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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 […]
Compete Connect - February '22 Edition
This month the house passes COMPETES, a companion to USICA, and both bills resonate with the Council's Competing in the Next Economy report recommendations. The Council also reveals key 2022 event dates and welcomes a new member Dr. Jason Providakes of MITRE. Read the full newsletter here.
Compete Connect - January '22 Edition
NCF 2021 Post Report
The Council hosted its annual National Competitiveness Forum (NCF) on December 16, 2021. The virtual event featured an array of distinctive leaders from industry, academia, the national labs, and labor. In addition, keynotes from Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and others. Read the report here.
Council on Competitiveness Announces New Business Vice Chair, Ms. Janet Foutty, Executive Chair of the Board, Deloitte US
Washington, DC — Today, the Council on Competitiveness (Council) will announce Ms. Janet Foutty as its next Business Vice Chair. The announcement will be made during the Council’s 2021 National Competitiveness Forum, which is themed “Future Focused,” and brings together national and global leaders from business, academia, labor, the national laboratories, and government. Register here to hear Ms. Foutty’s […]
Compete Connect - November '21 Edition
Compete Connect - October '21 Edition
Pushing Back the Frontiers of Technology
"Pushing Back the Frontiers of Technology and Defining the Future of Innovation" is the 3rd Competing in the Next Economy webinar from the Council on Competitiveness, in partnership with Lockheed Martin. This conversation focused on key, future tech and innovation opportunities facing the United States. Panelists also explored issues like incorporating national security into the […]
Compete Connect - September '21 Edition
Compete Connect - August '21 Edition
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