About Swiss Drone Days

Swiss Drone Days is an annual event dedicated to aerial robotics, featuring science and industry exhibition, conferences, robot demos, and drone races. The event is organized by the University of Zurich Robotics and Perception Group.

What to Expect?

Event Schedule

  • Time
    Event
    Venue
  • 09:00 - 13:15
    Conference
    Sorell Hotel Sonnental
  • 10:00 - 19:00
    Exhibition
    Exhibition Area
  • 10:00 - 13:00
    Human vs AI - High-Speed Drone Racing
    Flying Arena
  • 14:00 - 17:00
    Human vs AI - Spec Drone Racing
    Flying Arena
  • 17:00 - 17:30
    Human vs AI - Award Ceremony
    Flying Arena
  • 17:30 - 19:00
    Show Races
    Flying Arena
  • Time
    Event
    Venue
  • 10:00 - 17:00
    Exhibition
    Exhibition Area
  • 10:00 - 17:00
    DRacer Fun Flying for Kids
    Flying Arena
  • 11:00 - 17:00
    Swiss Drone League Race
    Flying Arena
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Swiss Drone Days Site Plan

: Entrance / Eingang
BUS : VBG Shuttle Bus Stop (every 20 min, only on Saturday June 11)
FOOD : Food Truck & Holding Restaurant
PM : Paramedic / Sanität
WC : Toilets / Toiletten

Swiss Drone Days Exhibitors

: Entrance / Eingang
BUS : VBG Shuttle Bus Stop (every 20 min, only on Saturday June 11)
FOOD : Food Truck & Holding Restaurant
PM : Paramedic / Sanität
WC : Toilets / Toiletten

Exhibitors

  1. University of Zurich - Robotics and Perception Group (Davide Scaramuzza) - Autonomous aerial robotics research
  2. DRACER - Teaching drone flight
  3. Raptor - Rapid aerial pick-up and transportation
  4. EPFL - Laboratory of Intelligent Systems (Dario Floreano) - Aerial, wearable, and soft robotics research
  5. SUIND - Smart agriculture drones
  6. Swiss Drone League - Swiss drone racing series
  7. Drone Champions League - First-person view drone racing
  8. Schuck Consulting - Automatic water surface mapping
  9. NCCR Robotics - National Center of Competence in Research in Robotics
    NCCR Automation - National Center of Competence in Research in Automation
    Swiss Aerospace Cluster - Swiss aerospace industry network
  10. Amazon Prime Air - Autonomous aerial delivery
  11. EMPA - Materials and Technology Center of Robotics (Mirko Kovac) - Flying and biohybrid soft robotic research
  12. Tattu Gens Ace - Lithium polymer battery manufacturing
  13. Eisenbahnbetriebslabor - Train research and education
  14. Dufour Aerospace - Commercial helicopter operations

Conference

As part of Swiss Drones Days 2022 on June 11th (09:00-13:15 on Saturday), Innovation Booster Robotics are cordially inviting you to a conference + networking & ideation workshop dedicated to the drones robotics topics.

Human vs AI Drone Race

The University of Zurich Robotics and Perception Group (led by Prof. Davide Scaramuzza) organizes a first-of-its-kind Human vs AI Drone Race. Scaramuzza’s lab attempts a world-record with an AI-Powered Autonomous Drone in a Drone Race. Three World- and National-Champion Drone Pilots attempt to outrace the AI-Powered Autonomous Drone in a Drone Race. There can be only one winner - who will it be? Find out and attend the races live on Saturday June 11, 10-19 hours!


Timeline

Pilots

Alex Vanover

Drone Racing League World Champion

Autonomous Drone

UZH Robotics and Perception Group

Marvin Schäpper

Swiss Drone League Champion

Thomas Bitmatta

MultiGP World Champion

Venue

Swiss Drone League Championship Race

The Swiss Drone League is the drone racing series in Switzerland. Spectacular races with the best pilots in Europe delight audiences at breathtaking venues across the country. The first championship race of the 2022 season takes place at Swiss Drone Days on Sunday June 12, 10-17 hours!


Timeline


Teaser


Livestream (Live on Sunday, June 12, from 15.45 hours)

How to Get There

The best way arrive at Swiss Drone Days is using Public Transport to Dübendorf Train Station, then walk 9-min to Air Force Center (Hangar 9, Überlandstrasse 255).

A limited number of 150 parking lots is available, which can be accessed via the roundabout Überlandstrasse/Im Schossacher.

A VBG Shuttle Bus operates every 20-min (only on Saturday, June 11th!) connecting Swiss Drone Days with our partner events.

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Air Force Center
Überlandstrasse 255
8600 Dübendorf
Switzerland.