China has become a dominant player in the high-speed rail sector by using mercantilist policies such as subsidies, mandated mergers, and forced technology transfers to give a competitive edge to its state-backed champion, CRRC, at the expense of more innovative firms in Japan and Europe.
April 26, 2021
China’s Mercantilist Policies Slow Innovation in the High-Speed Rail Sector, New Report Finds; With 70% of the Global Market, State-Backed Chinese Firm CRRC May Cut Foreign Firm Patents by Half
April 23, 2021
Biden’s Climate Summit Recognizes Clean Energy and Climate Innovation As Key To Achieving Goals, ITIF Says
Without more rapid innovation, promises to cut emissions will be hollow. Now the leaders need to follow through by investing public resources to spark innovation, aligning regulations and incentives to sustain innovation, and working with the private sector and civil society to deploy systems that make full use of innovation.
April 21, 2021
The Endless Frontier Act Is America’s Definitive Step Toward Restoring Global Leadership in the Advanced-Technology Industries of the Future, Says ITIF
WASHINGTON—Following the introduction of the Endless Frontier Act today by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen.
April 21, 2021
Policymakers are trying to fix something that is simply not broken. App markets are recent creations therefore it is far too early for policymakers to draw hasty conclusions from an idealized model for competition.
April 19, 2021
New ITIF Report: Emerging Technologies That Detect More Cancers at Earlier Stages Need Regulatory Support for Public to Benefit
A new class of blood-based multi-cancer early detection (MCED) technologies promise to revolutionize the cancer-screening paradigm by marshaling the power of next-generation gene sequencing, artificial intelligence, and big data to dramatically expand the range of detectable cancers while identifying them at earlier stages when they are much more treatable.
April 9, 2021
Technology funding “strengthens the competitiveness of U.S.
April 9, 2021
“This is the most important 14,000-square-mile island in the world,” says Stephen Ezell, VP of global innovation policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
April 1, 2021
The proposed corporate tax increase will wipe out much more R&D funding than the Biden plan would provide.
March 22, 2021
A report published by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation suggests that significant investments in a rural, reverse-auction could make immense progress in bridging the digital divi
March 5, 2021
Aurelien Portuese, the director of antitrust and innovation policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, said there are some risks to Wu’s appointment.