JAN 15, 2021 | US
Biden Lays Out Vast Federal Expansion of Pandemic Response
Politico Morning Tech, January 15, 2021
By Cristiano Lima
"Imagine historic investments in Research & Development to sharpen America’s innovative edge in markets where global leadership is up for grabs, markets like battery technology, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and clean energy,” Biden said late Thursday in announcing his Covid-19 recovery plan.
Biden’s remarks drew plaudits from industry leaders. His speech “set the right tone and priorities for the getting the country on track,” said Aaron Cooper, vice president of global policy at tech trade group BSA | The Software Alliance. Cooper highlighted the plan’s “significant investment in the Technology Modernization Fund.”
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.