26.10 2018

Zubax Robotics wins international competition for startups

Let’s talk about aerospace technology! Not a month will go by without exciting news from Estonian startup landscape. Estonian company Zubax Robotics won the PowerUp! – biggest competition for energy startups in Central and Eastern Europe.

PowerUp! grand final was held in Prague, Czech Republic on 19th of June 2018.

Country Finals was organized in 15 European countries – winner of each Country Final was invited to the Grand Final.

Thematic fields in this competition were: #energy  #cleantech  #mobility #cybersec #smog #smartcity

Zubax Robotics is a research and development company founded in 2015 who designs and manufactures electric propulsion systems for aerospace and other applications. They promise to provide 10% more energy-efficient electric motor controllers and have created the  technology that allows electric vehicles (especially aircraft) to travel further using less energy from the battery.

‘Winning this competition is truly motivating surprise. We of course knew that we have a good idea on our hands and a product with enormous potential. Applying to this competition seemed still extremely important – it provides the means for startups to develop, offering support to innovative ideas and teams. We are planning to use the prize to further develop our product and to take our market presence to the new level.” said Robert Kirienko, one of the founders of Zubax Robotics.

Photo by: Renee Altrov


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