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Our EHW’22 supporters
voestalpine Track Solutions Netherlands B.V. (formerly known as Railpro) supports managers and contractors in the construction and maintenance of rail infrastructure with innovative track solutions. Safe, reliable, and sustainable rail infrastructure forms the centerpiece of their work. Always aiming to be One Step Ahead the company has engineered the longest track coating line in the world (up to 360 meters of coated rails) and worked on prestigious infrastructure projects both nationally and internationally. The company’s goal is to connect the world of rail through their expertise of track construction materials and logistical concepts.
The Delft Universtiy of Technology in the Netherlands (TU Delft) is one of the top univerisities for technology in Europe and the world. It was founded in 1842, which makes in the oldest & largest dutch university. Nowadays, it is composed of 8 faculties and has about 21.000 students.
Most of the 16 bachelor programmes are taught in Dutch while the masters programmes are taught in English. TU has three officially recognized research institutes: Research Institute for the Built Environment, International Research Centre for Telecommunications-transmission and Radar and Reactor Institute Delft and additionally a few smaller ones. Some of the projects being developed there include for example Nuna, a solar-powered race car and six times winner of the World Solar Challenge, or the Project MARCH, a student team bulding an exoskeleton for paraplegics and the for the first Dutch exoskeleton team at the Cybathlon.
Hardt Hyperloop aims to create a global hyperloop network and achieve net-zero by 2050. Hardt Hyperloop was founded in 2016 by students from a former winning team of Elon Musk’s hyperloop competition. With vehicles traveling autonomously and at atonishingly high speeds, Hardt Hyperloop targets to reduce tranport times and connect people all over the world.
In collaboration with partners, Hardt Hyperloop was able to open the first european hyperloop test facility in 2017 and is currently working on high-speed facility.
Hardt Hyperloop doesn’t believe in boundaries or limitations and trusts that hyperloop will be a clean alternative to short-haul flights in a near future. With a promise of a safe, affordable and comfortable journey, Hardt Hyperloop aims to revolutionise traveling.
EuroTube is a Switzerland-based foundation that focuses on R&D and the development of testing infrastructure in the vacuum transport field. Their foundation actively promotes and fosters the Hyperloop ecosystem in Switzerland and across Europe. EuroTube has already supported EHW in 2021 and they will continue their partnership with us for 2022.
Swisspod is a leading player in the Hyperloop technology market founded in 2019 by two multiple-awarded winners of the SpaceX Hyperloop Competition, Denis Tudor and Cyril Dénéréaz. Their vision entails providing sustainable high-speed solutions for transport, and Swisspod aims to make Hyperloop a reality by 2030, thus transforming the future of transportation.
In their journey to achieve this, Swisspod built the first infinitive trajectory Hyperloop testing facility in the world in July 2021 in Switzerland and continues working on building a full-scale Hyperloop system in the U.S.
Swisspod’s innovative technology will enable different application types for both freight and passenger transport. With this technological advancement, the company’s final goal is to create disruption to how the world is connected today and bring people together by making Hyperloop a reality and an affordable medium of transportation in the near future.
Zeleros is the Spanish company leading the development of a hyperloop system to move at 1000km/h and 0 direct emissions. Zeleros’ unique technologies integrated in the vehicle enable the implementation of scalable hyperloop routes, drastically reducing the cost/kilometer of infrastructure and operating at safer pressures. They are also applying advanced mobility solutions for the automation of ports and airports.
Co-founded in 2016 by graduates from UPV after being awarded at the SpaceX’s (Elon Musk) competition in USA, Zeleros mobilizes +180 people worldwide, working with renowned industrial players like Acciona, Capgemini-Engineering, Red Electrica de España or Renfe, to bring hyperloop to reality within a decade.
Founded in 2017, Nevomo is working on a hybrid, hyperloop-driven solution for railways called the MagRail. With its innovative solution Nevomo wants to use the conventional, already existing railway tracks for their pods which will lead to a shorter time-to-market of their system while still being able to transport goods and people at a speed of 550kph.
Nevomo has already complete the first stage of construction of the longest passive magnetic levitation test track in Europe. The track is located in Poland, has a length of approx.700 meters and will allow testing the magnetic levitation, power systems and vehicle-infrastructure cooperation.
As advisors, planners, designers, engineers or consultants, the 50.000 employees of AECOM provide professional services at all stages of their client’s projects. Being headquartered in Dallas, AECOM is an american infrastructure consulting company. AECOM was created in 1990 as a merge of five entities and is now a Fortune 500 company.
With their technical expertise and innovative methods, AECOM is involved in many major projects world wide in various fields like urban planning, construction, cyber security or consulting, to name a few. As an example, AECOM is designing a new pier at Schiphol, Amsterdam’s airport, to increase its capacity.
Hyperloop Transport Technologies Inc. (Hyperloop TT) strives for making their vision a reality: a world without the complications of travel, wasting time and stress. Founded in 2013 in Los Angeles, HTT focuses on innovative transportation, specifically the realization of the Hyperloop. The more than 800 engineers are working on a technology to move people and goods at high speed safely, efficiently and sustainably.
