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JMU XLabs
Students, faculty and community members converge at JMU X-Labs to develop uncommon ideas through uncommon partnerships. Bringing unique ideas from disparate disciplines, they collaborate to solve real problems in innovative ways.
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University Libraries Innovation Services - MADLab
MADLab offers FREE, FUN, 1 to 2-hour workshops created and taught by JMU peer teachers to help other JMU students learn skills and software for creating videos or podcasts and using video and photography equipment. 
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Resources outside of JMU

SVC is a non-profit membership organization for tech users and creators. Regular monthly events, such as luncheons and after-hour Tech On The Square enable networking and collaboration.
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CIT's Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) accelerates innovation and economic growth in Virginia by advancing solutions to important state, national, and international problems through technology research, development, and commercialization.
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There are two small business focused government programs that are available to assist in transitioning technology out of the lab:

  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

    A highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization.
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  • Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

    Another program that expands funding opportunities in the federal innovation research and development (R&D) arena.
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This program can also help you extend your focus beyond the laboratory and onto the development of your potential company.
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Virginia's General Assembly has dedicated funds through the Virginia Research Investment Fund (VRIF) to be used to promote research and development excellence in the Commonwealth and foster innovative and collaborative research, development, and commercialization efforts in projects and programs with a high potential for economic development and job creation opportunities in order to position the Commonwealth as a national leader in science-based and technology-based research, development, and commercialization.
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