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26 Top Drones Startups and Companies in Germany

This article showcases our top picks for the best Drone companies based in Germany. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the drone industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We meticulously selected companies ranging from cutting-edge startups to established brands based on their outstanding performance in the following categories:

  • Innovation: Innovative ideas, innovative route to market, innovative product
  • Growth: Exceptional growth, exceptional growth strategy
  • Management, diversity and/or societal impact

Top Drones Startups in Germany

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Volocopter pioneers urban air mobility in megacities, transforming transportation for improved city living. We collaborate with partners to establish sustainable and scalable UAM ecosystems, enhancing the quality of urban life.

Wingcopter, a German company, specializes in eVTOL fixed-wing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and drone delivery services. They concentrate on enhancing medical supply chains and last-mile logistics for various goods, with a team committed to global life-improving and life-saving applications.

FlyNex provides a unique enterprise software to automate infrastructure operations, maintenance, and repair services. FlyNex empowers corporations to use data generation technologies such as unmanned aerial systems (drones), satellites, and scanners.

doks. innovation GmbH is dedicated to enhancing digitalization in stocktaking and logistics processes, drawing from extensive research and development. Their InventAIRy solution, introduced as part of the AUTONOMIC FOR INDUSTRY 4.0 program in 2014.

IT Craft has been providing affordable, expert software programming services to clients around the world. Currently, we have more than 30 long-term customers in 16 countries, ranging from innovative startups to well-established international companies, including Intel and Pepsi.

FairFleet is a company that offers an all-in-one platform for various industries, including real estate, insurance, energy, agriculture, and infrastructure advisory. They provide services from consultation and flight approvals to data capture and analysis, ensuring legal compliance with official permits on a global scale, catering to their B2B clients’ needs.

Skysense is a world leader in drone charging systems, specializing in autonomous charging technology and turnkey solutions for BVLOS drones. They integrate smart contact charging, battery management, and other services to develop BVLOS drone charging stations.

Datacake is a user-friendly Low-Code IoT Platform, enabling rapid app development with no programming skills required. It’s versatile and allows for quick custom IoT application development.


Drone Industry Insights is the premier source of business intelligence in commercial drones, committed to democratizing market intelligence, trends, and future potential. Their mission is to empower businesses globally across various sectors with expert insights.

Unisphere is a specialist in smart software solutions to automate the flight operations of drones and air taxis. The software platform is used by leading BVLOS drone operators and supports both piloted and fully automated flight operations based on its unique simulation technology.

Beagle Systems provides cost-effective drone flights with a range of up to 200 km and holds a general permit for beyond visual line of sight flights in Lower Saxony, with expansion to other states coming soon. They specialize in Drone-As-A-Service for powerline and pipeline inspections.

ASDRO (Advanced & Specialized Drone Solutions) leverages drone technology for efficient interpretation of surface and subsurface data. They specialize in drone photogrammetry and use geophysical sensors to deliver precise subsurface evaluations.

Sparhandy offers your ideal smartphone at a reasonable price, whether you’re looking for a high-end device with the latest technology or a budget-friendly, visually attractive phone that emphasizes essential functions.

ISMET is a leading European provider of transformers, filters, chokes, and electrotechnical components. With extensive experience and German engineering, we offer high-quality inductive components for custom and standard solutions. Your partner for diverse application fields.

VIA Imc accompany all stages of your construction project with digital tools. This ensures greater transparency, more precise cost estimates, and faster workflows. They always offer the right solution, whether it’s a large project or a small construction site.

Multirotor logistics system is a complete solution for transportation projects. It includes a drone, ground control station, pre-configured IT interfaces, and streamlined process flows. This comprehensive system ensures robust and reliable logistics support.

Connected Ops is the Ultimate Multi-Domain Operations, Resource and Data Management Business Solution. We architect, design, integrate and develop global, industrial scale business applications, technology products and solutions.

Dronesperhour is driving innovation with two cash-generating businesses in video production for tourism and a drone school across 18 German cities. Their primary focus is on creating an AI solution for drones in agriculture, recognized with the 2nd prize at the Drone Pioneer Award.

NAON is a Berlin based company with a focus on two wheeled electric mobility. Combining innovative technology with high quality materials and local manufacturing made in Germany, the NAON electric scooter leads a new shift towards low impact personal mobility.

SPECTAIR is your nationwide full-service provider for projects involving unmanned aerial systems. We specialize in inspection, documentation, hardware and software development, and customization to create groundbreaking UAV solutions for industry and commerce.

Globe UAV develops intelligent drone solutions for 24/7 protection, surveillance, and emergency transport operations from alarm to be airborne in less than 30 seconds in SAIL III Level, fully controlled over the cellular network from anywhere.

Cineflight delivers an extensive array of services utilizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Each solution demands specialized equipment and expertise, as well as a seasoned crew. Committed to innovation, Cineflight continually embraces the latest technologies.

Birdpilot is a UAV manufacturer specializing in lightweight, long-endurance multicopters. It’s philosophy centers on driving innovation through fresh approaches to challenge the status quo. They harness creativity and engineering to push boundaries and explore new applications in the field.

Third Element Aviation, located in Bielefeld, Germany, is more than a drone manufacturer; it’s a drone applications company. Founded in early 2017, their team brings together extensive experience in business development, the sale of hundreds of commercial drone systems

Spherie is an award-winning company offering services for linear and 360 film production, 3D scanning, drone inspection, and AR/VR development across all stages of the production process.


DronOSS creates Augmented Reality systems for drones and robots, enabling remote interaction with virtual elements in real-world scenarios. Their patent-pending Remote Augmented Reality system, mounted on drones, enhances training for professional drone pilots.


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Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall was an editorial contributor to BestStartup.eu, a publication which EU-Startups acquired in October of 2023.

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