Chamber Technology Engagement Center

C_TEC (U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center) promotes the role of technology in our economy and advocates for rational policy solutions that drive economic growth, spur innovation, and create jobs.


More about the Chamber's Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC)

C_TEC is a campaign that cuts across nearly every sector to harness all the good work and aggressive advocacy on behalf of the technology sector already underway AND provide a new platform with enhanced prominence to address the emerging tech issues that are on the horizon.

Going forward, there are four primary areas of focus for the Center:

  • Emerging Issues
  • Global Competitiveness
  • Talent
  • Capital & Governance

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseApr 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Bipartisan Endless Frontiers Act

"The U.S. Chamber of Commerce applauds Senators Schumer and Young for their leadership by introducing the Endless Frontiers Act. It is critically important that the nation maintain its leadership internationally by investing in key technology areas like artificial intelligence, semiconductors, quantum computing, and advanced communications. We look forward to working with Congress to ensure this legislation leads to further economic growth and recovery."

Above the FoldMar 25, 2021 - 4:00pm
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Government Needs a 21st Century Digital Transformation

U.S. Government needs to modernize by embracing commercial digital solutions and partnering with the private sector.

Press ReleaseMar 10, 2021 - 12:45pm

U.S. Chamber Praises National Privacy Bill Introduced by Rep. DelBene

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce applauded the introduction of the Information Transparency & Personal Data Control Act. This legislation, introduced by U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01), would ensure that consumers are afforded meaningful transparency that enables them to direct how personal information is used, collected, and shared.

Above the FoldMar 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
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America’s R&D Leadership Is in Peril - Here’s How We Can Save It

We need bipartisan action now to help our nation mitigate the effects of COVID-19.

CommentMar 10, 2021 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Comments to the ULC on the Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Data Act

Harvey Perlman, ChairJane Bambauer, ReporterCollection and Use of Personally Identifiable DataUniform Law Commission111 N. Wabash AveSuite 1010Chicago, IL 60602 Dear Chairman Perlman and Reporter Bambauer:

Letters to CongressMar 10, 2021 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Letter of Support for the Information Transparency & Personal Data Control Act

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce applauds Representative Suzan DelBene's leadership in introducing the Information Transparency & Personal Data Control Act, and we support this important bill.

Above the FoldMar 05, 2021 - 11:00am
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Businesses Need a New Privacy Shield Now

Why an EU-U.S. Privacy Shield must be at the top of policymakers’ agenda.

TestimonyFeb 25, 2021 - 9:30am

Testimony on R&D Before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Hearing on “Building Back the U.S. Research Enterprise: COVID Impacts and Recovery” Testimony of Tom Quaadman, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

TestimonyFeb 09, 2021 - 9:45am

C_TEC Testimony Against North Dakota HB 1330 on Data Privacy

Testimony of Jordan Crenshaw, Executive Director & Policy Counsel, Chamber Technology Engagement Center, Hearing on HB 1330 Data Privacy Bill before the North Dakota House Industry, Business & Labor Committee

EventJan 26, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Digital Assets: Promoting Prosperity

On Tuesday, January 26, to learn about our latest report, Digital Assets: A Framework for Regulation to Maintain the United States’ Status as an Innovation Leader. This report provides a framework for regulating the digital assets space so the U.S. remains an innovation leader.