UCA around the corner? – Presented by Hans Heerkens, Assistant Professor, University of Twente / Chairman, Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft, at Online Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, which will take place on December 8, 2020.
For years, UCA have been in silent development. Now, the first operational UCA services are about to start. But while small companies often initiate innovations, large organizations are needed to spread them. UCA infrastructure is a public good, and the recognition of this will help to determine the competitive power of operators and of countries and regions.
About Hans Heerkens
Hans Heerkens (MSc in Public Administration), obtained his Ph.D. in decision theory; the way in which actors involved in decision process assess the importance of the various aspects of the decision. His research is on decision processes in the aerospace industry. Hans is a member of the Scientific Council of research organization Airneth and does consultancy work for organizations like the Ministry of Economic Affairs and TNO
About Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft
The Platform Unmanned Cargo Air5craft was founded by the University of Twente (Netherlands) in 2011.
The aim of PUCA is to stimulate development of unmanned cargo aircraft.
Members are manufacturers, academic institutions and entrepreneurs in the Netherlands, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Kenya, USA and other countries.