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€ 550k for simpler and safer drone flights

Airobot, a start-up determined to make drone flights easier and simpler, has raised € 550,000 in new funding from JK Invest, Investor LRM and the imec istart-program.

De Tijd, a Belgian newspaper, reports that start-up Airobot, also Belgian, secured € 550,000 in a first round of funding. The company mainly focusses on land surveying and making volumetric calculations based on aerial imagery.

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Aitobot mainly focusses on land surveying and making volumetric calculations based on aerial imagery. - Photo: Airobot
Aitobot mainly focusses on land surveying and making volumetric calculations based on aerial imagery. - Photo: Airobot

Commercialise the Z-mapper drone

It wants to use the funding to commercialise its Z-mapper drone that is based on the Acecore ZOE, a professional all-weather-drone with an autonomy of over 30 minutes.

Airobot also wants to further develop its A-mapper drone, a small surveillance drone that broadcasts real-time video imagery.

In 2019, the company will move to the new Campus Droneport in Sint-Truiden, which is a new campus dedicated to innovation in aviation to open early 2019.

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