Final Conference Aerial Uptake
Final Conference Aerial Uptake

Aerial Uptake | Final Event

09:00 - 17:00
Space53 | Technology Base - Enschede

On September 21, the final (hybrid) event of Aerial Uptake will take place at Space53 at Technology Base Twente. In the project, co-funded by Interreg Europe, partners from 6 European regions worked to remove barriers to bring drone innovations faster to the market. During the final event, the project results will be presented and experts from government, industry and academia will discuss current issues.


09:00 | 09:30

Welcome with coffee & tea

09:30 | 09:35

Welkome (hybrid)

Martijn Mennen, program manager Space53

09:35 | 09:45

Interreg Europe programme: current state of affairs (hybrid)

Ana Mihaljevic, policy officer Interreg Europe

09:45 | 09:55

Drones and the European Commission (hybrid)

Nicolas Eertmans, policy officer drones at European Commission (online)

09:55 | 10:05

Aerial Uptake: results and action plans (hybrid)

Wouter Asveld, projectmanager Municipality of Enschede

10:30 | 10:45


10:45 | 11:15

Roundtable discussion: what have we achieved and what's next (hybrid)

The Netherlands, Poland, Croatia, Spain and VK

11:15 | 11:55

Paneldiscussion: Aerial Uptake has come to an end. Where do we go from here? (hybrid)

Matthijs van Milterburg (Drone Council NL), Abeje Mersha (Saxion), Matthijs Nederveen (Robor Electronics)

11:55 | 12:00

Wrap up (end of hybrid part)

12:00 | 13:00


13:00 |

Departure Fieldtrip

By bus

13:30 | 14:30

Visit fire station Glanerbrug (Brandweer Twente Kazerne Glanerbrug_

Martijn Zagwijn, specialist drones at Brandweer Twente

14:30 | 15:00

Departure to University of Twente

03:00 | 15:15


15:15 | 16:15

Novel-T about its acceleration program | Startups share their experiencers

Rens Dommerholt, program manager Novel-T ADVANCED and INCUBASE

04:15 | 17:00


Practical information

  • The (hybrid) morning program will take place at Space53 at Technology Base (and online).
  • For the afternoon program we will take a tour bus and visit various locations in Enschede.
  • You can sign up for the morning program only or both the morning and afternoon program.
  • The bus returns to Space53 at Technology Base at the end of the day.


Do you want to participate online (morning program only) or do you want to sign up for the live event (morning and afternoon program)?

Please send an email to Manon Bijsterbosch ( We’ll provide you with the information you need.


p/a Technology Base
Vliegveldstraat 100 – B519*
7524 PK Enschede


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