R&D and Innovation

As Rob Atkinson writes for The Hill, price controls and other steps to reduce drug company revenues would stifle knowledge generation and sharing, leaving future generations less access to effective new drugs than would otherwise be the case.
R&D and Innovation
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December 12, 2018
For nearly half a century, leaders of the technology industry have been seen as visionary, passionate, and committed to building a better, smarter world.
November 15, 2018
Historically, economists and policymakers have led the effort to explain that technological innovation is good for workers throughout the economy, even as creative destruction causes dislocation fo
November 10, 2018
As Rob Atkinson writes for The Hill, price controls and other steps to reduce drug company revenues would stifle knowledge generation and sharing, leaving future generations less access to effective new drugs than would otherwise be the case.
November 7, 2018
As the auto industry shifts toward electric vehicles and the electricity grid draws more energy from variable renewables, high-capacity, high-performance and affordable batteries are becoming one o
October 25, 2018
NITRD’s National AI R&D Strategic Plan is a valuable opportunity to help the United States maintain its competitive edge in the absence of a broader national AI strategy.
October 25, 2018
Continued research and development remain central to solving challenges such as global warming, cancer, better transportation and housing, and improved security. They are also critical to creating high-paying middle-class jobs writes Joe Kennedy in Innovation Files.
August 20, 2018
In a book review for the New York Journal of Books, Rob Atkinson writes that “Never Lost Again” is a first-class business story, illuminating broader lessons that are easy to overlook when we think about high-tech startups.
July 30, 2018
While the U.S. government should expand federal support for scientific research, it also should improve the efficiency with which federally funded knowledge creation leads to innovation and jobs.
July 1, 2018
As David Hart and Stephen Ezell writes for Crain’s Cleveland Business, bringing the Energy Department’s voucher program to all national labs could help small businesses across the country.
June 28, 2018
As ITIF’s Stephen Ezell and Richard Owens of the Macdonald Laurier Institute write for the Financial Post, free-riding on drug prices is an example of how Canada refuses to step up to what is required for a globally leading innovation culture.

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