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Züblin To Construct UKE's New Children's Hospital

Milestone reached oon the way to the new University Children's Hospital in Hamburg. Züblin Direction North named as general contractor for the UKE project. Completion scheduled for 2017

Following a Europe-wide negotiation procedure with preliminary qualification competition, the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf contracted Züblin AG as general contractor for the construction of the new children’s clinic.

Completion By Summer 2017

“The general contractor will no be able to start construction of our new children’s hospital on time. As planned, Züblin AG will implement all our specifications. (…) By the summer of 2017, Züblin promised to hand to us the key of the most modern children’s hospital in the north. A clinic that will serve as a benchmark for interdisciplinary pediatric medicine, will thus start operations on time”, said Rainer Schoppik, Commercial Director of UKE.

Third Medical Building By Züblin At UKE

“With the construction of the new children’s hospital, we once again confirm our expertise in the medical sector. On the grounds of UKE, we have already built a centre for specialist doctors, and the “spectrum” health care centre. We now look forward to realizing a unique children’s hospital as partner of the UKE”, said Jörg Schröder, Technical Director, Züblin AG.

UKE Asks For Donations To Finance The Construction

The new clinic will have a floor space of 10,449 square meters and offer facilities for the treatment of 138 in-patient and 14 day patients. Total construction cost are estimated at 70 million euro. ,The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg will cover 20 million euro. Around 20 million euro will be have to be collected by donations.

Top Medicine For The Next Generation

UKE’s new children hospital UKE will pair the utmost advanced medical technology with beautifully designed rooms that are aligned to the needs of young patients and their parents. In future, way will be short, as all disciplines of pediatric medicine will be found under one roof. Together with the members of the UKE Altona children’s hospital, which specializes in complex and rare diseases. UKE’s new children’s hospital will set new benchmarks for medical care of the younger generation.

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Facts & Figures

. 152 beds including 14 beds for day patients
. 20 beds in the intensive care unit
. 6 KMT beds for patients after bone marrow transplantation
. 3 operating theatres, including a hybrid operating room
. 2 days clinics, including the only out-patient oncology clinic of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region
. construction cost: around 70 million euro
. 13,400 cubic meters of concrete and 1,500 tons of steel to be installed
. 150,000 m of power cable to be laid

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