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Congress’s New Law Will Handicap America’s Conquest of the Next Technology Frontier
April 30, 2021
Harry Broadman writes about the Senate’s proposed Endless Frontier Act (EFA), which is designed to accelerate US research and development (R&D) activities to increase the nation’s international competitiveness in advanced technology, especially to counter China. He discusses how the bill’s impact likely will be only marginal because it does not deal squarely with both the need for fundamental institutional restructuring and the integration of certain aspects of the US R&D enterprise, as well as establishing systematic mechanisms for comprehensive collaboration in R&D activities with other advanced democracies.