Education Partners

SPH Engineering is proud to cooperate with TOP universities and training providers in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles to ensure a bright future for drone industry.


UgCS Educational program supports both - drone operator training and research activities by providing ground station software for different UAV applications. UgCS is used in applications such as – search and rescue missions, environmental projects, terrain mapping, research of sensor applications and more!


If you are interested in becoming a part of UgCS Educational program, please get in touch with our sales manager Madara by sending an email to madara.mazkalne[@]

Auckland University of Technology

Geospatial research program with focus on the use of UAV`s for Applied Conservation, Social Ecology, Marine Ecology, Landscape Ecology and Visualisation.

Charles Sturt University

School of Agricultural and Wine sciences

James Cook University – Townsville

Marine Geophysics

RMIT University

School of Science, Geospatial Science

University of Adelaide

University of the Sunshine Coast

Sustainability Research Centre

Victorian UAS Training

UAS training and courses.

Wicked Copters

CASA approved RPAS Training Organisation (CASA.UOC.0152)

Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Institut für Waldwachstumsforschung

UAV training and research at Institute of Forest Growth.

University of Innsbruck

Geography Department

University of Salzburg

Department of Geography and Geology

Federal Institue of Sergipe

Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de Sergipe

Instituto Federal de Mato Grosso

Aerial imaging using UAVs with various embedded sensors for the remote sensing research area in agricultural crops

Universidade Fedderal do Pampa

Caçapava do Sul Campus

University of Brasilia

Institue of Geosciences

Aurora Research Institute

To capture photogrammetric data of snow fall and detect snow depth variations at temperatures of -20 degrees Celsius.

Cadet Youth Development Centre

UgCS in advanced drone training plan for search & rescue, airborne law enforcement and terrain mapping.


Dronolab is a student club of the École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS) located in downtown Montreal.

Memorial University

Department of Archaeology

Wilfrid Laurier University, Cold Regions Research Center

To train graduate students on state of the art remote sensing data acquisition/analysis for practical and innovative research applications.

Universidad de Chile


Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Ecology research

University of Split

Courses, seminar works and research in UAV field

University of Zagreb

The Department of Geology of the Faculty of Science

Zagreb University of Applied Sciences

Recreational drone user and commercial pilot training.

The Cyprus Institute

The Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC)

Technical University of Denmark

National Space Institute

Estonian Aviation Academy
Tallinn University of Technology

Drone training and research. Mapping missions in order to evaluate river floodings and other environmental matters.


UAV courses

Bordeaux INP and University of Bordeaux Montaigne

Ecole Nationale Supérieure en Environnement, Géoressources et Ingénierie du Développement durable - Institut National Polytechnique (ENSEGID-INP)



Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel

Department of Geography

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Institut für Flugsystemtechnik

Research regarding real-time sensor-fusion, collision avoidance, and flight control for unmanned aircrafts.

Dresden University of Applied Sciences
Freie Universität Berlin

Biodiversity – Ecological Modelling

Hochschule Düsseldorf, University of Applied Sciences

Scientific research and drone training.

Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften München
Jacobs University

Department of Physics and Earth Sciences

Philipps-Universität Marburg

Drone based phenotyping of trees and forests

Universitat Trier

Physische Geographie

Universität Ulm

Institut für Mikrowellentechnik

University of Potsdam

Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf

University of Patras

Department of Geology. Monitoring of landslides, coastal erosion etc.


UAV and UgCS Trainings

iDroni srl

The certified staff of iDroni offers a complete range of basic / expert / certification courses for Photogrammetry and Geomatics, Thermography, Precision Agriculture.

Ileron di Filippo Fiaschi

UgCS courses

Ing.Paolo Corradeghini - 3DMetrica studio tecnico

Photogrammetry and land surveying

University of Udine

The Artificial Vision and Real-Time Systems (AViReS) Lab, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Fukuoka University

UAV photography for 3D scanning, measurement and environmental evaluations

Miyagi University of Education

Department of Biology

Pablo Air

UAV courses and consultations

Academic and Professional Aviation Center (APAC)

APAC provides training for recreational and professional RPAS users. UgCS is a great example of complete software providing solutions from very simple waypoint missions up to complex multi-UAV operations with ADS-B transponder and mulmultinode deployment.

University of Latvia

Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences

Flight Drone

Specialized UAS courses.

University of Abdelmalek Essaadi

Supporting RS&AID Research Lab.doctural studies and scientific research.

TUDelft Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

Research & development

Wageningen University and Research

Unmanned Aerial Remote Sensing Facility (UARSF)

Pontificia Universidad Católica Del Perú (PUCP)

The Archaeology program

Institue of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
Redwings Training&Consulting

UgCS courses

Virtual Earth

Online training

University of Lisbon

CEG Centro de Estudos Geograficos

Training, Studies and Research Institute for Unmanned Vehicle Systems

UgCS testing and training.

