The U.S. Air Force is looking to fund research into “deep tech” for eVTOLs through its next round of Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contract awards.
Venture capital (VC) firms see strong potential in the eVTOL space, with many spotting increased opportunities for the platforms in the post-COVID-19 world.
Lilium has secured $35 million in funding from Baillie Gifford, bringing the German eVTOL developer’s total investment to date to more than $375 million.
UK Research and Innovation is seeking proposals for integrated aviation systems and vehicle technologies in the second phase of its Future Flight Challenge.
High-profile speakers kicked off the week-long virtual launch event for Agility Prime, the U.S. Air Force effort to accelerate commercial eVTOL development.
The eVTOL developer EHang has experienced some disruptions as a result of COVID-19, but is also finding new use cases for its products in emergency response.