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Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K Street N.W. Suite 610
Washington, D.C., 20005
(202) 449-1351 , (202) 638-4922
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The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) is a non-partisan research and educational institute – a think tank – whose mission is to formulate and promote public policies to advance technological innovation and productivity internationally, in Washington, and in the states. Recognizing the vital role of technology in ensuring prosperity, ITIF focuses on innovation, productivity, and digital economy issues.


The Myth of America’s Manufacturing Renaissance: The Real State of U.S. Manufacturing
The debate on U.S. manufacturing should not be informed by anecdotal evidence, promotional consulting reports, or reports from think tanks with…


The Acquisition and Commercialization of Invention in American Manufacturing: Incidence and Impact
This paper reports on a recent survey of over 6000 American manufacturing and service sector firms on the extent to which innovators rely upon…

ITIF in the News

Stop Talking About US Manufacturing Jobs Coming Back, Because They’re Not!
A plea to presidential candidates: stop talking about bringing manufacturing jobs back from China, in fact, talk a lot less about manufacturing, period.
U.S. Manufacturing Still At a Two-Year Low
Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector showed no month-over-month change during September, staying at August's sluggish pace which was the weakest…
Is U.S. Manufacturing In a Technical Recession?
Federal Reserve said Monday that industrial production dropped unexpectedly in May and hasn’t increased since Nov.'14.
Why Americans Are So Nostalgic About The Manufacturing Industry
The fate of American manufacturing is back in the headlines, thanks to the bipartisan slugfest going on over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the…
The Myth of America’s Manufacturing Renaissance
A new report by the ITIF, assesses the true status of the American manufacturing economy and argues pundits have overestimated the impact of…
United States Government R&D and Manufacturing Competitiveness
Why are other countries investing in commercially oriented industrial R&D fields while the United States does not? There are two key reasons.



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