Flyability is a Swiss company building safe drones for inaccessible places. The Company offers drones for wireless communication, video recording, log analysis, and post flight video shooting.

Flyability is an EPFL spin-off dedicated to creating safe, collision-tolerant robotics to access inaccessible places, replacing dangerous human operations with unmanned devices.

Flyability was founded in 2014 by Adrien Briod, & Patrick Thevoz and is based in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

Flyability aims at becoming the leader in this segment of flying robotics, and be at the forefront of innovation to continuously deliver value, safety and fun to its customers.

Flyability's main market is in industrial inspection where it avoids sending people in dangerous and confined spaces for the inspection of Power Generation, Oil & Gas or Maritime infrastructures. It is also active in Search & Rescue and Security to assess emergency situations without putting humans at risk. Flyability is the winner of the 1M USD Drones for Good Award and over 11 other technology and business prizes.


Flyability is backed by ETF Partners, Swisscom Ventures, GoBeyond, The Dow Chemical Company and others. The company has raised a total of $17.8M in funding to-date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $17.8M in 5 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Lausanne
  • State: Vaud
  • Country: Switzerland
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