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Switzerland - A global hub for robotics and drone technology

Switzerland's traditional strength in the field of mechanical engineering and precision manufacturing has formed the basis for top-notch research in the young field of robotics and drone technology. 

Switzerland – a hub for robotics and drones

Switzerland is the world's leading location for the development of core technology for drones and commercial applications. Ranked among the world's best technological universities, the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and Zurich (ETH Zurich) as well as the University of Zurich are at the forefront of flying robotics and unmanned systems. They work closely with an active developer industry to bring new products quickly to the market.

Swiss regulators are innovation-friendly, progressive and pragmatic. The country is playing an active role in defining future regulations that will permit the successful integration of drones in airspace.

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