Science and R&D

The race for global innovation advantage is never over. Korea has performed extremely well in that race over the last two decades. But if it wants to stay near the head of the pack, it needs to keep working at it. Fixing the R&D credit system for large firms is a key way to do that.
Science and R&D
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May 11, 2022
The race for global innovation advantage is never over. Korea has performed extremely well in that race over the last two decades. But if it wants to stay near the head of the pack, it needs to keep working at it. Fixing the R&D credit system for large firms is a key way to do that.
May 2, 2022
The German Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft produces investment effects of €15.2 billion, creating 437,000 jobs; it increases government revenue by €14 billion; and the jobs created center in the motor vehicle, computer and electronics, machinery, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries.
March 29, 2022
ITIF hosted a panel discussion with leading experts on innovation policy, technology transfer, and business, who spoke to the practical implications of exercising federal “march-in” rights and why it would be a grave and ill-timed mistake for the U.S. health, competitiveness, and research landscape.
March 24, 2022
When national governments take steps to help their own economies, they can end up helping other economies, too. Sometimes that result is a win-win. But all too often the result is beneficial for a nation’s direct competitors in the fierce race for global advantage in key, innovation-based industries.
March 17, 2022
Watch ITIF and an expert panel featuring key policymakers and leading analysts who discussed how to bring House and Senate versions of competitiveness legislation across the finish line in a form that will be a winner for U.S. workers and the economy.
January 28, 2022
We are a critical pivot point in the nation’s history where we have to choose—to maintain a lead over what could very likely be America’s greatest economic, military, and national security rival since the War of 1812, or to focus instead of social policy. A bill with the title of America COMPETES should focus on the former.
January 24, 2022
By utilizing new data on medical research output and administrative death records, a recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) produces estimates on the causal link between biomedical research and health outcomes.
January 20, 2022
Now is the time to launch a new Manufacturing USA institute to support manufacturing research and manufacturing at scale in low Earth orbit (LEO), and build the space workforce of the future
January 18, 2022
Thanks to ICT innovations and new management practices, service-sector firms can more easily scale by establishing multiple businesses in different locations.
January 11, 2022
ITIF hosted a discussion of what a robust national strategic-industry policy should—and should not—entail.

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