Hardt Hyperloop is a technology company specialized in hyperloop, with its headquarter situated in the Netherlands. Hyperloop is a promising innovation that is faster and more energy-efficient than both airplanes and high-speed trains and meets the growing demand for sustainable and affordable high-speed transportation of freight and people. The founders of Hardt Hyperloop won the first international hyperloop competition by Elon Musk's SpaceX in 2017. Hardt is the initiator of the European Hyperloop Center, a test center to open in the Dutch province of Groningen in 2022. Also, the company has realized the first European full-scale hyperloop test facility and is the only company worldwide that has developed hyperloop lane switching technology, crucial for implementing a hyperloop network.