Data Innovation

Threatening to make it harder for the U.K. to engage in digital trade with the EU is a misguided move that will cause the EU to only fall further behind in the digital economy. To stay competitive post-Brexit and in the digital economy, the EU should ensure its data protection framework facilitates rather than obstructs data transfers with the U.K. and allow easier international transfers with more countries.
Data Innovation
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June 30, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Digital Services Act package: Deepening the internal market and clarifying responsibilities for digital services.”
June 29, 2020
A substantial portion of patents (28.2 percent in 2017) rely on government-funded research.
June 15, 2020
Researchers estimate that Chinese companies with a CEO who has less than a college degree invest 1.6 percent less of their assets into R&D and file 28 percent fewer patent applications.
June 15, 2020
People have been working on digital transformation of health care for decades, but the COVID pandemic has added urgency to the challenge. This is creating a window of opportunity to reinvent how the health care system works.
June 14, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation submitted a response to the public consultation of the European Commission on the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence—A European Approach.
June 2, 2020
A World Economic Forum report—produced with extensive research contributions from ITIF—analyzes key barriers and challenges to cross-border payments and recommends how to overcome them to support global trade.
May 31, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation submitted a response to the public consultation of the European Commission on the European Strategy for Data, which aims to build a single market for data so it can be more competitive in the global data economy.
May 7, 2020
In the midst of the worst global pandemic in living memory, many nations make it unnecessarily complicated and costly, if not illegal, for health data to cross their borders. In so doing, they are hindering critically needed medical progress.
April 29, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation has responded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) request for information on the proposed rulemaking “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” which seeks to ensure that the science supporting EPA’s decisions is transparent and available for independent validation.
March 13, 2020
Any stimulus package should include measures to spur technology deployment that would not just boost the economy, but also, in some cases, help society become more resilient so that we are better able to cope with future pandemics, which are all but inevitable.

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