Canberra Innovation Network NEWS
World first drone wildlife tracking startup making global impact
Canberra startup, Wildlife Drones has developed the world’s most innovative animal radio-tracking system using drones that track radio-tagged animals in a world first.
Dr Debbie Saunders, a wildlife researcher at the Australian National University (ANU) and Co-Founder and Director of Wildlife Drones originally had the idea for a radio-tracking drone 10 years ago, but it took several years of major funding applications before they could even try to develop such a system. Working in academia, Debbie transitioned her research into starting a company enabling wildlife researchers and managers to now find animals quickly, in all terrain and potentially hundreds of different animals and species at the same time.
21 January 2019
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