Kier wins semiconductor research hub
Construction giant Kier is set to build a £30m research and innovation hub at Swansea University, to help support the growth of the semiconductor industry.
Situated on the University’s Bay Campus, the three-storey sustainable and energy efficient building will span 4320 sq m and comprise of 850 sq m of clean rooms, laboratory research facilities and 20 offices.
Jason Taylor, operations director for Kier Regional Building Western & Wales, said to Construction Enquirer: “The Centre for Integrative Semiconductor Materials is set to be a vital building in aiding the growth of the semiconductor industry in the UK.
“This latest award builds on our relationship with Swansea University, having delivered the Impact building last year as well as a number of other refurbishment projects over the last five years.”