Leading the Way Forward

MERMEC proudly announces a pioneering talk with business and institutional leaders shaping the future of innovation and research in the transportation industry. Within the 11th WCRR setting, the World Congress on Railway Research, Hyperloop One and Transpod will eradicate any doubts on the ôFifth mode of transportationö (as said by Elon Musk) and how to reach 1200 km/h for human-safe travels.

 May 30, 2016

Milan - May 30, 2016 – We are pleased to announce the special event "Leading the Way Forward" will be held on May 30, 7:00 pm at the WCRR 2016 Congress Venue Auditorium. We specifically chose WCRR as the perfect stage to promote the groundbreaking Hyperloop project that involves both long-term vision and the near future.

We, at MERMEC, believe the only way to envision the future is to build it with facts. A pioneering talk to free our imagination on the opened possibilities and to outline the boundaries of the future, tangible scenarios.

The CEOs of Hyperloop One, Transpod, Italian Railways and MERMEC, together with Italian Minister of Research, Universities and Education, will discuss the future of innovation and research in the transportation industry.

Speakers
Andrea Certo, CEO MERMEC
Knut Sauer, VP Strategy and Business Development Hyperloop One
Sebastien Gendron, Founder & CEO Transpod
Renato Mazzoncini, CEO Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane
Stefania Giannini, Italian Minister of Education, Universities and Research

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MERMEC is the Platinum sponsor of the 11th World Congress on Railway Research (www.WCRR2016.org) to highlight the crucial importance that research has for the development of the high tech solutions and will contribute to the pioneering research presenting eight technical papers pushing forward the boundaries of innovation.

MERMEC will also open the innovation’s doors with special guided tours on the cutting-edge Measuring Trains developed for the Italian Railways: “Diamante”, the High-Speed Measuring Train, “Caronte”, the measuring vehicle for signalling and TLC networks.

Come together and join us at "Leading the Way Forward".

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About Hyperloop One

Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation by developing the world’s first Hyperloop, an elegant, integrated structure to move passengers and cargo between two points immediately, safely, efficiently, and sustainably. Our team has the world’s leading experts in engineering, technology and transport project delivery, working in tandem with global partners and investors to make Hyperloop a reality, now. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company was founded in 2014 by its Executive Chairman Shervin Pishevar and CTO Brogan BamBrogan, and is led by CEO Rob Lloyd.
More info on http://www.hyperloop-one.com

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About TransPod

TransPod Inc. is a startup dedicated to bringing the hyperloop to reality. TransPod’s defining feature is innovation and cutting-edge research, and it is aggressively working to create the world’s leading hyperloop design. The company has already designed a first half-scale prototype, and intends to present a full-scale concept at the InnoTrans Rail show in September 2016 in Berlin. TransPod developed an academic collaboration with the University of Toronto’s Institute for Multidisciplinary Design and Innovation (IMDI) and corporate partnerships with REC Architecture. The company has already attracted top engineering talent in aerospace, physics, electromagnetics, signal processing and computer engineering fields. TransPod has a prominent advisory board and has created interest from the international transportation and engineering community.
More info on http://www.transpod.ca/

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