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 ReleaseOct 06, 2020 - 5:15pm

U.S. Chamber Calls Antitrust Report a Deeply Flawed Basis for Any Legislative Conversation

“It is a flawed premise that our antitrust laws no longer work and that the outcome in the market is better guided by government, not consumers. Any contemplated changes to our antitrust laws will impact all sectors of our economy. We urge members of Congress to refrain from relying on this one-sided staff report to guide future legislation.”

Letters to CongressSep 15, 2020 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 4286 and H.R. 7308, "Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act"

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, on S. 4286 / H.R. 7308, the “Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act."

Letters to CongressSep 08, 2020 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Letter on Broadband Connectivity and the Homework Gap

This Hill letter on broadband connectivity and the homework gap was sent to the Members of the United States Congress.

Press ReleaseAug 12, 2020 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Decision on Small Cell Order, Urges Congress to Enact Permanent Permit Streamlining Reforms

Washington, D.C.— David Hirschmann, president of the U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center (C_Tec), issued the following statement today in response to the Ninth Circuit for the U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision regarding the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) 2018 Small Cell Order:

Above the FoldJul 29, 2020 - 3:00pm
Broadband in COVID19

The Importance of Digitally Connecting All Americans

Universal broadband connectivity is critical, now more than ever. We explain why:

Letters to CongressJul 21, 2020 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on Legislation Relating to Artificial Intelligence

This Hill letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, on two bills related to artificial intelligence: S. 3771, the "FUTURE of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020," and S. 3891, the "Advancing Artificial Intelligence Research Act of 2020."

Letters to CongressJul 08, 2020 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter on FY21 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Appropriations, on Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations for State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs.

Above the FoldJul 02, 2020 - 9:00am
Autonomous Vehicle

How AV Technology is Driving Solutions During COVID-19

Automated Vehicle technology is enabling innovative contactless solutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Above the FoldJun 23, 2020 - 5:00am
Rural broadband

COVID-19 Illustrates Why Congress Must Act Now on Broadband

Check out our recommendations for bridging the digital divide, which broadens as the pandemic continues.