Girona Foundation, Region of Knowledge

Under its Articles of Association, the Girona Foundation has the following aims:


  • Promoting relations among the Public and Private Institutions and the University and agreeing on collaboration commitments.
  • Promoting regional policies on the knowledge society and joining the agents involved in the territory in working towards common objectives.
  • Promoting instruments for helping the agents producing knowledge and the agents receiving knowledge to access competitive funding.
  • Promoting technological innovation and the digitisation of the University, the sociocultural sector, and the socioeconomic sector.
  • To contribute to funding the University of Girona Chairs and Observatories.
  • Collect and analyse R&D&I magnitudes and data at a regional level, enabling the results to be evaluated and own policies to be developed.
  • To institute and provide scholarships, grants, and subsidies for university studies and tasks to achieve these ends.