Sunday, September 18, 2005

Research Week I: Clemson University Restoration Institute

The Clemson University Restoration Institute (CURI) will be a major new research campus 82 acres of land and associated improvements, valued at $14.5 million, contributed by the City of North Charleston. $10.3 million of funding was also received for this project South Carolina Research University Infrastructure Bond Act.

The vision of the CURI is to provide sustainable and cost effective solutions to the ecological and built infrastructure restoration challenges facing industries, professions, and communities throughout the state, nation, and world.

A major center piece of the campus will be the restoration of the War Between The State era submarine, the CSS Hunley.

Charleston is the perfect place to a globally competitive cluster around restoration technologies and innovations.

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