Imtech gets over 47 million euro technology orders in UK education sector

Imtech gets over 47 million euro technology orders in UK education sector

Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in Europe) announces new orders worth over 47 million euro for technical solutions and energy savings implementations in the education sector in the UK. These include the upgrade, renovation, improvement and new-build of various universities, colleges, primary schools and private institutions.

René van der Bruggen, CEO Imtech: ‘Imtech is one of the strongest technological players in the UK education sector. In the UK educational institutions are setting high demands in terms of technology infrastructures, energy savings and security. Because budgets are often tight, integration of all technical services creates total and feasible solutions which make economic and sustainably sense. Imtech is also involved in several Schools for the Future projects.’

New orders
New Imtech orders involve, among others, a new student accommodation facility for Nottingham Trent University, a new library facility for the University of East London and a new build and refurbishment project for St Edmonds School in the Birmingham region. At the same time Imtech secured orders for technical solutions and energy savings in five schools of the London Academies Enterprise Trust (LAET). The Academies are sponsored by the Greensward Charitable Trust, which has created a federation of academies to provide thousands of students with the best possible education.

Schools for the Future
Imtech is also acting as the technology partner in a special ‘Building Schools for the Future’ (BSF) program. According to this program new schools are being built, old schools will be transformed and ICT will become an even more integral part of life for pupils. This program also aims for schools to work together and become the very heart of the communities they serve (round-the-clock centres of learning and activity). Furthermore, it means young people will be given the best environment and the right facilities to achieve their full potential. As part of this program Imtech is involved three schools in Wolverhampton and new schools in Birmingham and Waverley. Another futuristic school project is the ‘School 21’ project in Stratford which is creating a new approach to learning in the 21st Century, where Imtech is also involved.

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