ideaForge Technology was founded in 2007, by a team of dynamic graduates from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. In 2009, it created what was then the world’s smallest and lightest autopilot at 10 grams, and Technically Collaborated with Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) to co-create NETRA. Today, the company is a global technology leader in the VTOL Micro and Mini UAV space, and is also the market leader of the defense and internal security UAV market in India.
ideaForge has a large client base consisting of Defense & Internal Security agencies, as well as government bodies which employ and procure UAVs. It has also begun introducing UAVs in the industrial segment; delivering drone-based solutions for industries involved in agriculture, mining, energy, environment and others, and is the first in the country to develop LiDar-mounted UAVs. The company has delivered more than 550 UAVs to various forces, and has trained more than 1100 pilots. It is a vertically integrated company which is equipped with in-house R&D, manufacturing, software, services and training operations. This provides the flexibility to customize products to deliver end-to-end UAV solutions and services to the industrial and commercial sectors. The company is continually innovating and experimenting to transform its aerial platforms, to offer greater performance, higher reliability and autonomy.