America is outsourcing innovation, and we need to bring it back

January 25, 2018

In early 2018, the White House is slated to start work on the congressionally-mandated National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing. While manufacturing issues -- including trade, tax, and regulation -- have been a major focus for U.S. policymakers in recent years, there's one crucial aspect of manufacturing policy that's in need of serious strategic thinking: Innovation.