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Summers-Inman hired for £13.5m research facility


Construction and property consultancy Summers-Inman has been appointed by Teesside University to a £13.5m research and innovation facility.The new Net Zero Industry Innovation Centre (NZIIC) will support the region’s ongoing drive for clean energy and sustainability. The plans were unveiled by Teesside University and the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority in March. Other partners include the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and The Welding Institute. Due to start on site in October and to be completed by autumn 2022, Summers-Inman will be providing project management and quantity surveying services currently up to and including RIBA stage three.