Ford Make it Deliverable Challenge 2021
The 8th Edition of the Ford Make It Driveable Challenge offers companies an opportunity to fast-track products to market, targeting both commercial and passenger vehicle customers.
Using Ford’s bespoke platform, selected companies will have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of stakeholders across the Ford business.
The event will take place on November 3-4 and will include :
- Customer Clinics (for specially selected companies)
- Master Classes
- Mentor Sessions
- Access to both Ford Business and Technical Experts
The submitted ideas must be applicable to our passenger, fleet and commercial vehicles and fit into the following categories :
- Carbon Neutrality
- ICE Transition to BEV
- BEV Fleet Management
- Van Related Digital Ecosystem
- Voice Based Experiences
- Wearables & Active Lifestyle
- Journey Related Experiences & Services
Who Should Apply?
The Challenge is for European based companies interested in "getting in the car" with either a general idea for the Connected Vehicle, an idea utilizing Amazon Alexa Skills or an iOS or Android application.
Virtual Road Trips
A series of virtual road trips will take place to hear from the Ford team and test ideas - join the pre-challenge event by country or by focus area to learn how Ford works with startups. Some companies will be selected to pitch during these events.
Pre-Challenge Events - All Focus Areas
By country :
France - September 9th, all focused areas: https://buff.ly/3BL8ZeS
By focus area :
- September 30th - Commercial Vehicles
- October 4th - In-Vehicle Entertainment
- October 7th - Wearables/Healthy/Active Lifestyle
Please visit Ford’s official bespoke platform for more information and application