CU-ICAR gets $2 million federal grant for research building
June 19, 2014
The federal government is giving $2 million to the Clemson University Center for Automotive Research for its planned Research One Building that will provide office and lab space for companies to develop technologies in the automotive, mobility and energy fields. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced the Economic Development Administration grant Wednesday.
The building architect, LS3P, said in December when preliminary design work was starting that the 75,000-square-foot building has a projected cost of $9 million. The four-story building next to the BMW Information Technology Resource Center includes 22,000 square feet of high-bay research space and areas for Clemson’s Department of Automotive Engineering, classrooms and labs.
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