Development of an ecosystem and professional drone solutions

Aeroport Le Havre Octeville qui accueille le CIDN Centre Innovation Drones en Normandie
  • Collaborative project involving the world of research, the aeronautical industry and contractors, launched in December 2020
  • Objectives: to make Normandy a centre of excellence for research and experimentation on UAVs and their professional applications
  • Located on the site of Le Havre-Octeville airport
  • 8 founding members: University of Le Havre Normandie (notably the GREAH and LITIS laboratories), Normandie AeroEspace, Le Havre Seine Métropole, Le Havre Seine Développement and the companies 7CIS, Roav7, Abot and Polidrone
  • Ongoing research, particularly in collaborative mobile robotics (unmanned flight in swarms, on-board artificial intelligence, sensors), flight autonomy (hydrogen-powered drone and in-flight energy management)
  • Experiments and potential applications: air quality assessment, warehouse or ro-ro terminal inventories, medical transport (maritime emergencies) or surveillance and safety of risky or agricultural areas (reforestation of our territory)

Setting up, investment, development:
rely on Le Havre Seine Développement

Le Havre Seine Développement, the economic development agency for the Le Havre region, prospects, advises and supports companies in their project to set up, invest or develop in Le Havre and its region (Le Havre and Fécamp intercommunities).

The agency’s added value also lies in its expertise in different sectors, its knowledge of the territory and the various people who can contribute to the development of your project (potential clients or partners, administrations, financiers, etc.).

How can we help your project?

  • Searching for premises or land
  • Networking with potential partners, customers and service providers
  • Relationship with the administration
  • Searching for funding
Helène MIQUETIndustrial Business Developer
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