Ten companies join innovation center Hive.Mobility

Ten companies have signed an agreement, officially joining the Hive.Mobility network. Hive.Mobility is the innovation center for smart and sustainable mobility. A large network of partners in the Northern Netherlands is working together within Hive.Mobility on the transition to a more sustainable and smarter mobility of goods and people.

Foto Michel van der Mark, Qbuzz.

Five questions for… Michel van der Mark (Qbuzz)

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. This month Michel van der Mark, director of market development at Qbuzz.

Foto lege metro.

Partners Hive.Mobility join forces in new COVID-19 study

How do we best organize our mobility during and after the corona crisis? The University of Groningen and the municipality of Groningen, together with a large number of other universities and institutions, are jointly researching the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on our mobility system.

Foto straat binnenstad Groningen.

Hive.Mobility partners obtain subsidy for urban logistics innovation project

Hive.Mobility partners municipality of Groningen, the University of Groningen and OV-bureau Groningen Drenthe, together with Dropper and numerous international partners, have secured a subsidy from the EU for the ULaaDS (Urban Logistics As An on-Demand Service) project.

Fietsers, voetgangers en bakfiets in binnenstad Groningen.

The Municipality of Groningen organizes information meetings on the vision of city logistics 2025

A safe, clean and attractive city center with enough space for everyone. That is what the municipality of Groningen wants to achieve. But it is getting busier, fuller and there is more and more traffic. This means that the municipality must handle the available space in a smart way. That is why the municipality is …

Logo Startup in Residence.

Startups wanted!

Startups can register themselves again this year for Startup in Residence Northern Netherlands. This is a program through which the government gives startups the space to come up with innovative ideas and solutions for social challenges. It’s the first time that public organizations from three provinces work together in Startup in Residence (SIR). More than …

Autonoom vliegende drone bij landingsplaats.

First Autonomous Flying demo day was successful

On July 15, 2020, the first demonstration day Autonomous Flying took place, which was jointly organized by Hive.Mobility, the province of Groningen and DroneHub GAE. DroneHub GAE has started the long-term Autonomous Flying programme on behalf of and in collaboration with the province of Groningen. The first step is to organize test flights and live demonstrations.

Waterstofvrachtwagen Hyzon, Holthausen.

Holthausen opens the first European factory for hydrogen trucks in Groningen, with American HYZON

The company Holthausen Clean Technology from Hoogezand opens, together with the American company HYZON Motors Inc., a factory for hydrogen trucks. HYZON announces the launch of HYZON Motors Europe B.V its new European headquarters and manufacturing center based in Groningen.

ATO: Automatic Train Operation

Passengers test automatically controlled train

About 50 train travellers made their first ride in an automatically controlled train. The train ran between Groningen and Zuidhorn. A first on the Dutch railway, happening in Groningen. The test drives provide important information about how travellers experience driving an automatically operated train (ATO).