Member - Sunbirds

Sunbirds was born in 2015 with the audacious desire to push the boundaries of how we can fly and what we can see from the sky. We have the inner conviction that performance can be achieved while ensuring sustainability. Our goal is to refine state-of-the-art while establishing new standards to shape the UAVs' future.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founder 2015
Company Size 6
Member Type
Founders Laurent Rivière
Headquarters 31670, France
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Sunbirds is a start-up based in Toulouse, France. It has designed the first professional drone able to fly all day long thanks to solar power. The SB4 Phoenix is a decision-making tool for people managing huge territories such as agricultural land, forests and game reserves worldwide. This 3.2m wingspan airplane responds to the need for mapping, inspection and surveillance of large areas.
Headquarters 31670, France

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean Water and
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Affordable and
Clean Energy
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Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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The SB4 is a fixed wing UAV providing actionable geospatial data collected over extensive areas. It is designed to cover a wide range of large scale missions : precision mapping, photogrammetry, surveying, surveillance, inspection and remote sensing. In just a few clicks, the aerial images are transformed in valuable insights such as georeferenced orthomosaics and 3D models. This insightful knowledge enables managers to make quick and precise data-driven decisions.

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Available inWorldwideCategories of applicationResponsible consumption and productionSector of applicationAgriculture and farming for food production, Primary resources management Status Implemented