About the Hyperloop Development Program

About the Hyperloop Development Program

The Hyperloop Development Program is a public-private partnership, between the Dutch Ministries of Economics & Climate and Infrastructure & Water Management, the Dutch Province of Groningen and a group of industry parties and knowledge and research institutions, dedicated to develop hyperloop transportation…

Context

Context

The demand for transportation of both passengers and cargo is expected to triple by 2050, driven by global urbanization, economic growth and population growth. In order to cope with this growth, tens of trillions of euros need to be invested into transport infrastructure globally over the next decennia (ITF, 2019). At the same time, this growth in demand for transportation is antithetical to transportation to become more sustainable…

About hyperloop

About hyperloop

Safe, sustainable, high-speed transport for people and goods…

Hyperloop is a proposed mode of ground-based high-speed and sustainable transportation for carrying large volumes of passengers and freight that has the potential to become the most disruptive innovation in transportation since mass commercialization of the aviation industry.

The European Hyperloop Center Groningen

The European Hyperloop Center Groningen

The European Hyperloop Center (EHC) Groningen will be an open testing facility that will provide a home to developers from all over the world to test and validate their hyperloop technologies. It will serve as an R&D center for various activities such as developing safety standards. A place where companies and research institutions can work together to accelerate the realization of the hyperloop…

The ecosystem

The HDP has been designed as an inclusive ecosystem where companies and institutions can collaborate equally to accelerate the development of hyperloop.