Startup Spotlight: SpaceTIS Is Bringing Innovative Space Technologies To The UAE – Entrepreneur

  • Date: 30-Mar-2024
  • Source: Entrepreneur Middle East
  • Sector:Technology
  • Country:UAE
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Startup Spotlight: SpaceTIS Is Bringing Innovative Space Technologies To The UAE – Entrepreneur



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This article is part of an ongoing series covering startups that have been a part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Innovation Fund (MBRIF) accelerator program.The UAE-based branch of spacetech startup SpaceTIS was launched in 2022, but its story began in 2017 when the very first office was launched in the USA in 2017. Since then, it has also set up bases in Luxembourg, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia. And while the startup's work in each of these locations has been primarily focused on designing and manufacturing affordable space and terrestrial innovative technologies, SpaceTIS-UAE has a very specific goal: developing an innovative indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone technology."The key UAV challenge in the industry that inspired this product development is the lack of versatile and high-endurance platforms to meet the old as well as emerging needs of many drone clients," explains Hadarou Sare, founder and CEO of SpaceTIS-UAE. "In fact, SpaceTIS-UAE has identified two main problems with the existing UAVs in the market: lack of versatility, and lack of high-endurance. SpaceTIS-UAE therefore proposes to develop an innovative UAV that meets the versatility