Virginia Department of Business Assistance

Secretary Jim Cheng talks about the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF), the R&D tax credit, and VSBFA.

Senator Mary Margaret Whipple (District 31) speaks about Senate Bill 974 and additional funds for VSBFA.

Virginia Business Magazine President & Publisher, Bernie Niemeier, recaps the session’s tax credits and transportation bills.
Volume 1
March 2011
What's New

During the first week of March Peter and VDBA staff made a trip through the southwest part of the Commonwealth. They were met by many allies and toured the facilities of several businesses; Novozymes, Inorganic Ventures, Evatran, MTC, Marion Mold & Tool, KVAT, and The FAMILY Bakery.
See a video from the trip.
Director's Update

Peter Su discusses legislation from the 2011 session, his recent trip to Southwest Virginia, the Nunn-Perry Awards, and more.
Did You Know?

A new study to be conducted on a shared work program.

Norfolk Seminar with VITA discussing VA IT Procurement. See the video.