elisprogram

LEADING THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF ELECTRIFIED AVIATION

EXPERTISE & KNOWLEDGE

Expertise and knowledge in electrification, battery technology and hydrogen.

AIRSPACE & ROUGH CLIMATE 

No tight air spaces with temperatures between -30C in winter to +25C in summer, with wind, fog, rain, snow, darkness and midnight sun.

INFRASTRUCTURE


Infrastructure installed at the airport with a 1 MW 100% renewable power

INNOVATION SUPPORT SYSTEM & NETWORK

We can offer support with financing through national and EU funds by development programs and projects that we apply for. We also structure a set of accelerator programs.

PROXIMITY TO A VIBRANT CITY

Skellefteå is in the center of the European green transition.

ABOUT ELIS PROGRAM

The development program was launched in 2021 to help speed up the way to commercialization of battery and hydrogen electric aircraft, eVTOLs, drones and supporting infrastructure. 

The ambition is to become an early adopter of electric aviation and a leading hub in the research and development of electrified aviation in Sweden and beyond. The best way to innovate and push boundaries forward is to collaborate and work together in partnership.

News

Project for drone shipping at Skellefteå Droneport

13 February 2024

Ett nyskapande projekt har startat vid Skellefteå Droneport med målet att utföra förkommersiella tester för drönarfrakt. Projektet innefattar en systemdemonstrator som integrerar samhällsdialog, teknologi, affärs- och hållbarhetsaspekter samt tillstånd och regler för att samordna och möjliggöra framsteg inom området.

OATS project completed

12 February 2024

At the beginning of 2023, the feasibility study started to establish an Open Area Test Site (OATS) at Skellefteå Airport. The purpose of the project has been to investigate the possibility of establishing a test environment at an airport where technical tests on electromagnetic compatibility for electric aircraft, eVTOLs, drones, electrified powertrains and charging infrastructure can be carried out.

The future drone airport in Skellefteå

28 September 2023

Several actors within society gathered to discuss how the upcoming drone airport in Skellefteå can create value for companies, municipalities and residents.

Investment in Hydrogen-Powered Flight in Skellefteå

30 March 2023

Together with Skellefteå Kraft, ZeroAvia, and the airline BRA, Skellefteå Airport is making a joint effort towards hydrogen-powered flight in Sweden. This investment is part of the ELIS development program, which aims to accelerate the electrification of aviation.

PARTNERS

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