Education and Skills Minister Richard Bruton TD officially launched the Greenway Hub at DIT Grangegorman today (Mar 1, 2017)
Delivered by BAM as a design and build project, this 2,400m2 hi-tech hub provides a range of research laboratories and facilities for the Environmental Sustainability and Health Institute (ESHI).
The Building comprises Seminar Rooms, Laboratories, Offices and Welfare facilities. In addition space will be leased out to outside companies for testing purposes.The Building is split into two components. The Environmental Health Sciences Institute (EHSI) is spread across several Floors with accommodation, laboratories and offices for 90 full time research students and 40 researcher and admin users. Also 136 Office desk workstations and space for 100 people working in the biological, chemical and physical sciences.
The second component comprises the 2,000m2 Hot House Incubator (HHI) which features a mix of rentable incubation units of varying sizes for start-up companies to use. A key feature of the design is the flexibility to allow DIT to adapt to evolving needs of clients. DIT expects to accommodate 184 business people at any time within the HHI.
At the launch, Theo Cullinane CEO of BAM Ireland welcomed the launch of the Greenway Hub, ‘We are delighted to be a part of this great occasion and I am very proud of the BAM team working together with our design team that delivered this magnificent building for DIT at the Grangegorman Campus.