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IIT Madras team to present Hyperloop concept to Elon Musk in LA

The concept of Hyperloop was floated by Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, and has the potential to revolutionise the transportation industry

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Avishkar Hyperloop is comprised of a group of enterprising engineers, designers and business think tanks who work together at the Centre For Innovation, a student innovation lab at IIT Madras

T E Narasimhan Chennai
Avishkar Hyperloop, a team of engineering students from IIT Madras, have been shortlisted for the final round of SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition 2019 to be held in Los Angeles, California in July 2019. P2P lending firm RupeeCircle will sponsor the group’s mission. The IIT students beat 20 other finalists in the competition.

Avishkar Hyperloop is comprised of a group of enterprising engineers, designers and business think tanks who work together at the Centre For Innovation (CFI) – a student innovation lab at IIT Madras – with the goal of designing and developing a new mode of transport, the Hyperloop. 

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First Published: Jun 11 2019 | 2:10 PM IST

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