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January 27, 2020
WASHINGTON—Global trade and commerce is increasingly dependent on data flowing across borders, but a
January 21, 2020
WASHINGTON—The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy, today released a
January 15, 2020
Today’s “phase one” agreement represents good progress toward curbing the systemic problems of intellectual property theft and forced technology transfers in China. But some of the thorniest issues confronting innovation-driven industries are still on the table, including the lavish industrial subsidies China showers on its companies, including its state-owned enterprises.

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News Clips

January 10, 2020
The former mayor seemed to be reading directly from the recent Brookings Institution/Information Technology and Innovation Foundation report “The Case for Growth Centers”.
January 7, 2020
China's trade practices and strong support for its own businesses are slowing down global innovation and causing harm to technological progress, with North American and European countries being the most affected.
January 2, 2020
ITIF President Rob Atkinson explained on NPR’s Throughline podcast how today’s skepticism of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, gene modification, and self-driving cars pales in comparison to the 19th century populist revolt against mechanized farming.
December 18, 2019
Rob Atkinson discussed the U.S. approach to innovation with regards to new technologies in this clip on emotionally intelligent robots.
December 13, 2019
Rob Atkinson told the Associated Press that “the agreement represents progress″ but said “the United States must still comprehensively address China’s rampant innovation mercantilist practices.″

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