University of Bucharest

Faculty of Geography

King Saud University, Prince Sultan Advanced Technical Research Institute

College of Engineering

Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology

Research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)



Centro Ave Maria San Cristobal


UAV courses




Expert training in handling flight planning software drone UgCS

European Flyers
Real Aero Club De Lugo

UAV courses

Tecnodron & Real Aero Club de Zaragoza



UMILES Group are one of the biggest UAV world holdings, that operate, integrate and educate through Spain and LATAM

Universidad De Granada

Department of Graphic Expression: Topography and Photogrammetry.

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Dpto. de Ingeniería Geológica Minera

National Chi Nan University

College of Science and Technology, Department of Civil Engineering

Open Culture Foundation

LostSAR Search&Rescue

Istanbul University

Faculty of Forestry. Aerial mapping, DEM , DSM production, Lidar applications and forested areas.

Harper Adams University

Research for Science, Art and Technology Ltd. Rotor-based multi-drone operations for surveillance of large areas.

Swansea University
University of Bristol

Interface Analysis Centre

University of Manchester

The Department of Geography. School of Environment, Education and Development (SEED)

Airborne Response

Professional UAS education for public safety and disaster response personnel

Broad River Volunteer Fire & Rescue

Broad River Volunteer Fire&Rescue training exercises

California State University Long Beach

The Department of Geological Sciences

Certified Training Institute

UAS Technology courses (

City of Willoughby, Fire Department

Tri-C Community College`s Public Safety Drone Program. Lake County Public Safety UAS unit

College of the Redwoods

Forestry and Natural Resources

Coulson Technologies

FuseYork Meetup and Training Workshops.

Cuyahoga Community College

UAV courses

Duke University

Duke Marine Lab - use of UAS in marine science and conservation missions.

DV8 Tech

At DV8 Tech we are committed to providing fully integrated remote solutions to the pest control industry. Our team has a unique blend of unmanned flight and operations, technology management, pest control, and business backgrounds.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Department of Flight, Worldwide

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Department of Flight, Worldwide

Florida State University, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program

Use of UgCS for teaching students in the classroom and for conducting UAS research in the field as representatives of Florida State University.

Global Conservation Institute

Large mammal research work in Amazonian Brazil

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Tech club and after School programs

Hampton University

Department of Aviation, School of Science and Technology.

Kansas State University

Applied Aviation Research Center

Lewis University

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering

Dept. of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering

Metropolitan State University of Denver, Department of Engineering Technology

UgCS a core technology in UAS projects.

Middle Tennessee State University

Aerospace Department

Midwest UAV Imaging

UAV courses

Modus Robotics

LiDAR University

Morehead State University

Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology

North Carolina State University

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. Remote sensing and aerial photography application in agriculture.

North Dakota State University

Orthorectified image acquisition in ecological research

Oregon State University


Portland Community College

The Geography Department. Program in UAS as part of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

PURDUE University

Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Rochester Institute of Technology

UAS Signature Research Program

Southern Methodist University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Spaceport Exploration Centre, Inc.

STEM education models to help students learn about technology like drones and support systems including ground stations.

Spatial Ecology and Conservation Lab School of Forest Resources and Conservation University of Florida

Use of UAS for education and research including UAS coursework and certification. GatorEye Unpiloted Flying Laboratory, a LiDAR-Hyperspectral-Thermal-RGB sensor fusion suite [see] flown on fixed-wing and hexacopter platforms.

Stanford University

Earth System Science (United States)

Suirf City Firefighters Auxiliary
Texas A&M University

Lidar Applications for the Study of Ecosystems with Remote Sensing (LASERS) Laboratory

UAS Academy

UAS courses and expeditions

University of Alaska Fairbanks

UAV program where the students are involved in the STEM side of building and flying.

University of California San Diego

Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Environmental research

University of California, Davis

Department of Anthropology, College of Letters and Science

University of Colorado Boulder

The Integrated Remote and In Situ Sensing (IRIS), College of Engineering and Applied Science

University of Louisville

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Stream Institute

University of Maine at Fort Kent

Operations of the Nelson Lab`s UAVs

University of Maine at Fort Kent

School of Forest Resources

University of Missouri-Columbia

Geological Sciences. Use of small UAVs in courses: Geoscience Remote Sensing, 3D Imaging of the Environment, and Surficial Processes. Mapping and observations of landslides, soil erosion, and surveying of faultrelated landforms for earthquake studies.

University of Montana

The National Center for Landscape Fire Analysis

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

College of Engineering, Buildings & Infrastructure Information Management Lab

University of Nevada, Reno

The Department of Geological Sciences

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences. College of Sciences

University of Virginia

The department of Systems and Information Engineering

University of Washington

Civil & Environmental Engineering


Higher Education Courses intended for inspectors, managers, executives, academics and other professionals, including lawyers, who feel the need to deepen the knowledge of regulatory issues and international standardization systems for RPAS

Utah State University


Wake Forest University

Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Lab - design, develop, and deploy small unmanned aircraft for use in environmental research and conservation.

Whitman College

Research in the Earth Sciences

Wright State University

Department of Computer Science and Engineering