The Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics was formed in 2010 as one of the first municipal innovation offices in the world. Our research and design projects tackle a range of topics — from civic engagement to city infrastructure to education. Our team comes from a diverse array of backgrounds and our work comes in many different flavors.
The International Innovation Corp at The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy creates scalable solutions to critical development problems. We send top talent to work with government and development organizations on one to three year projects to implement innovative solutions to important development problems.