The launch of the Drone Innovation Center in Normandy (CIDN)
Le Havre, January 2021 – The Drone Innovation Center in Normandy (CIDN) was launched in December 2020, proclaiming Normandy as one of the major development centers of the drone industry in France.
The CIDN aims for drone device development across the territory by experimenting new and innovative solutions. Eight major drone actors founded this organisation : ROAV7 – NAE – 7cis – Polidrone – ABOT – Université Le Havre Normandie – Le Havre Seine Développement. They actively collaborate with the Smart Port City Project supported by the University of Le Havre Normandie for the drone section.
The center has two considerable goals :
- increasing drone activity in Normandy for these following applications : Crisis Management, Logistics, Maintenance, Safety and Monitoring, Resource Development,
- stimulating the development of innovative UAV solutions : full-deployment of drones, integration and assessment of sensors, On-board Artificial Intelligence.
ROAV7 commits to actively and efficiently participate in achieving the intended goals but also to contribute to the CIDN development thanks to its resources and means.
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