Vision and approach to innovation capacity
Along with 44% of cities surveyed, Paris has an explicit innovation strategy. Similar to 40% of cities surveyed, Paris approaches innovation capacity both from a holistic/macro level, as well as in specific policy areas.
Policy areas that Paris is focused on
Environment and climate change
Social inclusion and equity
Policy areas by number of cities
Paris utilizes 5 different innovation skills or roles
Innovation roles by number of cities
Situated in the City Manager’s office, Paris’s dedicated team for innovation consists of 10 staff including Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Data Officer, and Chief of the Public Innovation Lab. There are also one or several persons in charge of innovation subjects in mostly all city's directorates.