SPAIN’S PRIME MINISTER SUPPORTS SKYDWELLER
Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, affirmed his commitment and gratitude to Skydweller’s executives during a visit to Skydweller’s test flight center at Albacete Airport in Spain. He was was accompanied by Spain’s Minister of Science and Innovation, Diana Morant, and the regional president of Castilla-La Mancha, Emiliano García Page
Marco Vicenzino is Global Strategy Advisor to Skydweller’s CEO.
Albacete, April 3, 2023 – The President of the Government of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, expressed his support, and that of his government, for the Skydweller solar-powered unmanned aircraft endeavor, during a visit to the company’s hangar at Albacete airport. Sanchez stated that the Government’s support for Skydweller “represents a commitment to cutting-edge technological sectors, such as aerospace, promoting zero emission technologies, linking reindustrialization and cutting-edge technology with territorial cohesion; and showing commitment to science, innovation and entrepreneurship in our country”.
Skydweller’s President & Chief Executive Officer Robert Miller noted that “Skydweller is bringing important economic benefits to Spain. It has created and will continue to create high-quality jobs and foster the growth of local industries through R&D and industrial cooperation. It will allow Spain to reinforce its leadership in the development and manufacture of state-of-the-art aerospace technology, and above all to be a bulwark of sustainable innovation, which constitutes the core of our activity”.
SkyDweller’s Chief Operating Officer Laurent Sissmann stated that, in addition to the US, France and Luxembourg, “the Government of Spain is an important partner for Skydweller. We are a rapidly emerging start-up, and receiving enhanced government’s attention and support is of paramount significance for us as we locate crucial aspects of our technology development effort in Spain.”
Sebastien Renouard, Skydweller’s Chief Commercial Officer of EMEA, emphasized that the project “constitutes a technological breakthrough that will revolutionize aviation as we know it. This is a perpetual, entirely solar-powered flight project that continues the Spanish tradition of excellence in aviation and marks a milestone in the fields of national defense, particularly the surveillance of Spain’s coasts and environment, as well as telecommunications”.
About Skydweller Aero:
Skydweller is a transatlantic aerospace company that develops renewable-powered unmanned aircraft that offers unique advantages to commercial and government entities. The aircraft’s unique technology allows Skydweller to carry heavy payloads, including powerful sensors, for extended periods of time to stay aloft for months. Skydweller will offer continuous surveillance and security, while providing superior transmission services to current and emerging telecommunications markets. The company also plans to partner with humanitarian organizations and NGOs to provide numerous emergency services, including disaster response, search and rescue, environmental monitoring and other crucial activities.