Glasgow ‘counter-drone’ start-up aims high after six-figure investment boost
Gibson Robotics, which was only established last year, has gained the backing of Gabriel Investment Syndicate, a Scottish business angel syndicate specialising in funding high-risk business ventures with promising commercial potential.
Gibson’s high-speed drones physically capture other drones in a net after being launched by a catapult and monitored by a human operator.
Founded by Glasgow-based Joe Gibson, an electronic and electrical engineering graduate from the University of Strathclyde, the start-up will receive a total of £217,000.
Led by Gabriel, the funding round also includes support from Scottish Enterprise, Strathclyde Inspire: Entrepreneurs Fund (SEIF), the University of Strathclyde’s dedicated early-stage investment fund, and two private investors.
The funding will enable the company to accelerate the development of its products. The…