Technology and market intelligence study on the civil and commercial UAV sector

The mandate

Carry out a prospective monitoring mission of the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) sector to support the CED’s positioning and inspire its levers for action on its ecosystem. The mandate was particularly aimed at :

    • To support the definition of a strategy of prospective watch instrumented and technologically equipped;
    • To detect, within the global ecosystem, the most active groups of key private and public actors in the sector;
    • Analyze the major trends and identify the weak signals;
    • To prioritize with the CED team the fields of application of the sector having an important potential of attraction and development;


The achievements 

    • Collection of a documentary corpus of nearly 40,000 documents, including scientific articles, patents, collaborative industrial projects and technical articles and economic literature from the web ;
    • A mapping of the possible application domains by analyzing the scientific, technological and economic production on the subject including a segmentation by major application domains ;
    • A global and targeted mapping of the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) sector in order to analyze trends and developments in the field including an analysis of ecosystems with international growth dynamics by identifying key geographical territories, existing actors, and linkages in the targeted ecosystems;
    • An accompaniment of the Client in its communication/dissemination strategy and continuous updating of the previous day;
    • A record completion time in two months.