(STIR)

Since 2013, the STIR program has brought innovative technology companies together with governments through a Challenge-Based Approach to procurement

Ask any CIO, Agency Leader, or Procurement Officer inside government about their biggest barrier to innovation and digital transformation and they’ll tell you point blank:  legacy procurement processes.  The City Innovate (STIR) program helps cut through much red tape using a Challenge-Based Approach to procurement.

Governments

Looking for to ways to cut the time required and risk involved in innovation and digital transformation? 

Learn More

Vendors

Have innovative technology suitable for use in government? Get your technology in front of governments seeking digital transformation.

Learn More

(STIR)

The STIR program is a collaborative process that enables government agencies and innovative tech companies to co-develop and share solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time.

STIR By The Numbers

86

innovative technology companies have participated in STIR

1k+

innovative technology companies have applied to government challenges

38

governments have used STIR to facilitate a procurement

80%

of government/vendor partnerships initiated  through the STIR program result in a contract

A Few of Our Clients

How It Works

Develop Problem Statements.

Government departments define challenges as concrete problems to be solved.

Submit Proposals.

Vendors submit proposals in a fraction of the time of a traditional RFP.

Co-Create with Government.

Governments choose vendor partners to co-create solutions through a no-cost program.

Contract Awarded.

The best vendor solutions receive a contract.

Are you a government interested in learning more about STIR?

Governments

Looking for to address challenges important to your community?

Learn More

Vendors

Have innovative technology suitable for use in government? Get your technology in front of governments seeking digital transformation.

Learn More