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DORACO & PORR win major contract for the new Pomeranian Medical University

Vienna/Warsaw, 05.09.2023 – The prestigious Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin in Poland has signed a contract for the construction of a new clinical, teaching and research building. The modern space will provide comfortable conditions for the development of a number of specialised departments and the expansion of the outpatient clinic complex. As part of a public tender, the contract was awarded to a consortium consisting of DORACO Construction Corporation and PORR. The contract value is PLN 422,5m (EUR 95m).

“The development of the medical infrastructure is one of the most important challenges of our time. There is a massive need to catch up throughout Europe. So we are particularly proud to be making our contribution to such an important project”, said Karl-Heinz Strauss, CEO of PORR AG.

The Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin is launching a key investment to modernise and expand its infrastructure. The project includes the construction of a new clinical, teaching and research building along with technical infrastructure and further land development. The investment will be carried out under the "design and build" formula.

Completion in 33 months

The consortium will be responsible for the delivering design documentation and construction of the higher education building of the Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, the Center for Translational Medicine and Collegium Pharmaceuticum, along with the necessary technical infrastructure and land development on Unia Lubelska Street in Szczecin. The buildings to be completed under the contract will have a net floor area of about 49,000 m2, which is equivalent to the area of more than seven football fields. The order will be completed within 33 months. The new facilities will be put into operation in the first half of 2026.


Facts and figures at a glance

Project type: Design & Build
Scope of services: Construction of a new clinical, teaching and research building
Client: The Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin
Contractor: DORACO (lead), PORR S.A. (partner)
Contract volume: approx. PLN 422,5m (EUR 95m) net
Completion: 1st half of 2026

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Melanie Manner Press spokeswoman