The United States provides far less federal and state tax support for companies to conduct research and development (R&D) than comparable countries around the world, and it is on track to fall further behind the pack due to provisions in the Tax Cuts and Job Creation Act of 2017, according to a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy. The report urges Congress to more than double federal R&D credit rates as part of a package of innovation-inducing tax reforms that would boost Americans’ real incomes and economic growth by increasing productivity and competitiveness.
September 8, 2020
U.S. Lags Competitors in R&D Tax Incentives, New ITIF Report Finds; Ranks Just 24th Among 34 Comparable OECD and BRIC Nations
August 31, 2020
New ITIF Report Highlights 20 Steps the U.S. and the West Should Take to Win the Economic Competition Against China
The COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be the most disruptive force of the year, and climate change is likely to produce some of the most sweeping societal disruptions of the 21st century—but in the mid-horizon, it is the rise of China that constitutes the most significant global business disruptor of the decade, according to a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.
August 24, 2020
Clean Energy Start-Up Companies Are Most Likely to Succeed When They Partner With Government, New ITIF Report Finds
Start-up companies in the burgeoning field of clean-energy technology—a.k.a., “climate-tech”—become more successful when they partner with federal agencies and laboratories, according to a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.
August 7, 2020
The United States is creating a double standard. There is no security justification for banning an app merely because it is owned by a Chinese company.
August 3, 2020
Is Market Concentration Leading to Fewer Start-Ups in the U.S. Economy? New Report Argues Concerns Are Unfounded
Many economists, market analysts, and antitrust hawks claim increased market concentration over the past 30 years has stifled new business creation, leaving the U.S. economy with fewer start-ups and economic vitality. But these concerns are largely unfounded. The rate of real entrepreneurial start-ups in America is healthy.
November 9, 2020
The Biden administration is expected to invest more money in AI and quantum information science, in part because overall spending on research and development is expected to be higher, said Robert D
November 9, 2020
"Under a Biden administration there would be much more support for the technology sectors, I believe," said Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washin
November 2, 2020
"You've seen it on [Trump's] campaign websites and there have been tweets that on the list of to-dos for a second term is to build a nationalized 5G network," Doug Brake, director of broadband and
November 2, 2020
The roundtable was kicked-off with the presentation of the report ‘How voluntary agreements among key stakeholders help combat digital piracy’, by its author, Nigel Cory, the expert and analyst of
October 31, 2020
"A lot of the tech companies have not liked the approach of Trump when it comes to China," said Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, or ITIF, a Washingto