Unifly News

Sep 5, 2019

SAFIR Open Day: One step closer to integrated drone traffic management

Sint-Truiden, Belgium, 5 September 2019 – The U-space SAFIR consortium, a group of 13 public and private organisations, hosted an open day at DronePort, Sint-Truiden today, successfully showcasing integrated drone traffic management for a broad range of drone operations. European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc came to see the progress made.

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Sep 3, 2019

Volocopter demonstration in Helsinki shows successful ATM/UTM integration

On August 29, 2019, Volocopter demonstrated their electric air taxi performing a flight at Helsinki Airport in Finland, successfully integrated into both Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) systems.

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Aug 23, 2019

Finnish police successfully test UTM systems during GOF trials

Photo: www.is.fi

Unifly is a contributing partner to the Gulf of Finland (GOF) project, one of six U-space demonstration projects. The Gulf of Finland (GOF) U-space demonstration project is funded by the SESAR Joint Undertaking. Unifly contributes to the project with its world-leading Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) technology, alongside two other UTM providers.

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Jul 29, 2019

The Future of Transportation World Conference 2019

The Future of Transportation is a world-leading conference on the subject of ‘What Next?’. The primary theme this year is ‘Do or Die’.

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Jul 26, 2019

Commercial UAV Expo Americas 2019

Commercial UAV Expo Americas is North America’s leading trade show and conference focused on commercial drone integration and operation in various industries, including construction, security, energy & utilities and many more.

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Jul 23, 2019

ICAO Innovation Fair 2019

The ICAO Innovation Fair aims to serve as the global forum of States for international civil aviation. The broad objective is to display and educate the sector on the opportunities that innovation brings.

It also has the goal to provide key insights to key decision makers in the industry, and to inspire innovation in each respective Member State.

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Jul 22, 2019

New York UAS Symposium 2019

Unifly partner NUAIR will be hosting the second annual New York UAS Symposium later this year in September. Last year's edition saw 300 participants joining the event, with even more participants expected for this year's edition.

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Jul 22, 2019

InterDrone 2019

InterDrone is an international drone conference and exposition featuring a comprehensive conference program with the industry's top speakers from leading organizations and institutions such as DJI, the FAA and more.

Artfully designed to maximize your time, explore 4 days of pre conference workshops as well as panels, sessions, over a dozen industry keynotes and special events.

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Jul 2, 2019

Global drone traffic leader Unifly raises €17m ($19.3m) in B-round

Unifly NV, provider of the world’s leading unmanned traffic management (UTM) software for drone enablement, has completed a €17m Series B capital raise bringing in investors including Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS - the national air traffic control authority of Germany) and FPIM (sovereign wealth fund of Belgium).

Unifly's most recent investor is Belgium's Federal Holding and Investment Company (SFPI-FPIM). FPIM centrally manages the federal government’s shareholdings, cooperates with the government on specific projects and pursues its own investment policy in the interests of the Belgian economy. It acquires equity in companies that are of strategic importance.

Existing investors Terra Drone (drone solution provider in Japan), QBIC and PMV (Belgian early stage investors) also participated in the round. Bryan, Garnier & Co., Europe’s growth investment bank, advised Unifly on this transaction.

Unifly is the leading provider of UTM software worldwide, enabling the tracking and management of drones alongside commercial aviation in order to provide visibility on where drones can fly, request and provide flight approvals, manage potential conflicts and implement regulations including no-fly zones.

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Jun 26, 2019

Unifly wins A1 IoT Challenge

On June 25th, Unifly had the honor of winning A1 Telekom Austria's Internet of Things Challenge. The challenge consisted of an initial remote pitch and a final pitch of the top 5 companies in front of a jury to determine the winner.

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