Check out this Mashable article on drones and how they are helping researchers to study wildlife in ways not previously possible, which includes an interview about Wildlife Drones, our wildlife radio-tracking drones.
We were thrilled to receive an Innovation ACT Award and $10,000 seed money for Wildlife Drones last night at the IACT16 Awards Night! This will enable us to begin work on our next animal radio-tracking drone for use by early adopters – exciting! Want to use a drone to save yourself lots of time and effort when tracking animals? … More Wildlife Drones wins Innovation ACT Award!
Fantastic news! Wildlife Drones has been selected in the Top 10 teams for Innovation ACT 2016! Next we head to the Shine Dome (Australian Academy of Sciences) for our inaugural pitch night where we get 5 minutes to pitch for a share in $50,000 seed money for our venture. If you would like to come along, hear … More Wildlife Drones in Top 10 teams for Innovation ACT!
We are thrilled that we have been accepted into CSIRO’s latest ON Prime Innovation Program in Canberra! This pre-accelerator program helps teams validate their research, such as our Wildlife Drones, and discover a real world application for it. It provides an opportunity to help unlock the entrepreneurial nous required to take our functional prototype to … More Wildlife Drones accepted into CSIRO’s ON Prime Innovation Program!
Conservation biologist and global pioneer of drone radio tracking in research from the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society Dr Debbie Saunders has completed Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) training this week to get her own UAV Controllers Certificate certified by CASA. Dr Saunders, together with the Australian Centre of Field Robotics (ACFR), created and tested the use of drone … More Drone radio tracking pioneer gets her wings