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10 most exciting Drone Startups in India conquering the skies

10 most exciting Drone Startups in India conquering the skies

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Drones are considered a next-gen trending technology that is stated to bring changes in various industries including retail, agriculture, energy & utilities. But besides these, another area that drones have overall is commercial space industry.

We, therefore, decided to dig deeper into this area and list down 10 innovative startups that are dedicated to commercial UAV’s. Here’s the list in alphabetic order.



AIRPIX, using state-of-the-art UAVs, specializes in providing aerial data collection & processing services to industries as varied as real estate, GIS, industrial inspections, mining, agriculture and surveying. We deliver specific, low risk and cost effective solutions. AIRPIX systems are built for enterprise with safety, reliability and endurance in mind and can cover large geographic areas, operate in challenging conditions and be equipped with a wide range of different sensors depending on our clients’ needs.


Aurora Integrated Systems

Aurora Integrated Systems is an Indian company developing indigenous technology, manufacturing and integrating state-of-the-art airborne systems with a focus on small Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). They are supported and funded by the TATA group, and serve the needs of Armed forces and Peace Keeping forces by constantly innovating and by better understanding the requirements of safe-guarding borders and securing homeland.


Bubblefly Technologies

Bubble Fly Technologies Private Limited is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology provider company, which has technological expertise in successful application of drones across multiple sectors like Agriculture, Defense, Forest, Mining, Logistics & Transportation, Power, Real Estate, Oil & Gas, Retail etc.


Drona Aviation

Drona Aviation is a nano drones (drones lighter than 100 g) company building nano drone platforms for educational and industrial applications. Their flagship product ‘Pluto’ is a DIY nano drone. It is a robust cost effective platform for learning and building applications with open source firmware. They are the only nano drone manufacturer in India.



ideaForge is a pioneer in research, development, production and operation of compact, cost effective and user friendly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in India. They believe in our motto to CREATE technically superior UAVs for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and to INSPIRE the world by leading the surge of technological advancements in the field of Unmanned Systems. Their determination on designing sustainable and efficient products has presented them an opportunity to become market leaders in their area of expertise.


Johnnette Technologies

Johnnette Technologies has been a pioneer in the development of Unmanned Systems Technology in India. The company was started in April 2010 and since then the company has been providing cutting edge high-quality aerospace systems to the paramilitary, commercial, aerospace and defence sectors. With a military qualified expert team, Johnnette has provided various solutions to the military and commercial sectors. Johnnette Technologies was awarded the Best Technology Product Startup of the Year at SEDI Awards 2015.



NavStik builds platforms {hardware and software} for next-generation commercial drone applications. These are used by developers/drone-makers to build and deploy powerful drones for various applications, such as, precision agriculture, aerial inspections, surveys, aerial delivery etc.


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Omnipresent Robot Tech

Omnipresent Robot Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is an innovative company in the area of Robotics, electronic sensing and Intelligent Electronics.

They have developed state of the art Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, River Cleaning Robots, Sensing, Navigation and Perception software for robots.




Rahat Kulshreshtha(with beard and black tshirt) and Gaurav Mehta(black tshirt), co – founders and Neil Gokhale, ENGINEERING HEAD, (In roundneck tee) of Quidich. Photographed on 18 May 2015 by Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint.

Quidich is India’s leading Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) company that pioneers in building end to end products and customized solutions within the relevant business context for each of their clients. The Quidich team of expert engineers uses a fleet from a wide range of drones to put wings in your ideas!



Skylark Drones

L-R) Mughilan Thiru Ramasamy Co-Founder and Mrinal Pai Co-Founder Skylark Drones for Moulishree Tech page story, shoot happened on 20.05.15 pic by hemant Mishra/mint

An enterprise drone solutions company that enhances the productivity, reach and security of growth engines such as mining, infrastructure, and utilities. They do this by combining the power of cloud-based intelligence with system-integrated Unmanned Aerial Systems for every sector.

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