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13 November 2018|

Drone company Flyability raises 11 million dollars

Flyability announces the closing of an 11 million dollar fundraiser, bringing the total amount raised by the company to 16 million dollars since its founding in 2014.

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30 October 2018|

EPFL researchers develop small flying robots able to pull objects up to 40 times their weight

Researchers from EPFL and Stanford have developed small drones that can land and then move objects up to 40 times their weight with the help of powerful winches, gecko adhesives and microspines.

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1 August 2018|

EPFL researchers develop drone that deforms upon impact

Drawing inspiration from insects, EPFL scientists have designed a new type of drone that is flexible enough to absorb shocks without breaking before returning to its original shape.

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15 June 2018|

Medical delivery drones take off in Switzerland

The Swiss Post has partnered with drone manufacturer Matternet to transport lab samples via BVLOS flights between two Bern hospitals.

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1 March 2018|

In Valais, H55 develops the electric plane of the future

The start-up created by André Borschberg, co-founder and pilot of the Solar Impulse project, has raised almost 5 million francs. These funds will allow the company to work on an all-electric two-seater aircraft capable of flying for two hours.

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