New UniSA Health Innovation Building

UniSA is developing a new 14 storey $247.3M health and innovation facility on North Terrace as an integral part of the South Australian Health and Biomedical Precinct on North Terrace. The new facility will incorporate the SciCEd Gallery, a new innovative gallery promoting science and innovation and community engagement.  It will also provide new specialist teaching and research laboratories for the School of Pharmacy Biomedical Sciences and specialist research facilities, laboratories and office accommodation for the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB)

The new Health Innovation Building, scheduled to open in 2018, will be an integral part of the South Australian Health and Biomedical Precinct on North Terrace, opening up a number of new health research, teaching and community engagement opportunities.

Project Client and Project Manager: UniSA
Principal Consultants: Swanbury Penglase+ BVN
Managing Contractor: Hansen Yuncken
Electrical Contractor: NSG Boffa
Building Services Engineers: KBR+ARUP

Building Image courtesy of Insight Visuals


BE Switchcraft provided the Main Switchboard through the electrical contractor NSG Boffa. This included a high degree of engineering capability to meet project requirements and site spatial restrictions.


The Main Switchboard features:

  • 3000A Main Switchboard
  • 65KA fault level
  • High level metering
  • Comprehensive Building Management Systems

BE Switchcraft is proud to be a part of a project that will greatly enhance health services and drive research that will save lives across the state and beyond.



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