“From the earliest days of the Trump Administration, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has recognized the profound importance of what we call Industries of the Future. Key emerging technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), quantum information science (QIS), 5G, biotechnology, and advanced manufacturing will shape the U.S. workforce, sustain our nation’s prosperity, strengthen our national security, and make all Americans safer, healthier, and better off.
In the summer of 2017, the White House held its first event on American Leadership in Emerging Technologies, gathering our Nation’s brightest academic minds and top industry leaders to discuss opportunities and challenges to advancing innovation. This kicked off an effort that has spanned the nearly three years since and resulted in the development and execution of bipartisan legislation, national strategies, and presidential actions and initiatives.”
“When the U.S. leads in the Industries of the Future, all Americans can reap the benefits of these emerging technologies. And as we look at the…” Read the full testimony here.
Source: Michael Kratsios, Chief Technology Officer of the United States White House Office of Science and Technology Policy “Industries of the Future” – January 15, 2020. Commerce-Senate.