Skanska and the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) have signed a contract to implement the Innovative Center for Nutritional Sciences. The net contract value is 60 million PLN. Staff of the newly established center will conduct extensive research on nutrition and its impact on health, as well as educate the public about healthy eating.
“I am pleased that our extensive experience in implementing research and teaching facilities has resulted in collaboration with Warsaw University of Life Sciences and further implementation of Skanska in line with our mission of building for the benefit of society” – said Maciej Kiser, conveying the announcement of Warsaw Commercial Building General Manager, Skanska.
Skanska will start operating at the beginning of July 2021 and within 18 months will build a laboratory and teaching facility with associated technical facilities and infrastructure. The Center for Innovative Nutritional Sciences will consist of two parts connected by a link, underground and above ground, and will consist of 5 floors, including 1 underground and 4 above ground.
After the works are completed in December 2022, the center will be equipped with a unique laboratory equipment, which will allow it to conduct world-class research. In the new facility, about 500 students will be taught by a teaching team of about 50 students, as indicated.
Skanska is one of Europe’s leading development and construction companies. Apart from the Scandinavian countries, the company operates in Europe in the field of construction and civil engineering – in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Great Britain. Skanska also conducts commercial real estate related activities in select local markets in Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary, as well as residential development projects in Prague and Warsaw. In addition, Skanska provides services within the framework of public-private partnerships. In 2019, Skanska Group generated sales of SEK 177 billion and has approximately 34,200 employees.