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Digitalisation, an essential tool to improve the competitiveness of the retail and the hospitality sectors

Fomento de San Sebastián, within the framework of the European DEVISE project (Interreg Europe), organised the conference, ‘Digitalisation, a tool to improve the competitiveness of local retail and hospitality sectors', which was held at Talent House in San Sebastian on 24th May 2019. It was a multi-sectorial meeting, in which the conclusions drawn from the report on the local situation of the supply and demand of digital services were shared with stakeholders and companies from both sectors, as well as with representatives from digital services suppliers ...

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Workshop on digital transformation in retail and hospitality

Fomento de San Sebastian, as part of the European Project DEVISE (Interreg Europe), is running a workshop on ‘Digitalisation, a tool to improve the competitiveness of local retail and hospitality sectors', which will take place on 24th May 2019 in the Talent House building in San Sebastian. This session will present the conclusions reached on the basis of the questionnaires and working sessions carried out in recent weeks with companies from both sectors, as well as with representatives of digital service providers. ...

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Smart Eco-Neighbourhoods: an opportunity for sustainable economic development

20.jun - 21.jun | Idioma oficial de la actividad: español. Los barrios inteligentes deben incluir desde su inicio criterios urbanísticos más sostenibles: compacidad, mezcla y flexibilidad de usos, integración de la naturaleza en el espacio urbano, entorno atractivo para vivir y trabajar, edificación bioclimática, recuperación del tejido edificado, movilidad sostenible, eficiencia energética e integración de las energías renovables. Igualmente se deben desarrollar iniciativas en las áreas de gestión del agua, gestión de residuos, salud y bienestar, integración con la propia ciudad, participación ciudadana, etc ...

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Fomento San Sebastián organizes two technical sessions on energy retrofitting

On 7th and 8th of February 2019, at the ENERTIC building, Fomento San Sebastián organized two technical sessions with the local companies and agents from the Donostia Smart cluster, where they showed and tested the district energy retrofitting developed within the European project OptEEmAL (H2020-EU) ...

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Fomento San Sebastián participates in the closing conference of the European OptEEmAL project (Valladolid, 20th February 2019)

The European OptEEmAL (Optimised Energy Efficient Design Platform for Refurbishment at District Level) project, co-funded by the European Union within the Horizon Programme 2020, has come to an end after 38 months of work. It will present its final conclusions and the energy refurbishment platform for buildings at a district level on 20th February 2019 at its closing conference in Valladolid.

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Fomento de San Sebastián participated in the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, presenting the San Sebastián Smart Strategy and projects

Fomento de San Sebastián (Department for Economic Promotion) participated for the third consecutive year at the Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress with a joint stand with all of the lighthouse projects and European organisations and presented the Replicate, SmartKalea and OptEEmal projects, as well as the Smart strategy for the city of San Sebastian ...

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San Sebastian becomes the surfing capital of the world.

On 21, 22 and 23 November, San Sebastian will be hosting the International Meeting of the World Surf Cities Network, featuring representatives of the 12 cities around the world that are part of this network. The meeting will showcase the projects and ways of working that the participating cities are rolling out, in addition to offering the chance to learn from global experts and to make contact with surfing businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals from all around the world ...

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Fomento de San Sebastián presents the Replicate, Smartkalea and OptEEmal projects at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona

Fomento de San Sebastián (Department of Economic Development) is taking part in the Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress, a leading international event for smart cities. The congress is taking place on 13, 14 and 15 November in Barcelona and will attract around 20,000 visitors from more than 120 countries ...

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Following the visit to the Txomin-Enea demo site in San Sebastian, the OptEEmal project enters its final phase

Fomento de San Sebastián is participating as one of the three demonstrator cities, along with Trento in Italy and Lund in Sweden, in the OptEEmAL (Optimised Energy Efficient Design Platform for Refurbishment at District Level) project, co-funded by the European Union within the Horizon 2020 programme. ...

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Fomento de San Sebastián presented the Smartkalea Project at the BY&FORCITIZENS European Congress

On 20 September, Fomento San Sebastián presented the SmartKalea project at the first edition of the BY&FORCITIZENS congress on the Smart Regeneration of Cities and Regions in Valladolid, organised by the Regional Government of Castilla y León, Valladolid City Council, and the organisation Cartif and ICE. The event brought together around 250 participants from the public and private sector, of different nationalities ...

