DoIoT Fieldlab: Windmill Inspections with Drones

Can the deployment of drones help to make wind turbine maintenance more efficient? This question was the central focus of recent research by TNO utilising Do IoT Fieldlab’s 5G facilities. The Groningen fieldlab working on 5G, 5Groningen, was also involved.

Aquatic Drone at the Valkenburgse Meer

VALKENBURG (ZH) – This week, Italian students from ITIS Delpozzo in Cuneo were collaborating closely with students from the Drone Engineering & Operations program based in Valkenburg on an ambitious project called Aquadrone. The goal of this thrilling project is to build a revolutionary drone that doesn’t fly but instead navigates across the water surface. […]

Coaster Drone Radar

In an effort to increase safety and further explore the potential of drone applications, a drone radar has been installed at Zuidpost in Katwijk. The installation was made possible through an agreement between Unmanned Valley, Gemeente Katwijk, SAR Katwijk  and Robin Radar, who developed the radar technology.

Atmos appoints official distributor in the United States

Valkenburg, March 7th, 2023. Atmos, the fast growing Dutch drone manufacturer that develops high-end VTOL fixed-wing drones for mapping and surveying applications, expands its global reseller network, and signs a reseller agreement with Topcon Solutions Store in the United States. Topcon Solutions Store will be responsible for the distribution of Marlyn Cobalt drones in the […]

CanSat test day a big success

Two hundred students from all over the Netherlands came together on Wednesday, February 15th for the test day of the CanSat competition in Katwijk at Unmanned Valley facility. In the competition, organized by ESERO NL and the Netherlands Space Office, students are challenged to build and program a satellite the size of a soda can. […]

Video: Big Opportunities for Drones at Sea

There are many big opportunities for remote sensing technology at sea. For research AND for businesses. Especially with regards to the energy transition. In a nutshell: drones can perform many labor-intensive tasks much more efficient and safe without the need for fossil fuels. Inspection of wind/solar farms, bulk sampling and supplying ships or platforms, to […]

MAVLab test ontwijkalgoritme voor drones in BVLOS-corridor

De nieuwe BVLOS vliegroute loopt vanaf voormalig Vliegkamp Valkenburg (Zuid-Holland) naar de Noordzee en is net in gebruik genomen.   Bart Remes, projectmanager en onderzoeker bij The Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory (MAVlab), onderdeel van de faculteit Luchtvaart- en Ruimtevaartechniek van TU Delft, is dolblij met de nieuwe testmogelijkheden. “Met onze AED-drone hebben wij de eerste testvlucht […]

RTL – Robot lets you clean up the beach from the comfort of your couch


Dutch technicians are developing a beach robot that will soon allow everyone to clean up waste remotely via VR glasses. Bright spoke to one of the makers. “Fully autonomous is inefficient.” Project.BB started in 2018 at a hackathon and has since become a project involving five people. The BeachBot has already been tested on various Dutch beaches. People […]