Vision and approach to innovation capacity
Along with 50% of cities surveyed, Aurora does not have an explicit innovation strategy. Similar to more than half of cities surveyed, Aurora approaches innovation capacity both from a holistic/macro level, as well as in specific policy areas.
Policy areas that Aurora is focused on
Policy areas by number of cities
Aurora utilizes 3 different innovation skills or roles
Community engagement staff
Sociologist / Political Scientist
Innovation roles by number of cities
As an independent department, Aurora’s dedicated team for innovation consists of 2 staff. The team is expected to have 1 additional staff person in 2019.