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Calgary is a North American hub for geospatial science that is driving growth in the unmanned and autonomous systems sector. Calgary has a strong pool of talent with expertise in geospatial technologies, data analysis, data visualization and systems integration. The city is also home to a number of world-class research institutions, progressive legislation and an entrepreneurial mindset that is driving this technology forward.

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Amy Smith

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Autonomous Systems Companies Call Calgary Home

From emerging companies to anchor firms, Calgary is home to a number of autonomous systems-related companies that design, manufacture and deploy unmanned and autonomous tech.


SkySensus is a research and development and commercialization project intended to advance the routine use of Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS), which is a critical component of the unmanned commercial and defence application of unmanned aerial systems technology.

This project – a collaboration between Canadian UAVs, AERIUM Analytics, Foremost UAS Range and Peraton Canada – will continue to put Alberta on the map as a global leader in unmanned aerial systems.

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Research & Development Institutions

Calgary is home to organizations driving unmanned and autonomous tech forward.

Calgary is a living lab

The Living Lab opens up public spaces, transportation corridors, the dark fibre and LoRaWAN networks and other City-owned assets for testing, validating and showcasing technological innovation including unmanned and autonomous systems, augmented reality and virtual reality.

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Amy Smith

Amy Smith

Business Development Manager, Aerospace & Logistics

Cell Phone: 403-993-5685

Office Phone: 403-767-1316