CIT Extends FY2015 Solicitation For CRCF Deadline
Friday, November 14, 2014
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) opened solicitation on November 14, 2014 for the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY2015. The Letter of Intent (LOI) deadline has been extended to noon on Friday, December 19, 2014 and the complete application due Friday, January 30, 2015. Award announcements are planned for early June 2015.
Governor McAuliffe and the General Assembly appropriated $2.8 million to the CRCF for FY2015 for programs targeting Virginia's public and private colleges and universities, the private sector, nonprofit research institutions, and political subdivisions. Six programs are being offered during this solicitation: Commercialization, Eminent Researcher Recruitment, Facilities Enhancement Loan, Matching Funds, SBIR Matching Funds, and STTR Matching Funds.
Lunch and Learn sessions were held on November 19-21 in Norfolk, Richmond and McLean.
To learn more about this solicitation, view guidelines and resources, and apply for funding, visit http://www.cit.org/initiatives/crcf/fy2015-solicitation/.