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4 Jun, 2024

Pioneering the future of aviation: DronePort and the ‘Indiana – Flanders’ MoU

In 2023, the MoU 'Indiana – Flanders' was signed at the Governor's office in Indianapolis, setting the stage for regional collaboration and innovation. Recently, Governor Eric Holcomb visited Flanders to meet with Flemish Prime Minister Jan Jambon and key leaders in autonomous driving and AI, hosted by Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT). Our CEO, Ward Decaluwe, presented DronePort's mission and vision, showcasing the potential of our business park for local and international companies eager to grow in these expanding markets.

Leading the way in carbon-free, automated air mobility

At DronePort, we are at the forefront of creating a carbon-free, fully automated, and autonomous air hub designed for advanced and urban air mobility. Our vision is clear: to enable CO2-neutral and quiet air movements powered by electricity, hydrogen, and other CO2-free fuels. Our airport operations will be fully automated, utilizing state-of-the-art drones and robots. This pioneering approach not only positions us as leaders in the industry but also sets a new standard for sustainability and efficiency in aviation.

The importance of collaboration

Agreements and collaborations like the ‘Indiana – Flanders’ MoU are crucial steps in our journey to lead one of the most significant revolutions in aviation since its inception. By forging strong partnerships with local and international companies specializing in AI, autonomous systems, carbon-free air systems, and sustainable energy solutions, we are building a robust ecosystem that drives innovation and growth.

Exciting projects on the horizon

We are thrilled about the game-changing projects currently in the pipeline at DronePort. These initiatives will push the boundaries of what is possible in the aviation industry and set new benchmarks for excellence and innovation. While we cannot reveal all the details just yet, we promise that exciting updates are on the way. Stay tuned to learn more about how DronePort is transforming the future of air mobility and creating unparalleled opportunities for companies worldwide.

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Innoptus Solar Team tests innovations in their solar car at DronePort

Innoptus Solar Team tests innovations in their solar car at DronePort

The Innoptus Solar Team has recently begun testing innovations in the penultimate version of their solar car. These initial tests took place on the runway at DronePort, a hub of cutting-edge technology and a living lab for CO2-free and autonomous mobility. The team is gearing up for the prestigious SASOL Solar Challenge in South Africa, set to take place in September. This is a prestigious event in the world of sustainable transportation, showcasing the latest advancements in solar-powered vehicles.

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