We help you make an impact.

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.

our work

Idea Accelerator

The Innovation Office is soliciting project ideas from all City employees within four of the City Manager’s signature project tracks, each of which reflects a key priority of the City of Austin: Best Managed, Most Livable, Service with Pride, and Open Government.

Learn more about the Idea Accelerator


Consulting and workshops

The Office of Innovation offers several different workshops and consulting engagements focused on building a foundation for project success, and then facilitating teams through a process to solve a problem.

Learn more about consulting and workshops


Innovation Community of Practice

Join the conversation about civic innovation in Austin on Bloomfire.

Join our Innovation Community of Practice