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 16, 2013
ITIF presents a rebuttal of the Economic Policy Institute's analysis of the STEM workforce.
May 11, 2013
The Canadian government made the right decision in choosing to refocus its National Research Council on industrially-relevant research.
April 30, 2013
A research investor’s visa would represent an innovative path to U.S. citizenship that at the same time boosts R&D investment and the competitiveness of the U.S. economy.
April 22, 2013
A robust reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act can boost U.S. economic competitiveness and growth.
April 1, 2013
The Sequester is about to deliver another kick in the teeth to American competitiveness: it’s going to sharply reduce our ability to measure it.
March 27, 2013
Laboratories or retirement communities, it's time to choose.
March 21, 2013
ITIF president Rob Atkinson will present on the issues related to science and technology, as well as investing in research and development for the future, in a presentation hosted by the Chicago Council on Science and Technology.
March 6, 2013
Government should be focusing on reducing the investment and the budget deficits together, not implementing sledge-hammer cuts.
February 28, 2013
Congress doesn't want to hurt the next generation but slashing productive investments in the future will end up impoverishing future Americans more so.
February 9, 2013
It's time to stop complaining about innovation stagnation and focus on a real solution: increasing federal support for scientific research.