Flyability

Flyability

Flyability Company

Purpose & Mission

PURPOSE

Flyability is a Swiss company building safe drones for operating indoors, in complex and confined spaces, and in contact with people.

By allowing drones to be used safely inside cities, inside buildings, and in contact with people, it enables new interactions and services with UAVs and solving the two most critical issues of one of the fastest growing industries: collision and injury risks.

MISSION

Flyability aims at becoming the leader in this segment of flying robotics, and be at the forefront of innovation to continuously deliver value, safety and fun to its customers.

We believe in a pragmatic, easy use of flying robots to solve today’s challenges and change the way we work, play and communicate. Flyability is backed by experienced investors who have built, grown and sold an impressive number of technology ventures.

Team

Flyability Team Picture

Flyability is a passionate team of roboticists from the best universities of the world and specialists in diverse fields such as composite materials, aerodynamics, building companies, and dealing with the fun of international shipping.

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages. Bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.”

—Ernest Shackleton.

Join Us

FLYABILITY IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW TALENTS!
LEARN FAST, SLEEP LITTLE, BUT MAKE A REAL POSITIVE CHANGE IN THE WORLD OF DRONES!

> IF YOU PREFER ASKING FORGIVENESS THAN PERMISSION

> IF YOU ARE READY TO GET OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE AND JUMP IN THE UNKNOWN

> IF YOU WANT TO TASTE THE CTO’S FAMOUS HOME-BAKED COOKIES

SEND US YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER THROUGH THE FORM BELOW

Founders

FLYABILITY SA IS A SWISS COMPANY FOUNDED IN 2014 AND BASED IN LAUSANNE.

SPiN-OFF FROM THE ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE AND THE LABORATORY OF INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, IT CURRENTLY EMPLOYS >20 FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES, DEDICATED TO TURNING DRONES INTO REAL PARTNERS FOR HUMANS.

Flyability Founders

DR. ADRIEN BRIOD

CO-FOUNDER AND CTO

After a MSc in robotics at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Harvard University, Adrien pursued a PhD at EPFL (Laboratory of Intelligent Systems) during which he developed and patented novel approaches for the stabilization of flying robots in cluttered environments. Through 6 years of research in the field, Adrien mastered all aspects of the flying robots technology including mechanical, electrical and software engineering.

Flyability Founders

PATRICK THÉVOZ

CO-FOUNDER AND CEO

Patrick earned in 2009 a Master’s degree in engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, focusing on the development of microsystems for applications in the biotechnology and space industries. He then started his career as a strategy consultant before co-founding Flyability with Adrien.

Our Supporters

FLYABILITY IS A SPIN-OFF FROM EPFL (ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE) AND WAS BORN AT THE LABORATORY OF INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS OF PROF. DARIO FLOREANO, AND SUPPORTED BY THE SWISS NATIONAL CENTER OF COMPETENCE IN ROBOTICS (NCCR ROBOTICS).

FLYABILITY IS PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY:

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Press

Press kit

FLYABILITY PRESENTS ITS NEW PRODUCT ELIOS AT AUVSI XPONENTIAL – MAY 2-5, 2016

01/05/2016
Flyability SA launches its new product Elios at AUVSI Xponential 2016. Visit our booth #1107 & 1109 to discover Elios!

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