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December 2, 2019
WASHINGTON—As policymakers work to steer the global energy system to a low-carbon future, a
December 2, 2019
BRUSSELS—As the next European Commission assumes office, it should seize the opportunity to deliver the Digital Single Market and develop new laws and regulations essential for providing a policy f
November 26, 2019
WASHINGTON— In response to the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA)
November 18, 2019
WASHINGTON—The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic that has cost nearly 400,000 lives since 1999 and shows little signs of slowing down.
November 18, 2019
WASHINGTON—In the global race for leadership in the most advanced technology industries of the future, many countries are resorting to “innovation mercantilism” to create unfair


News Clips

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. Those are the conclusions of a report published this week by ITIF.
January 3, 2020
"The ACLU has made very misleading claims about the accuracy of the technology," Daniel Castro, vice president at ITIF, told Investors Business Daily.
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.″