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19 - 02 - 2019

URSUS BUS S.A. - winner of the government NCBR project

URSUS BUS S.A. - winner of the government project of the NCRD (NCBR in Polish) on the development of a national electric bus.

The next stage of the National Center for Research and Development's implementation is the conclusion of the contract with the Ursus Bus consortium, which ultimately presented the most advantageous offer. For the implementation of all three stages of the R & D phase in accordance with the offer submitted as part of the Ursus Bus procedure, it is expected to obtain financing in the amount of PLN 22,350,000 net.

The B + R phase is divided into three stages:

Stage 1 - development of the 12 meter vehicle documentation (in line with the expectations of the ordering party) - The NCRD is planning to award 2.500.000 PLN net / entity, the time of the implementation of the stage is 195 days. After this time, the NCRD will evaluate the submitted documentation in terms of meeting the requirements of the ToR. Entities whose documentation will be positively evaluated by the NCRD will be admitted to the next phase.

Stage 2 - development of the 12 meter vehicle's prototype - The NCRD is planning to award PLN 4,850,000 net / entity, the time of the implementation of the stage is 225 days. After this stage, the NCRD will evaluate the prototype in terms of meeting the requirements of the ToR. Entities whose 12m prototype will be positively assessed by NCRD and the ordering party during tests will be admitted to the next phase.

Stage 3 - development of a series of prototypes of vehicles: 10m, 12m and 18m - NCRD plans to award 15.000.000 PLN net / entity, the time of the implementation of the stage is 215. After this stage, NCBiR will evaluate the presented series of vehicles in terms of meeting the requirements of the ToR. The next phase (implementation) will be admitted by entities whose series of vehicles will be positively evaluated by NCRD and the ordering party.

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