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Fomento San Sebastian and a Smart Cluster delegation visit Slovenia to participate in a energy efficiency seminar within the European Clean Project (Interreg)

Fomento de San Sebastián has attended the Energy Efficiency event within the international MOS fair, which was held in Celje, Slovenia on 12 th September. The seminar, which fell into the framework of the activities of the European CLEAN project in which Fomento San Sebastián participates, consisted of an energy conference in which the leading agents and experts in Slovenia participated, revealing the actions that have been undertaken in Slovenia, such as energy rehabilitation, energy management or bio- insulation ...

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The REPLICATE Project, led by Fomento San Sebastian, met in Nilüfer (Turkey)

The Executive Committee of the European project REPLICATE (Reinaissance of Places with Innovative Citizenship and Technology) coordinated and led by Fomento San Sebastián, met last week in Nilüfer, Turkey. ...

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San Sebastian presents the European lighthouse project REPLICATE on the smart city congress

Fomento San Sebastián, dependant entity for the Economic Promotion of the city of San Sebastián – Donostia, has submitted the European Lighthouse project REPLICATE on the Smart City Congress held during the days of the 30th to the 31st in Madrid. ...

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Fomento San Sebastián showcases San Sebastian involvement as a Lighthouse City of the Replicate Project on the Forum des Projects Urbains in the city of Bordeaux

San Sebastián) showcased the Replicate Lighthouse city project of the H2020 programme (SCC1 Smart Cities and Communities) in the Forum for Urban Projects held in Bordeaux this past April the 4th, 2018. The forum, targeted mainly at a variety of different agents involved with urban planning and development of Western France, gathered local authorities and politicians, managers of urban planning and development, architects, planners, as well as investors, promoters and other agents of municipal services such as transport, energy, etc ...

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The LH City of San Sebastián submits its strategy and Smart City Projects at the American Smart City Summit held in Kansas City

Fomento San Sebastián took part on the Smart Cities Connect Congress, together with many other municipalities, research centers and big business associates from the United States of America in Kansas City. Event attendees had the chance to learn about San Sebastián’s Smart planning strategies aiming towards a vision of progress: A truly smart city project which is boosting social, economic and environmental sustainability. Euken Sesé, managing director of Fomento San Sebastián, introduced two main projects which are changing the city’s foundation: The Replicate project and SmartKalea ...

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Europe focuses on Start-ups from San Sebastian

Three companies from San Sebastian, Bunt Planet, SL, Smiley Owl Tech and HWS Concrete Towers, SL. have just benefitted from the funds offered by the SME Instrument, Horizon 2020 European programme, aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises which develop projects that offer innovative solutions to the market. Approval of these projects means that there are already 17 companies from San Sebastian, many of which are backed by Fomento de San Sebastián ...

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Gipuzkoa and San Sebastian partner up to promote and facilitate cinematographic production in the territory

The Provincial Council reaches an agreement with San Sebastian City Hall, through its corporation Fomento, and Provincial Development Agencies, to set up the new San Sebastian-Gipuzkoa Film Commission. The Regional Department of Culture will provide the San Sebastian Film Commission with €100,000 to extend its services to the whole of Gipuzkoa province, creating a single portal to expedite administrative procedures and facilitate the search for film locations ...

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The San Sebastian Deputy Mayor’s Office implements a Residence Programme for Talent Attraction

San Sebastián, 7th February 2018. The Deputy Mayor’s Office in San Sebastian City Council has implemented the Connecting Talent Residence Programme through the public entity, Fomento de San Sebastián, the main aim of which is to attract the talent of people with qualified professional profiles who may join local entities related to innovation or the creation of new business or research and knowledge generation projects in the city. The aim is to attract international entrepreneurs and help companies find young people with talent, from San Sebastian or beyond ...

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Handia, winner of ten Goya Awards, is one of the films shot in San Sebastian in 2017, with the collaboration of the Film Commission

Last year, around 90 film, television and advertising projects were shot in our city, including five feature films. The film, ‘Handia’ (Giant), which was shot in different locations around the city with the collaboration of the San Sebastian Film Commission, appears on this list. The Deputy Mayor, Ernesto Gasco, has congratulated the Handia team for the 10 Goya Awards, and has taken advantage of the opportunity to point out that ....

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San Sebastian welcomes a French and Italian delegation to exchange experiences related to the Clean Project

Within the framework of the European CLEAN project (Interreg Europe-EU) in which Fomento de San Sebastián participates as a partner, the first exchange of experiences took place in San Sebastian on 23rd and 24th January 2018. More specifically, partners from Normandy (France), from 7VENTS, and the partners from Naples (Italy), from ANEA, participated.

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