University of Connecticut Plans Innovation Partnership Building

Published 2-24-2014

The University of Connecticut began construction in June of 2015 on the 119,000-sf Innovation Partnership Building in Storrs. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, the $170 million project will provide flexible laboratories to support collaborative R&D with industry partners in advanced manufacturing, materials science, cyber infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. Located in the UConn Technology Park, the facility will house over $40 million in specialized equipment and will include a cleanroom, high bay research space, and a multifunction interaction lobby. The $88 million construction contract for the project was awarded to Skanksa. Completion is expected in fall of 2017.

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Architect
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Construction Manager
Skanska