Drone Olympics 2019

We are calling the whole drone & UAV industry to join in a new kind of drone innovation event in Helsinki, Espoo and Vihti, Finland in 2.-5. September 2019

Made possible by Ultrahack

Let's make the most out of drones!

Take a part in challenging tasks and innovate new services & ways to use various technologies for e.g. in farming, forestry, rescue services, logistics, traffic and maintenance.

FLIGHT MISSION: Toxic Waste Problem

Map out the number and location of waste barrels, and identify any markings on the containers to assess their contents. Document the case and, if possible, take a sample of the vessel or the water.

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FLIGHT MISSION: Building Care

Design an optimized flight path and estimate the rooftop maintenance need for given properties. Estimate the overall condition of the roof and walls, check if there are cracks in the element joints or any structural defects.

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FLIGHT MISSION: Emergency Response

Provide information concerning an occurred accident for the Police and Rescue authorities. Authorities will give a briefing of mission onsite before conducting drone operation.

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FLIGHT MISSION: Count the Grass

Estimate the total amount of grass crop harvest and map the crop variation. Competitors receive harvest information from a few samples.

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EXPERIMENTAL MISSION: Fly High and Back

Build and operate a drone/glider capable of reaching as high as possible, while measuring atmospheric state variables and land safely.

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EXPERIMENTAL MISSION: Extreme Conditions

How long can a drone operate effectively when exposed to wintertime in-cloud icing conditions? The mission will be executed in a VTT cold lab.

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HACKING MISSION: Flowering Forest

Count the number of purple spruce flowers and assess the condition of individual trees on one hectare testing area within a commercial seed orchard.

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Prizes

Schedule
(subject to change)

1st June - Applications Open

Mid-August - Deadline for applications and team selection

2nd September - Opening session

2nd - 4th September 2019

Drone/UAV activities & hacking Drone Data

5th September 2019

Awards and Drone/UAV Mini-Expo


All teams are to be present, at the least, during their challenge activities and the Final session and Awards. If you wish to have a demo booth at the Mini-Expo for your company/drone/UAV please inform Ian.McCready@ultrahack.org

Partners

We are proudly to present the best partners in the drone & UAV industries, who are bringing their technology and knowledge together to make the Drone Olympics happen.

infradex VTT Research UAS Finland RPAS DJI Finnish Meteorological Institute Drone Factory Police Business Finland Kympe Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department City of Helsinki City of Espoo The Finnish Geospatial Research Institute of National Land Survey The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK) Natural Resources Institute Finland Helsinki University Ultrahack innovation platform

Join as a partner

Contact mikko.jarvilehto@ultrahack.org for partnerships.

Partnership packages

1. Drone Mission Partner (Including 1 innovation mission)

  • define and judge drone operating missions to the contestants
  • visibility in different stages of the contest (web, press releases, events)
  • showcase own tech and services to the contestants
  • allowed to award teams which utilize your data, tech or services

2. Innovation Mission Partner

  • define and judge innovation missions (eg. data analytics, software development) to the contestants
  • visibility in different stages of the contest (web, press releases, events)
  • showcase own tech and services to the contestants
  • allowed to award teams which utilize your data, tech or services

3. Enabling Partner

  • visibility in different stages of the contest (web, press releases, events)
  • showcase own tech and services to the contestants