July 9, 2022
After a year of hard work developing the revolutionary Thunderbird drone, DroneTeam Twente takes home the Media & Engagement Award from their participation at the 2022 iMechE UAS Challenge. This award is given to the team that has engaged most effectively with media, social media, schools and local students as part of the STEM Outreach Programme in England.
June 13, 2022
Last monday, Dutch minister of Climate and Energy Rob Jetten has visited DroneTeam Twente as part of his visit of the Future Factory in Enschede.
During his visit, we were able to present to him our ideas and speak with him about our role in the drone industry as a student team working towards a more equal and sustainable future.
May 12, 2022
Last Wednesday, DroneTeam Twente unveiled their newest drone to the world in the Concordia Theater: Thunderbird. The drone is designed for efficient medical aid delivery and uses a unique wing design that improves efficiency. With the aircraft, the team will compete against over thirty other teams at the 2022 iMechE UAS Challenge, where the drone will carry out a simulated rescue mission.
April 28, 2022
We will host our first Design Reveal of our drone in the Concordia Theater on May 11th 20:00, and you are welcome to join. During the show we will talk about our challenges and successes in the past year, and reveal our new drone including the name. Afterwards there will be time for networking and questions with a drink. You can join the event on this page. See you there!
March 30, 2022
From 29-31 of March, Amsterdam Drone Week takes place. DroneTeam Twente is excited to be present to learn more about drone innovations and how we can add value with Urban Air Mobility. During ADW, our drone Phoenix will be showcased in the showcase area.
March 10, 2022
DroneTeam Twente has tested their new 2022 prototype drone for the first time. The team of 13 students has worked hard on their new drone design, called Hammerhead. The prototype is the first version of the new drone which is aiming to compete at the 2022 iMechE UAS Challenge.
February 9, 2022
DroneTeam Twente will host its first racing days! The event will take place on (or around) 25 april. It wil consist of racing with mini drones which are called Tinywhoops. The event will be open for beginners, as well as experienced drone racers.
December 20, 2021
We are DroneTeam Twente, the first and only competitive student drone team in the Netherlands. Made up of 13 international and interdisciplinary students, we work towards the development and application of drones for humanitarian aid. This is done through fully autonomous drones that can deliver packages, even at locations which are difficult to quickly access for aid workers.
October 16, 2021
This week, DroneTeam Twente will be present at Dutch Design Week 2021. In this article we explain what we do.
In many rural areas, aid in any form is hard to access. The roads are unsuitable for cars, villages relocate without letting the authorities know. This can lead to many problems if, for example, an ambulance is needed.