Sustained federal investment in research, development, demonstration, and early deployment of promising technologies is essential to generate new climate solutions, drive down the cost of clean energy, and accelerate decarbonization of the U.S. economy.
April 9, 2021
April 5, 2021
To Help Small Firms Raise Productivity and Wages, ITIF Proposes SBA Program That Creates Economies of Scale and Scope
Small, local firms in many sectors of the U.S. economy cannot afford to raise their employees’ wages because they can’t afford to invest in new technologies and business models to raise productivity and profits.
March 31, 2021
Biden’s Broadband Plan Goes Overboard and Threatens to Undermine Private Competition that Successfully Serves Most of the United States, Says ITIF
Biden’s broadband infrastructure plan goes overboard and threatens to undermine the system of private competition that successfully serves most of the United States.
March 30, 2021
Biden Administration Proposals to Invest in Climate Innovation Generate Momentum and Move the United States Toward a Path to Triple Clean Energy Innovation Investments by 2025, Says ITIF
The administration is proposing a major increase in federal support for clean energy R&D in the private sector, universities, and federal laboratories. That would move the United States toward a pathway to triple clean energy innovation investments by 2025, as ITIF has recommended, while leveraging federal purchasing power to make existing clean energy technologies more affordable and accessible and to deploy supporting infrastructure.
March 30, 2021
Congress Should “Go Big” Helping Advanced Industries Compete With China, Says ITIF; Time to Banish Fear of “Industrial Policy”
With China aggressively asserting its global power and influence as an economic and technological juggernaut, the Biden administration and Congress should tune out hidebound economic thinking that warns against any sort of “industrial policy” and move ahead rapidly with big, bold, sustained actions to spur innovation and competitiveness in America’s most strategically important advanced-technology industries, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.
January 31, 2021
“Once these 5G networks deployed on this mid-band spectrum are rolled out, the performance jump is going to be so dramatic, that if carriers are not in that game they’re going to get left beh
January 28, 2021
David Hart, senior fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, said that several provisions that aimed to foment interagency coordination on climate and clean energy — inc
January 27, 2021
Compared to China, U.S. investment is vastly inadequate. The U.S. put in place a network of manufacturing research institutes (e.g., Manufacturing USA).
January 20, 2021
“I think for the Internet industry, in particular, it’s going to be a hard road ahead for them,” said Rob Atkinson, the president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation think
January 19, 2021
Meanwhile, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)—a reliably pro-Big-Tech think tank that counts Amazon, Facebook and