Press & Media

Media Roundup: Drone Defence mentioned in Parliament by Prime Minister Boris Johnson

We have recently featured quite heavily in local and national media . Here’s a quick roundup of some of our media and press appearances in November 2020.

Boris Johnson mentions us in parliament

UK Prime Minster Boris Johnson recently spoke about a potential future visit to our offices in North Nottinghamshire during Prime Minister’s Questions – following a question from local MP Brendan Clarke-Smith.

He also spoke about how increased UK Government military funding will positively affect businesses such as Drone Defence.

You can view the video below.

An appearance on BBC East Midlands Today

We were also delighted to be on BBC East Midlands Today, talking about a grant award of £378,000 from the UK Research & Innovation’s ‘Future Flight’ fund.

As well as a tour of our offices and our facilities, our Founder & CEO, Richard Gill, spoke at length about our vision for a future world where manned and unmanned aircraft safely share the skies.

BBC Radio Nottingham with Alex Whittaker

We went on Alex Whittaker’s drivetime show to speak about how our technology could be used at airports and other facilities that need protected airspace, as well as how we intend to unlock the skies with our innovative technology development.

You can hear the show here. Our article begins at around 1:19:00.

UK Government press release

We were specifically mentioned in UK Government’s press release ‘Drones to fight fires and deliver COVID-19 supplies are first to receive share of over £33 million government funding’, following our Future Flight Fund grant award.

You can read this press release here.