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Phase 2: Competing in the Next Economy – Adapting to a Changing World
The U.S. economy faces an inflection point. Multiple technology revolutions are unfolding and converging at a rapid pace, and the nation’s ability to swiftly reorganize its economy to capitalize on this creative destruction will dictate whether the United States remains the world’s leader in innovation for generations to come. Recent events—including the pandemic, the war […]
Compete Connect - July 2022 Edition
Statement on the Bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act
Washington, DC--The President & CEO of the Council on Competitiveness Deborah Wince-Smith today issued the following statement on Congressional passage of the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act. "The United States faces global challenges and competition across the scientific, research, and innovation landscapes greater than we’ve ever seen before. China’s share of global research and development […]
Compete Connect - June 2022 Edition
Mountain West Innovation Summit Unites National Leaders to Advance U.S. Competitiveness
Laramie hosts national conversation on expanding the geography of innovation at June 21-22 Summit June 13, 2022 – The University of Wyoming (UW) will host distinguished leaders from across American industry, higher education, national laboratories, and government to develop concrete policy recommendations aimed at keeping the United States at the forefront of innovation and economic […]
Breakthrough U.S. and Japan Private Sector Partnership Announced
New Joint Commission will foster science and technology partnerships based on principles of competitiveness, resilience, invention, innovation, sustainability, inclusivity, and shared democratic values (WASHINGTON D.C.) Building off the success of the U.S.-Japan Competitiveness and Resilience Partnership (CoRe), launched last April, the Council on Competitiveness (Council) and the Japan Innovation Network (JIN) are today announcing a new […]
Compete Connect - May 2022 Edition
Compete Connect - April 2022 Edition
Compete Connect - March 2022 Edition
This month the Council is pleased to launch our new communications hub: Our President and CEO Deborah Wince-Smith also highlights A Roadmap for a Competitive America for – a competitiveness roadmap based on the key findings and insights from the December 2021 National Competitiveness Forum. We also summarize our participation in two recent […]
Council Leaders Urge Immediate Action on Innovation Legislation
Statement Calls on Congress and the President to Act Now to Ensure the United States Leads in Science and Technology In a statement released today, forty-nine (49) of the Council on Competitiveness's academic and business leaders warned that U.S. leadership in technology-based innovation is under threat. There are deficiencies in the U.S. innovation engine, and barriers to developing […]
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