Event Archive

February 17, 2021

ITIF co-hosted a series of four expert workshops with Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy and Fraunhofer USA’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation. This workshop focused on the development of novel engineered materials with increased functionality and lower production energy requirements, specifically considering whether higher material functionality and resulting reduction can offset additional cost at scale.

February 10, 2021

ITIF co-hosted a series of four expert workshops with BU’s Institute for Sustainable Energy and Fraunhofer USA’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation. This workshop focused on biological production, using atmospheric CO2 as feedstock, of alternative bio-engineered materials such as polyester, polystyrene, polyurethane, butyl rubber, protein concentrates, etc., specifically considering whether such biological production of alternative materials and permanent sequestration of CO2 can be cost-effective at scale.

February 4, 2021

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion about what the healthcare sector needs to create a positive impact and increase innovation using AI.

February 3, 2021

ITIF co-hosted a series of four expert workshops with Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy and Fraunhofer USA’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation.

January 27, 2021

ITIF co-hosted a series of four expert workshops with Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy and Fraunhofer USA’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation.

January 6, 2021

ITIF hosted an expert debate on these issues, featuring Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies, who has argued that the United States must accept China’s rise, and ITIF President Robert Atkinson, who argued America and Europe must work together to constrain China, particularly its drive to dominate advanced technology industries.

December 16, 2020

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a conversation with Lauren Klein on her new book Data Feminism, co-authored with Catherine D’Ignazio.

December 16, 2020

ITIF hosted a discussion on this critical issue. The event featured a keynote address by Simon Tripp of TEConomy Partners, author of the new report “Response and Resilience: Lessons Learned from Global Life Sciences Ecosystems in the COVID-19 Pandemic,” followed by an expert panel of respondents.

December 15, 2020

ITIF hosted an expert discussion of Jonathan Nuechterlein and Howard Shelanski’s new paper, “Building on What Works: An Analysis of U.S. Broadband Policy.”

December 10, 2020

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion on a new report exploring what steps Congress, the NSF, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) should take to increase access to HPC resources for AI researchers in the United States.

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