Up!Rotterdam Podcast

Hardt Hyperloop co-founder Tim Houter on the future of transport and finding funding.

March 29, 2022 Tim Houter Season 2 Episode 2
Up!Rotterdam Podcast
Hardt Hyperloop co-founder Tim Houter on the future of transport and finding funding.
Show Notes

Tim Houter is the co-founder of Hardt Hyperloop. Founded in 2016, the team at Hardt is working tirelessly to disrupt the transport industry with an innovative and sustainable mode of transport. With a recent 15 Million euro grant from the European Union, they are building a new test facility in the European Hyperloop Center in Groningen. 

Tim has a background in mechanical engineering at TU Delft, where he has been on a winning streak when it comes to fast modes of transport. He spent 2 years engineering prize winning lightweight electric cars with the Universities Racing team. And in 2017, Tim and his co-founders won first prize in the international SpaceX Hyperloop competition, organized by Elon Musk. 

In this episode, we'll cover the following topics:

  • The future of transport;
  • Finding funding;
  • Creating European Standards for Hyperloop;


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