Vision of innovation

We develop advanced infrastructures with a high technological component

COMSA Corporación works with a strategy based on promoting synergies between the different lines of business in order to provide its customers with a comprehensive service with high added value solutions, thus enhancing the strength of the group.


To this end, COMSA is positioned among the leading innovative companies in the construction sector and is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically SDG9 on Industry, innovation and infrastructures. It is therefore essential to promote innovation through the development of new materials and techniques that improve the execution and management of our infrastructures, maintaining the objective of contributing to economic, technological and social progress, and incorporating circular economy criteria.


In addition, COMSA is committed to digitalisation and to this end is immersed in a process of digital transformation to improve efficiency in the management and processing of data in the company. Being at the forefront of new technologies, investing to optimise the efforts of our workforce and constantly recycling technological knowledge to meet new challenges.


On the other hand, given the climate emergency situation, COMSA Corporación aims to promote energy efficiency and sustainability, with renewable energy projects such as photovoltaic or geothermal energy, for example, or storage and intelligent building management projects, among others.

COMSA Corporación is a founding partner and member of the Board of Directors of The Railway Innovation Hub Spain, a cluster whose mission is to promote the international projection of the Spanish railway ecosystem.

In the railway field, it is also worth highlighting COMSA’s participation in the European Smart Green Rail Joint Venture ( eSGR JV) consortium as a founding partner of ERJU (Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking). In addition to COMSA, the consortium is made up of Cemosa, Tekniker, Etra and Enyse, and will focus on the development and implementation of innovative solutions in the rail sector to meet the objectives of the European Green Deal.

It has also been a member of the board of the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) since 2019 and is a member of the following specialist innovation associations:


COMSA Corporación has been awarded the UNE 166.002 certificate by which the Handbook of Environmental Indicators in the Construction Industry recognises its R&D&I management system, as well as other internationally prestigious certifications related to innovation and sustainability such as BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).

The group also has its own R&D&I policy, which you can consult here.


Technology transfer applied to construction and maintenance is one of our priorities

Since 2020, COMSA Corporation has invested annually more than 8 million euros in R&D&I activities, providing support to some thirty projects under development. The commitment to technology transfer applied to the construction and maintenance sectors is a priority for the company, which has established an Innovation Policy in which the organisational culture considers this element as a differential factor integrated into all its business units.

Outstanding projects

We participate in european-wide innovation projects to boost the growth of the sector

COMSA Corporación participates in more than thirty innovation projects that are under development, among which the following stand out:

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A sustainable ballast solution consisting of conventional ballast aggregate coated with an advanced binder and disused tyre dust that reduces its degradation and attenuates noise and vibrations from train traffic.
Development of a communications infrastructure based on optical and wireless networks for 5G services in the railway sector.
Research and development of a hybrid air-conditioning system based on geothermal energy that can be installed in buildings using thermo-activated foundations. Consult here the Guide for the Integration of Geothermal Energy in Buildings.
Intelligent and resilient system for the predictive maintenance of railway infrastructures.
Development of technologies that provide a second life to electric car batteries through their implementation in buildings.
Energy management solutions for residential and tertiary buildings