Vision and approach to innovation capacity
Along with 50% of cities surveyed, Fortaleza has an explicit innovation strategy. Similar to more than half of cities surveyed, Fortaleza approaches innovation capacity both from a holistic/macro level, as well as in specific policy areas.
Policy areas that Fortaleza is focused on
Social inclusion and equity
Digital Governance: The Fortaleza 2040 Masterplan, collaboratively elaborated with the population, provides information about the implemented and planned actions throughout the city through an online interactive Collaborative Map. The city also simplifies and digitalizes administrative procedures for various services such as issuing licenses, documents, or authorizations/permits of urban and environmental nature.
Social inclusion and equity: Fortaleza Digital project offers Wi-Fi internet access in several public spaces throughout the city. The city also offers professional qualification via an online learning platform.
Policy areas by number of cities
Fortaleza utilizes 7 different innovation skills or roles
Community engagement staff
Innovation roles by number of cities
The Science, Technology and Innovation Foundation of Fortaleza (CITINOVA) is made up of a multidisciplinary team of 40 staff.