Dr. Aurelien Portuese, Director of ITIF’s Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy, made comments at the FTC’s November 18, 2021, Open Commission Meeting.
Testimonies & Filings
November 18, 2021
November 15, 2021
In these comments, ITIF offers high-level and granular recommendations on how to formulate a strategic plan for advanced manufacturing, including emerging areas of science and technology to focus on, R&D priorities, public-private and regional partnerships, tech transfer, workforce skills, the manufacturing supply chain and industrial base, and useful models to expand.
October 25, 2021
Comments to the U.S. Commerce Department on Deterring Malicious Cyber-Enabled Threats to IaaS Cloud Services
While ITIF agrees with the goal of the executive order—to ensure that foreign actors do not exploit U.S. cloud computing resources for malicious cyber activities—the proposed solutions have multiple deficiencies which would not only render them ineffective, but also undermine the competitiveness of U.S. cloud computing providers.
October 1, 2021
Comments to the International Trade Administration on U.S. Clean Technologies Export Competitiveness Strategy
ITIF’s comments identify clean energy technologies that offer opportunities for U.S. exports, discuss challenges, and offer recommendations to overcome these challenges.
September 30, 2021
DOE should prioritize creating a national quantum computing research cloud that provides academic researchers with affordable access to high-end quantum computing infrastructure.
September 29, 2021
If successful, the NAIRR would serve to bolster innovation and U.S. competitiveness in AI. We support the goals of the Task Force and offer several comments to inform the work of the Task Force.
September 23, 2021
ITIF responds to the Department of Energy’s request for information on the establishment of a new clean energy manufacturing institute, supporting the establishment of a new institute focused on industrial decarbonization and electrification, and the decarbonization of metal manufacturing.
September 23, 2021
Comments to Canada’s Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development on a Modern Copyright Framework for AI and the Internet of Things
ITIF welcomes Canada’s detailed and thoughtful review of copyright implications for AI and the Internet of Things. Central to Canada’s consideration of IP and AI should be a pragmatic and realistic understanding of AI and its capabilities.
August 12, 2021
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation argued the framework should encourage responsible adoption and use of the technology to benefit society, provide guardrails that address potential harms, and foster growth and innovation in the European digital economy.
August 9, 2021
Comments to the U.S. International Trade Commission Regarding Foreign Censorship and Its Impact on U.S. Businesses
Censorship is becoming a growing barrier to trade as countries around the world enact overly restrictive and discriminatory laws and regulations around digital content they identify as “objectionable.”