After an agreement with the city council of Toulous in 2017, HTT now has a 320-meter-long and 4 meters in diameter test track on their research and development center near the Francazal Airport. Moreover, the company is partnering with several goverments and company to start implement the Hyperloop Technology. For example, in 2018 HTT announced a partnership with the Ohio Areawirde Coordiation Agency to work on a project to connect cities like Cleveland to Chicago..
Adolf Würth founded the Würth Group, of which Würth Elektronik is part of, in 1945. The Würth Group employs over 80.000 employees in more than 80 countries as one of the leading companies in assembly and fastening materials, screws and tooling.
With 23 production locations worldwide, Würth Elektronik is one of the most successful companies of the Würth Group.
Würth Elektronik operates internationally with its three company areas in various markets: electronic & electromechanical components, circuit boards, intelligent power and control systems.
In tech, the metaverse is on everyone’s lips nowadays. With its products, Tekle Holographics has the capability to bring the Metaverse into our real world!
3-dimensional visualizations usually require processing of large amounts of data and therefore often long processing times. Tekle Holographics have overcome this issue and are able to offer real immersive displays in full 3D and fast downloading times. Their products can be used across many different industries ranging construction and engineering to healthcare and entertainment.
Tekle Holographics’ products bring the advantage that it do not require wearing VR glasses or clumsy headsets. This way, Tekle Holographics enables you to still see your surroundings and your co-workers while discussing the visualization of your newest idea.
With a track of 7.000km and 1.4mio journeys per working day, ProRail connects people, cities and companies. ProRail is a goverment task organisation that is responsible for allocating rail capacity and traffic control. Founded in 2003, ProRail is headquartered in the Netherlands (Utrecht), from where it manages the maintenance, expansion, renewal and safety of the Dutch railway.
With over 4000 employees, ProRail consists of following infrastructure management organisations: Railinfrabeheer (Rail Infrastructure Management), Railned (railway capacity allocation) and Railverkeersleiding (traffic control ).
ProRail aims to keep constantly innovating to make travel even faster, more efficient and comfortable, to be able to increase passenger and freight transport by 30% by 2040 and to make the railway sector more sustainble, so that mobility do not stand in the way of a healthy environment.
From public transportation design to phygital architecture installations, MOJA Design is a company focused on aesthetic design and technical development. Headquartered in Stuttgart, MOJA Design offers comprehensive design consultancy, in particular in their three areas of specialization: industrial and product design, communication design and architecture.
In close collaboration with their customers, MOJA Design develops aesthetic and timeless products. In the process they focus on technical and functional improvement, by integrating strategic guidance and innovation into each project. In the development of Hyperloop transportation, MOJA Design pays special attention to the connection between pod design and the architecture of the stations to ensure maximum comfort of the passengers and a most effective use of this next-generation transportation system.
Schiphol Group is the Dutch airport management company that runs the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, but also owns further airports in the Netherlands like the Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Founded in 1920, it now has over 2300 employees. The Schiphol Airport is the third most used airport by passengers and has the fourth highest volume of cargo in europe. In 2019 alone, 1.57mio of tons of freight and 71.1mio passengers flew through Schiphol Airport.
Furthermore, Schiphol Group partners up with international airports to gain experience to become more efficient, reliable and sustainable and better connect our world. Since march 2016, a new terminal at Schiphol Airport is under construction, which will be ready by 2030 and will have a capacity of 14mio passengers per year.
Strukton is a Dutch construction and rail company, specialized in projects combining rail and civil engineering. The 4.300 employees work in the areas of design, financing, management and maintenance of infrastructure and accomodation. Founded in 1920 and being formerly part of Nederlandse Spoorwegen, the company was then merged with a Danish construction company and renamed Strukton.
Strukton is organised into 6 operating companies: Strukton Power, Rail, Civiel, International, Integrale Projecten and Rail Short Line bv. Using advanced technology and years of expertise, Strukton aims to constribute to safe, accessible and sustainble infractructure for everyone.
The Royal Netherlands Institute of Engineers (KIVI: Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs) has a long record of supporting engineers and engineering students with kickstarting and furthering their career since its foundation in 1847. KIVI works together with the tech industry, knowledge and research institutions, higher education, the government and foreign partners in order to organize activities such as conferences, workshops and competitions. This enables members to enhance their knowledge and expand their network in the engineering industry. Plus you can help solve societal challenges and learn more about profiling yourself and developing your career.
Nederlandse Spoorwagen (NS) is the main railway operator in the Netherlands, running 4.800 domestic trains on a daily basis and serving 1.1million passengers. Since 1938 Nederlandse Spoorwagen has been active in the public transportation sector, aiming to provide convenient, fast, safe and affordable travel.
With NS International taking care of international travel and NS Reizigers transporting nationally, Nederlandse Spoorwegen makes sure all passengers reach their desired destination. Furthermore, NedTrain takes care of the maintenance and modernisation of the trains and NS Stations looks after the continuous maintenance and improvement of its infrastructure and train stations, making Nederlandse Spoorwegen indispensable for everyday transportation in the Nederlands.