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Five questions for… Stefan Marges, European Hyperloop Center, and Ilse Mensink, Hive.Mobility

The European Hyperloop Center is located in the Northern Netherlands. All technological hyperloop concepts will soon be able to be tested and demonstrated in this test facility. What is the current status of the realization of the European Hyperloop Center and how is the cooperation with the region progressing? Time for a short interview with …

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Blog: How can I reduce my carbon footprint by using smart mobility?

By Annelies Veenstra Being aware of the impact that we have as society on the environment is obvious, right? Well, most of you think so but in reality, we are too little informed by municipalities to know what’s right and wrong in our travel behavior! An emerging and contemporary term is ‘smart mobility’ but what …

Panel discussion: the opportunities and challenges of shared mobility

Shared mobility can play an important role in the mobility transition, but it also brings up new challenges and issues. During the HIVE MIND event, various speakers from the market, government and research discussed this topic.

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European Hyperloop Center in conversation with HUSA Logistics about temporary location hyperloop test track in Veendam

After the allocation of 15 million euros from the European Commission at the end of 2021, the development of the test center for the hyperloop in Groningen has gained momentum. In Meerstad, near the city of Groningen, a location was designated in 2019 for the construction of this test center. The European Hyperloop Center (EHC) …

BAM joins Hive.Mobility innovation center

BAM Infra Nederland and Hive.Mobility have signed an agreement whereby BAM Infra joins the network of Hive.Mobility as a strategic partner.

Campus Groningen and partners tackle mobility with Action Agenda Smart Mobility Campus 2022-2030

One look at the Ring road South in Groningen and one realises how important proper accessibility and mobility are. Also for Campus Groningen it is a challenge to encourage smart, sustainable and healthy mobility, because more and more visitors find their way to the Campus. That is why Campus Groningen, Groningen Bereikbaar, Hive.Mobility, University of …

ATO: Automatic Train Operation

New test with automatically controlled train

A new trial with an automatically controlled train will start next summer. The NS, Arriva and ProRail will jointly carry out tests between Groningen Main Station and De Vork depot near Haren. The tests consist of remote control of a train from a so-called ‘Remote Operations Center’ via a 5G connection. From a distance In …

Five questions for…Carine Joosse en Chris Dijksterhuis (Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen)

Every month we ask one of our partners 5 questions. Read below what they do, how important mobility and innovation is to them and how they see the future of mobility. We asked 5 questions to Carine Joosse, Dean Institute of Life Science & Technology at Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen and chairwoman of …

Exploration sustainable shared mobility in the Northern Netherlands

Sustainable shared mobility can play an important role in solving various mobility issues. Shared mobility can potentially contribute to challenges in the field of accessibility, spatial planning of cities and, for example, CO2 reduction. However, shared mobility is not easily available for all areas and groups. This was the reason for Hanze University of Applied …