Beagle Systems proves most successful startup
The most successful start-up award went to Beagle Systems, which develops and operates long-range drones up to 200 kilometres and up to three kilogrammes payload to monitor infrastructure and transport medicines. The firm is among the first to fly long-range and out of sight of the remote pilot. Flights all over Germany are controlled remotely from Hamburg. Four German states have already issued permits after test flights were successfully completed. Founders Oliver Lichtenstein, Jerry Tang and Mitja Wittersheim secured Exist funding from the German Ministry for Economics and Energy (BMWi) and InnoRampUp funding from the Hamburg Investment and Development Bank (IFB Hamburg).