Innovation Commercialization Assistance (ICAP)

The Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP) assists Virginia-based technology and innovation-driven startups on their path to success.

Supporting startups – from ideation, all the way through seeking Series A level of funding and beyondICAP services are offered at no cost to participants and all advising is strictly confidential. Experiential learning programs and one-on-one advising with our experienced team of ICAP Mentors, have created a long track record of success for our clients. Through ICAP, our clients: learn how to validate their business model before investing, connect with subject matter experts, deeply understand their marketplace and competition, and make industry and funder connections. 

Headshot of Lasondra Gray reads "Reflections Image Center and Skincare Institute Leesburg"

“The SBDC connected me to the Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP), and I was able to get my product out to local hospitals...Our product concept was selected for invitation to the National Science Foundation’s Project Pitch.”

- LaSondra Gray, owner of Reflections Image Center and Skincare Institute in Leesburg