The III. Drone Conference and Expo.
Initiatives and developments in the Hungarian drone industry, the placing on the market of unmanned aerial vehicles, and the current state of drone regulation were the main topics of the third commissioned Drone Conference and Expo. Hundreds of participants took part in the joint events of HungaroControl, the Digital Welfare Program and the Hungarian Drone Coalition in the Puskás Arena.
The new industrial revolution, marked by the proliferation of drone use, also revived economic processes and innovation in Hungary. This is evidenced by the recent establishment of a number of collaborations aimed at providing a common platform for public, industry and scientific actors to effectively carry out the organization, development and production of unmanned aerial vehicles. However, in addition to deepening professional cooperation, it is also important to discuss the experience of the legal regulations in force since the beginning of the year, thus encouraging further development. This goal was served by HungaroControl, the Digital Welfare Program and the III. Drone Conference and Expo in the Puskás Arena, where the performances presented their innovative products and services beyond domestic companies.
In his opening speech, László Palkovics, Minister of Innovation and Technology, emphasized that Hungary seeks to play a leading role in the introduction and utilization of drone technology, at least at the regional level and even at the European level. He added: “We need a strong drone ecosystem, because without it we will not be forced to use the high innovation content and special social and economic values associated with unmanned aerial vehicles. That is why we have formed the Hungarian Drone Coalition. can stimulate domestic drone innovation “.
In his address, Kornél Szepessy, CEO of HungaroControl, emphasized: “The strategic mission of the Hungarian air traffic service is to provide flexible, user – oriented, but at the same time guaranteed safety and personal rights protection services for the management of the country ‘s complex air traffic. to increase confidence in the drones, and thus in the future – all this is possible in accordance with the outstanding Hungarian expertise “.
The professional leader of the Digital Welfare Program (DJP) highlighted that drone technology is disruptive, if you like digital technology that is transforming markets and our lives, which we have recognized that government needs to address. “The aim of the Hungarian Drone Coalition is thus to create a prosperous drone industry, to support developments in Hungary and to provide a permanent professional and cooperation forum between drone developers, market participants and state actors. Its most important task is to prepare the Hungarian Drone Strategy,” he added. András Levente Gál.