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Fomento de San Sebastián

Since its inception over a hundred years ago, Fomento de San Sebastián has undergone a transformation constant parallel to the social, economic and technological Donostia-San Sebastian and its surroundings. During this journey we have strengthened our business and we have assumed new powers to reach the current situation..



Technological globe “Fomento de San Sebastián S.A" is a public municipal company dedicated to the promotion and the economic and social development of the city through innovation, the generation and transformation of knowledge, networking, and the promotion and management of projects, all in accordance with criteria of sustainability.


Visión 2015

To be the driving force behind the city’s socio-economic transformation, promoting the development of emerging sectors through the consolidation of the local clustering model, and supporting the business sector throughout this transformation.


Facilitating and promoting the involvement of technology and research centres, as well as all agents identified as central to the generation of knowledge, for productive innovation.


All through a cohesive organisation that works through economically sustainable projects and which capitalises on and transfers the knowledge generated.


Action policies

  • SUSTAINABILITY. Formal-informal, internal, local, external.
  • INNOVATION.. New economics, knowledge economics, creative economics, cohesive economics.
  • COOPERATION - COLLABORATION: Formal-informal, internal, local, external.


More than a century after the company was created for the construction and management of cultural facilities and hotels, Fomento de San Sebastián is today the Town Hall instrument for sustainable economic development of San Sebastian. Converted into a corporation in 2004, Fomento de San Sebastián designs and implements projects of various kinds, all aimed at strengthening the economic fabric of Donostia-San Sebastián.