding to advance an early-stage technology? Will a $50k or $100k grant help commercialize your product or service? If your work is in one or more of these sectors – Advanced Manufacturing, Cyber Security, Energy, Environment, IT, Life Sciences, or Unmanned Systems – keep reading!

The Commonwealth of Virginia’s multi-million dollar CRCF grant program may be exactly what you need. CRCF supports companies, higher education, and nonprofit research institutes. The FY17 Request for Proposals is open, and you have until November 10 to submit a Letter of Intent. Learn about CRCF funding opportunities, next steps for applicants, and get contact information if you have questions via the above link.

Read the Center for Innovative Technologies (CIT) press release.

About the Author
Nancy Vorona
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VP Research Investment
As leader of CIT's Research Investment team, Nancy Vorona focuses on establishing and strengthening technology industry clusters in Virginia. She is responsible for developing the Commonwealth Research & Technology Strategic Roadmap and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System (IEMS), and she manages the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF). She also leads CIT's translational research initiatives in areas such as marine sciences, energy, and national security.