EPFLoop advances to the finals of the 2019 pod competitionMarch 5, 2019
EPFLoop is a Hyperloop team coming from Swiss École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition was the first one for them where they were selected as one of the top three teams in the world. They scored the maximum score for reliability and ranked third by speed (201 km/h on 300m long track).
The #EPFLoop team is proud to announce its official qualification for the 2019 #HyperLoop Pod Competition’s final phase held this Summer at @SpaceX headquarters, California. @MartinVetterli
A big thank you to our Platinum Sponsors: @cransmontana, @BOBSTglobal and @EPFL . pic.twitter.com/nJCcHf1lIU
— EPFL Hyperloop (@epfloop) March 5, 2019
Looks like the team is getting more and more excited to compete again. The mission description on their website says:
Our universal aim of advancing Hyperloop technology and our wish to be included in the shaping of the fifth mode of transportation is what brought us together. Our team is made up of inspiring professors and passionate students from EPFL, all prepared to put our hearts and souls into this futuristic competition. We believe that our diverse backgrounds and robust engineering skills will allow us to achieve our common goal!