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Office of Innovation & Economic Development

The City of Sacramento is committed to growing a strong, inclusive, and vibrant economy. The Office of Innovation & Economic Development encourages job growth and investment in the City of Sacramento by retaining, attracting, growing, and scaling new and innovative businesses.

As an advocate and resource, the Office of Innovation & Economic Development assists in creating the conditions that make it easy to do business in Sacramento.

  • Resource and incentive programs
  • Site selection
  • Project assistance and financing options
  • Promoting the City and region as a desirable business location
  • Creating opportunities for international trade and investment

Sacramento Urban Technology Lab

Sacramento Urban Technology Lab (SUTL) is where government, academia, and industry combine to transform Sacramento into a living laboratory for innovation. Entrepreneurs, advanced technology businesses, and academic institutions are given the opportunity to test, develop, and scale their ideas, products, and services in a live city environment.

SUTL aims to bring awareness to current and future City initiatives as well as develop programming to support the growth of the following industries in Sacramento.

  • Mobility
  • Clean Tech and Sustainability
  • Health IT and Life Sciences
  • Food systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber Security
  • Government and Civic Tech
  • Workforce Development