Government Contract | South Carolina
Design Services for Automobile Concept

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000489438

Bid Title: Design Services for Automobile Concept

Agency Bid No. Title: 71353849

Received Date: 02/18/2016

Close Date: 02/25/2016

Purchase Type: 18 month contract

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Deep Orange is a framework that immerses graduate automotive engineering students into the world of afuture OEM and/or supplier. Working collaboratively, students, multi-disciplinary faculty, andparticipating industry partners focus on producing a new vehicle prototype each year. Each projectincorporates integrating breakthrough product innovations and new processes providing theautomotive engineering students with hands-on experience in vehicle design, engineering, prototypingand production from the time they enter into the academic program until graduation.Each Deep Orange project addresses a unique societal challenge. Deep Orange 8 will develop anautonomous vehicle that will be designed for a broad range of users in mind including those who useelectric wheelchairs, scooters, walkers and other assistive devices. Deep Orange 8 will not be marketedas a vehicle specifically for individuals with mobility challenges, but rather a vehicle that can enablehealthy, able-bodied users who want to spend their time in a vehicle doing activities other than driving.This vehicle must appeal to families, business professionals who want to work during their commute,teens as well as those in which traditional driving is either not possible or a physical or cognitivechallenge. Our goal is to develop a novel sustainable mobility solution that inspires end-users whilebeing accessible and affordable to all.

Product Code: 92505

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Clemson University

State: South Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Procurement Services, Administrative Services Bldg., 108 Perimeter Rd., Clemson, South Carolina, 29634



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