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Innovation Office

The City of Austin's Innovation Office helps diverse and inclusive teams examine challenges and opportunities to surface better ideas and solutions that make a lasting, positive impact.

We work with internal and external partners to develop, test, organize, and encourage innovative projects with the goal of fostering a culture of innovation within the City of Austin.

For our GitHub site, click here.


April 14, 2016: City of Austin Chosen To Join International Open Government Partnership

July 1, 2016: A Team Approach

November 4, 2016: Designing A Smarter City

April 25, 2017: Innovation Offices Touts Permitting, Recycling Progress With Tight Budget Looming

June 27, 2019: What Happened When Austin Asked Homeless People How to Solve Homelessness