• Uncle Sam, Bayh-Dole and R&D

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    Federally funded research has long been a vital piece of the American research and development pie, and an important generator of new industries, businesses, and jobs, particularly from the Space Age through the Information Age.  But did you know it wasn’t until Senators Birch Bayh, D-Ind., and Bob Dole, R-Kan., came together in 1980 that the United States began reaping a return on its investment? [...]
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  • Expand the ITA, Grow the Economy

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    ITI is excited to see momentum building around expansion of the most important trade agreement for the tech industry, the Information Technology Agreement (ITA).  Just this week, members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation reaffirmed their commitment to play a key role as the World Trade Organization (WTO) works to expand the ITA. Last month, WTO members met in Geneva to mark the fifteenth anniversary [...]
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