About Us

Unmanned Applications Institute, International is a privately held organization committed to supporting and enabling the integration and development of the unmanned systems industry in North Dakota and the region. We accomplish this goal through collaborative relationships within all disciplines in the region and nationally. Our team comprises highly experienced leaders in their field. Their experience and access to vast areas of industry ensure dynamic synergies in solving problems.

The core competencies of UAI provides critical support, input and information relating to industry, education and training. UAI realizes these goals through modeling and simulation, program management, strategic planning and innovative solutions. Through these core competencies, we provide our customers with best-in-class educational training, program-management support, operational research and support.


Training and Industry Research

UAI is a leader in the development, presentation, and maintenance of geospatial and remote sensing training and education courses. Our team of expert instructors can rapidly tailor our extensive course materials to meet research and training needs at all classification levels.

UAS Flight Operations

As a FAA 333 exemption holder, UAI is focused on the safe utilization of drone technology to meet our customers needs – be it mapping, engineering, agriculture or virtually any civil or commercial activity that requires aerial imaging data. With OEM certified operators and state of the art unmanned aerial systems, UAI can deliver cost effective, timely results.

Strategic Planning

Our team, and partners, includes a vast array of expertise that is at the service of academic and industry partners. This brings a multi-discipline expertise in a collaborative environment to help our academic and industry partners ensure rapid success. We have linkages to many other areas of industry and academia that can help develop the best strategies and risk mitigation plans at every level of program development.