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November 30, 2015
“We are very pleased that policymakers around the world are committing to increase clean energy innovation, because the only plausible way to curb greenhouse emissions is to make clean energy technologies more affordable than fossil fuels,” said Rob Atkinson in The Business Journals.
November 30, 2015
“The primary benefit of a well-drafted innovation box is that it encourages the kind of economic activity that strengthens the country,” said Rob Atkinson in the Christian Science Monitor.
November 30, 2015
“People and capital are moving around the world more easily than ever, so the United States must be prepared to compete with every other nation when it comes to retaining and attracting innovation-based investment,” said Rob Atkinson in The Hill.
November 30, 2015
Without an innovation box, “The United States will continue to lose global economic competitiveness, especially in innovation-based industries, and the jobs and economic activities that go with that,” said Rob Atkinson in POLITICO.
November 19, 2015
“Genetically engineered salmon are also more sustainable and have a lower carbon footprint because they can be grown closer to consumers, instead of being flown or trucked from thousands of miles away,” said Val Giddings in The Hill.
November 19, 2015
Val Giddings said ITIF is “happy to see policymakers embracing the kind of innovation that is central to promoting human health and ecological sustainability,” writes The Guardian.
November 12, 2015
"Smart cities can create new market opportunities. More importantly, they are about delivering real-time actionable information to citizens and administrators, allowing them to change their behavior in meaningful ways,” said Stephen Ezell in ZDNet.
November 11, 2015
"I would be hard-pressed to think that this would have been Microsoft's first choice had they not had pressure from the Europeans and especially from the Germans,” said Rob Atkinson in the Associated Press. "They had no choice but to make this deal, with a telecom who frankly is a competitor of Microsoft."
November 11, 2015
“If Airbnb is not at least somewhat flexible on their part, cities will just dig in their heels,” said Rob Atkinson in the New York Times.
November 6, 2015
“For some of the smaller broadcasters, there’s not surging demand for over-the-air broadcasting. It’s an industry kind of in decline,” said Doug Brake in Morning Consult. “For those old family businesses that are looking to retire it’s an easy way… Here’s some retirement money!”


Press Releases

September 28, 2015
The single most important thing a nation can do to spur Internet access and adoption is eliminate taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.
September 23, 2015
We agree there is no place for digital protectionism in the global innovation economy.
September 17, 2015
ITIF releases report outlining the ways China has failed to live up to the commitments it made when it joined the WTO.
September 10, 2015
ITIF released a comprehensive analysis of how privacy advocates trigger waves of public fear about new technologies in a recurring “privacy panic cycle.”
September 9, 2015
The best path forward is for the U.S. government to improve the MLAT process, says Daniel Castro.
August 28, 2015
ITIF has long advocated for improving America’s innovation infrastructure with partnerships like these between government, industry, and academia.
August 24, 2015
In a new report, ITIF argues that a recent Congressional Research Service report contains flaws that paint a rosier picture of U.S. manufacturing than is actually warranted.