Transformative ideas showcased at Airbus Bizlab Bengaluru

Finalist startups from season 2 with Airbus BizLab team at the flagship event – ‘Take off 2017’

Bengaluru, July 20

Airbus BizLab announced the successful culmination of its second season through a flagship event in Bengaluru.

At the event, the start-ups who were selected to work with different Airbus teams in India and across the world over the last six months showcased their concept models and ideas of transforming the aerospace sector.

The season two was launched in January 2017 in the presence of the then French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. It had received 137 applications from nine countries.

All the five selected start-ups – Neewee, Stelae Technologies, EFLIGHT, SYmbosim and Qualitas Technologies have today either started working with Airbus or are associated with the aerospace sector.

The event was attended by Bruno Gutierres – Head of Airbus BizLab, Pierre de Bausset – President and MD at Airbus India, Srinivasan Dwarakanath – President, Commercial Aircraft at Airbus India and Siddharth Balachandran – Airbus BizLab Leader, India. The importance of B2B start-ups across various sectors was also discussed over a panel discussion.

Commenting on the success of the second season, Bruno Gutierres said, “We are thrilled to have worked with such exciting start-ups in season two. It is re-assuring to see the potential and quality of entrepreneurs in the Indian start-up ecosystem. We are hoping to create more opportunities for start-ups to work in the aerospace and defence sectors.”

Published on July 20, 2017

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