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7 & 8 Sep 2022

ExCeL LONDON

Innovation Awards

We are on the lookout for the most ground-breaking product or service currently on the market within the sector. The inaugural DroneX Innovation Award will be awarded to the business that can convince the expert judges at the event that their product or service is exactly that. Each nominee will have the chance to pitch why they feel their product or service is the most innovative and deserve the award.

All the nominees and judges will be announced 6 weeks prior to the event. So keep your eye out for this and get to know the businesses leading the way in the sector.

  • Nominees

  • Agenda

    • 2:00pm - UAV Works Group
    • 2:20pm - Airial Robotics Ltd UK
    • 2:40pm - Sabre Global UK / X Sun
    • 3:00pm - Robotto
    • 3:20pm - Gadfin
    • 3:30pm - Deliberation Time
  • Judges

    • Graham Brown: Speaking at the DroneX

      Graham Brown

      ARPAS-UK – The UK Drone Association

      Graham is ARPAS-UK CEO and has served as a director of a wide range of international and British businesses in the technology, manufacturing, services, e-retail and financial services sectors. His breadth of experience includes business development, marketing, acquisitions, turnaround as well as fund raising and investment in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia Pacific markets. Graham is also part-time non-executive Chairman of an aluminium powder coating business and Vice-Chairman of Qualicoat, the industry standards organisation.

    • Graham Brown: Speaking at the DroneX

      Adrien Bécue

      AIRBUS

      Adrien Bécue (M) is Head of Innovation of Airbus Cybersecurity. He graduated from Toulouse Business School in 2003 with a Master in Aerospace Management. In 2004, he joined the French defence procurement agency (DGA) as a Program Purchaser for Land Weapon systems. In this position he managed a portfolio of industrial and research projects driven by Network-Centric Warfare and Digital Battlefield transformations. He joined EADS group in 2008 to manage acquisition programs in Tactical Communication systems for the French Navy and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) deployed in Afghanistan. In 2010 he became Research & Technology Project Manager for border security and maritime surveillance projects.

      Since December 2019 he is Coordinator of H2020 project SeCoIIA, addressing the needs of Secure Collaborative Intelligent Industrial Assets for Factories of the Future.

    • Claire Owen: Speaking at the DroneX

      Claire Owen

      DronePrep

      Adrien Bécue (M) is Head of Innovation of Airbus Cybersecurity. He graduated from Toulouse Business School in 2003 with a Master in Aerospace Management. In 2004, he joined the French defence procurement agency (DGA) as a Program Purchaser for Land Weapon systems. In this position he managed a portfolio of industrial and research projects driven by Network-Centric Warfare and Digital Battlefield transformations. He joined EADS group in 2008 to manage acquisition programs in Tactical Communication systems for the French Navy and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) deployed in Afghanistan. In 2010 he became Research & Technology Project Manager for border security and maritime surveillance projects.