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Dronetag accepted to DIANA Program by NATO

We take immense pride in being chosen as one of the select companies from a pool of 1300 applicants for the prestigious Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA), spearheaded by NATO. This recognition marks a significant milestone for Dronetag, affirming our dedication to innovation in the realm of unmanned aircraft systems.

Dronetag is set to receive crucial funding to advance our cutting-edge technologies, specifically designed for enhancing safety and efficiency in the European airspace. While DIANA operates under the auspices of NATO, it's important to underscore that our technological innovations are geared towards civilian applications. Rest assured, our commitment lies in ensuring the widespread and positive impact of our advancements in both military and civilian spheres.

As proponents of disruptive technology, we are steadfast in our mission to contribute to a future where unmanned aircraft systems play a pivotal role in shaping a peaceful and progressive landscape. The upcoming workshops, scheduled to unfold in the vibrant city of Tallinn, Estonia, are eagerly anticipated by our team. These workshops provide a unique platform for collaboration, knowledge exchange, and the exploration of groundbreaking ideas that will undoubtedly play a crucial role in defining the trajectory of unmanned aircraft technology.

In joining forces with DIANA and NATO, Dronetag is poised to be at the forefront of transformative developments in the aerospace industry. We are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead and look forward to leveraging this platform to propel our innovations to new heights, ultimately contributing to a safer and more technologically advanced future.

About DIANA:

DIANA utilizes its acceleration program and network of test centers to facilitate collaboration between startups, operational end users, scientists, and systems integrators. This collaboration aims to advance impactful deep tech solutions with dual-use applications for the Alliance.

Companies accepted into the DIANA accelerator program receive:

  1. Grants to support technology development and demonstration, along with participation in the DIANA accelerator program.
  2. Access to 10+ accelerators across the Alliance, with additional ones planned for the future.
  3. Utilization of 90+ test centers (with more in the pipeline) across the Alliance, allowing entrepreneurs to de-risk, demonstrate, and validate their proposed dual-use technological solutions.
  4. Mentoring from a diverse group, including scientists, engineers, industry partners, end users, and government procurement experts.
  5. Connection to an investor network associated with the Allied Capital Community for reliable third-party funding.
  6. Opportunities to showcase technology in operational environments.
  7. Pathways to enter the market within the NATO enterprise and 31 Allied markets.

Emerging Disruptive Technologies:

The evolving landscape of emerging and disruptive technologies is transforming how the Alliance operates during periods of peace, crisis, and conflict. To enhance NATO's technological capabilities, Allied nations are collaborating with the private sector to adopt and integrate new technologies while shaping standards.

Within various technology domains, DIANA will concentrate on big data, artificial intelligence (AI), autonomy, quantum, biotechnologies and human enhancement, energy and propulsion, novel materials, advanced manufacturing, and space. The focus is specifically on technologies that are dual-use (civilian and defense) and deep tech in nature, with the potential to address complex defense and security challenges.