Dubai to Fujairah in 10 minutes: Hyperloop to connect two emirates

As part of its Future Partnership Program, Dubai Future Foundation has announced that it will host the ‘Build Earth Live’ contest organised by ‘Astie’ for the Hyperloop Designs in September 2016 in Dubai.

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By Staff  www.emirates247.com

As part of its Future Partnership Program, Dubai Future Foundation has announced that it will host the ‘Build Earth Live’ contest organised by ‘Astie’ for the Hyperloop Designs in September 2016 in Dubai.

The event includes designing a hyperloop link project that will reduce the distance between Dubai and Fujairah to less than 10 minutes of travel time.

The 48-hour contest will involve international scientific cooperation to introduce the latest technology on Hyperloop transportation designs.

More than 100 participants have enrolled under teams from various engineering and scientific international enterprises, and in the final stage, six teams will explain their project in front of evaluation judges.

Commenting on the event, Mohammed Al Gergawi, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation, said: “Dubai is hosting this global event as part of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make the UAE and Dubai a global platform for innovative minds to come together to create futuristic solutions on issues of relevance to humanity. More info

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