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Fomento de San Sebastián, leading partner and coordinator of the REPLICATE EU Project, attends EIP Smart Cities and Communities general assembly in Eindhoven on 23-24 May

The 3rd EIP Smart Cities and Communities General Assembly took place in Eindhoven, Netherlands, on 24 May. In it, about 400 attendees discussed key policy issues and market trends for smart communities, as well as clustering and networking activities. It was one of the most important smart innovation events held in Europe ...

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Internationalisation is once again a top priority for the Donostia Surf City Cluster's Action Plan and its members.

A business international mission, partnering the Ocean Living Lab, a European centre for the experimentation of new practices and testing out of new equipment used in aquatic activities, expanding the World Surf Cities Network by attracting new members... these are just a few of the projects included in the raft of measures being developed for 2016. The Action Plan, promoted by the city’s Department of Economic Development, Commerce, Hostelry and Tourism, also includes bringing a WSL championship to the city and running training actions for business internationalisation, commercialisation, and marketing.  

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Donostia-San Sebastián to host launch of REPLICATE programme, worth €29 million (€11 million for Urumea Riverside Plan)

Donostia-San Sebastián, leading city of the REPLICATE EU project, is playing host to the launch of the programme through the Office of Economic Promotion. The event will be attended by the representatives of the other two places where a smart city model is being implemented, namely, Bristol (England) and Florence (Italy). There will be representatives of those cities importing the model soon as well: Essen (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and the Nilüfer district in Bursa (Turkey). Finally, the 36 participating partners ... 

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Jean Reno shoots various scenes of “Mes tresors” in the Kursaal and the Paseo de Salamanca in San Sebastian

The San Sebastian Film Commission facilitated the handling of the processes required to shoot the French film directed by Pascal Bordiaux. Local firms and professionals were involved in the filming, which extended over three days. Weeks before filming commenced, the Film Commission worked intensively with the production company ...

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Mondragon University continues with its bid to train the future professionals of the surfing and action sports industry

Mondragon Unibertsitatea, through its Business Studies Faculty, Enpresagintza, is launching a new edition of its . This is the sixth edition of a unique course, designed to facilitate access to the surfing industry for people who want to turn their passion into a profession. This post-graduate course involves leading companies in the sector, making it an ideal platform to find out about the winter and board sports industry, which covers surfing, skiing, skateboarding, etc. ...

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The film Loreak, shot in San Sebastián, chosen to represent Spanish film at the Academy Awards

The film, directed by Jon Garaño and Jose Mari Goenaga, beat the other two candidates picked by the Spanish Film Academy, namely, Gracia Querejeta’s Happy 140 and Carlos Vermut’s Magical Girl. The film Loreak keeps adding achievements. After being a Goya Award nominee, wining several international prizes and being screened in film festivals ...

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San Sebastián, Bristol and Florencia exhibit their Smart City projects at the Miramar Palace

Julio Caro Baroja room at the Miramar Palace was on September 23, 2015 the scene for the meeting of more than 125 European experts and local agents, who were involved in the presentation of the Smart Plan for San Sebastián. It was a day that meant a turning point in the drafting process of the plan mentioned above, which has lasted 15 months and in which more than 200 people ...

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Fomento San Sebastian presents the Smart City Plan for Donostia

Next September 23, 2015, from 9am to 2pm, Julio Caro Baroja room of the Miramar Palace will be the scenery for the meeting of European and local experts who will participate in the presentation of the Donostia Smart City Plan. It is a conference that involves a turning point in a process that has lasted 15 months and in which 200 people linked to different sectors of the city have collaborated ...

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Donostia Open INN: analysis of international innovations in a new working session to improve the connection between young unemployed people and job opportunities

On 30th June a new working session was held for the open innovation pilot Donostia Open INN, in which international initiatives were presented that can serve as inspiration when co-designing the plan of action to tackle the first city challenge: How can we improve the connection between young unemployed people and job opportunities?.

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Check out the documents from the workshop "Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Development Models in Europe and Latin America"

New social and economic development models, greater social cohesion, ageing and quality of life, and sustainability are some of the challenges we are facing as a society. And they are more apparent in cities.

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Fomento de San Sebastián promotes the city for film shooting in mission with British production teams

A meeting was held for the British delegation to meet the representatives of local businesses, make contacts and share experiences. Also, the visitors went to see indoor and outdoor locations.

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Check out the documents of the seminar on seasonal thermal energy storage (STES) for District Heating and Smart Cities

Highly successful, the seminar took place in a full enerTIC auditorium (business and innovation centre). On 11 June, Fomento San Sebastián held a seminar on seasonal thermal energy storage (STES) for District Heating and Smart Cities, discussing the pilot projects carried out in Poland and the Basque Country. ...

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A meeting with José Martín Cabiedes

Fomento de San Sebastián and the University of Deusto are organising a meeting with José Martín Cabiedes, an expert in business angels, to be held on 3 July. Cabiedes is the man behind such start-ups as Trovit and Privalia. The meeting is targeted at entrepreneurs and companies wanting to understand the keys to financing for growth.

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Donostia Open INN: New workshop to build connections between unemployed youth and career opportunities

A new workshop will be held on 30 June as part of the open innovation pilot project Donostia Open INN, gathering international initiatives that might inspire the action plan to face this challenge in the city. Our open innovation pilot project, Donostia Open INN, keeps moving forward. On 30 June, ...

 

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