Hardt and TuTr Sign MoU on European – Indian Hyperloop Collaboration


Rotterdam, April 5, 2023 – Hardt Hyperloop, a leading European hyperloop technology company, and TuTr Hyperloop, a leading Indian hyperloop technology company, have announced a strategic partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the Dutch Trade Mission to India, in the presence of Mr. Mark Harbers, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, and Mr. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Indian Minister of Jal Shakti. This collaboration aims to achieve interoperable hyperloop technology between Europe and India, and foster joint efforts in the development, demonstration, de-risking, and deployment of hyperloop technology.

“We are excited to embark on this European-Indian collaboration between hyperloop companies, paving the way for seamless transportation across borders. By emphasizing interoperable hyperloop systems, we aim to reduce barriers to entry and foster a dynamic, innovative industry. Our partnership with TuTr will help expand the adoption of hyperloop technology globally, making high-speed, sustainable transportation more accessible to people around the world” – Mars Geuze, Co-Founder and CCO, Hardt Hyperloop

“TuTr Hyperloop has embarked on an Atmanirbhar initiative in the IIT Madras Ecosystem to develop a cost-effective sustainable high speed mobility technology solution for India. We are excited to partner with Hardt on this European Indian Collaboration to create common standards for an interoperable hyperloop system which will ensure that our solution will not only benefit India but can also be deployed across the world” – Dr. Aravind Bharadwaj, Co-Founder and CTO, TuTr Hyperloop

“The collaboration between Hardt and TuTr is a positive development. The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management has been an early supporter of hyperloop technology as an international public-private development. Witnessing the growth of the hyperloop ecosystem is a testament to the power of collaboration required to realize sustainable and groundbreaking transportation solutions like hyperloop.” – Mark Harbers, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management

As part of the MoU, both Hardt and TuTr agree to engage in discussions and negotiations in good faith to converge on hyperloop technology. The goal is to develop a roadmap that would result in an operational demonstration route before 2030. This collaboration is expected to accelerate the development of hyperloop technology and bring it closer to commercialization, transforming the future of transportation.

About Hardt Hyperloop

Hardt is a European hyperloop technology company that develops and supplies hyperloop technologies. With its test facilities in the Netherlands, Hardt has demonstrated and proven core hyperloop technologies. The company has received the commitment from the European Commission for an investment and is working with European regulators to provide a pathway for the commercialization of hyperloop technology in Europe.

About TuTr Hyperloop

TuTr Hyperloop is an Indian hyperloop technology company that designs, develops amongst others, ultra-high-speed ground transportation systems, consisting of vehicles traveling in reduced-pressure environments for passenger, cargo, and other transportation applications.

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