As part of its Future Partnership Program the Dubai Future Foundation has declared that it will host the Build Earth Live contest in September in Dubai. The contest will be organized by Astie for Hyperloop Designs. The contest includes designing a hyperloop link project that will reduce the travel time between Fujairah and Dubai on the opposite side of the Arabian peninsula to less than 10 minutes. Currently it takes just over two hours to travel the 102 miles (165 kilometers) between Dubai and the emirate of Fujairah.
Hyperloop to make transportation smarter in Dubai
The 48-hour-long contest will involve international scientific cooperation to announce the latest technology on hyperloop transportation designs. More than 100 people have enrolled as part of teams from many scientific and engineering international enterprises. Six teams will get a chance to explain their projects in the final stage to the judges.
Dubai is hosting this worldwide event as part of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, Prime Minister and Vice-President of the UAE, to make Dubai and the UAE a global platform for innovative minds to come together and create futuristic solutions on issues of relevance to humanity, said Mohammed Al Gergawi, Managing Director of the Dubai Future Foundation and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
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