Drone Flight Control Startup Fusion Engineering Raises €700k To Create The Future Of Drones Today
Fusion Engineering, a Dutch flight control startup based in Delft, announced that it has raised €700k in its first investment round. Investors include the Dutch Graduate Entrepreneur Fund and a consortium of experienced angel investors. The investment will allow Fusion Engineering to bring their flight controller, the ‘brain’ inside every drone, to the commercial drone market.
Fusion’s flight controller improves the stability and reliability of drone flights. This is a key step towards the success of many promising commercial drone applications. For example, last-mile delivery, drone shows over urban areas, and maintenance at difficult to reach locations.
CEO Robert Crone: “Thanks to our unique algorithms, drones can respond much quicker to disturbances, such as gusts of wind. In a wind tunnel tests we have demonstrated a 7x smaller deflection compared to the current technology. Now that we have taken the technology from an academic promise to being commercially…