For Virginia businesses, entrepreneurs, universities, and research centers that have innovations and technologies they want to take to market, ICAP provides the guidance and information crucial to understanding how to successfully commercial the product or service.For Virginia businesses, entrepreneurs, universities, and research centers that have innovations and technologies they want to take to market, ICAP provides the guidance and information crucial to understanding how to successfully commercial the product or service.

Participants selected for ICAP receive a FREE Client Market Assessment (CMA), developed by technology and marketing experts in the specific industry sectors of the participants. The CMA includes:

  • SWOT analysis
  • Summary
  • Grade
  • Recommended next steps

Companies whose innovations are viable and close to launching will also receive FREE counseling from subject-matter experts in their specific areas.

Companies will also receive assistance with gaining financial support, including help with developing SBIR and STTR grants and introductions to potential investors, as appropriate.

Industry sectors covered in the ICAP program include:

Clean Technologies

  • Power generation
  • SmartGrid technology
  • Renewable fuel
  • Mining
  • EnergyStar
  • Other emerging technologies
Modeling & Simulations

  • Military and defense
  • Homeland security
  • Social sociences
  • Healthcare and medicine
  • Game-based learning
Biometrics

  • Authentication processes
  • Forensics
  • Behavioral technologies