Air is our planet’s most valuable resource, but it is nowadays being threatened by the high levels of contamination which cause, besides global warming, 1 in 10 deaths globally each year.

This silent problem needs to be tackled NOW. Our team works towards achieving the democratization of air quality.

Team

Mónica Abarca

CEO & Co-Founder

Mónica is an entrepreneur and mechatronics engineer passionate for robotics and design. She has experience in the mining industry, education and academic research. She was part of the Graduate Studies Program 2015 at Singularity University, where she learnt about exponential technologies.

Carlos Saito

COO & Co-Founder

Carlos is an aeronautical engineer from the Air Force Academy of USA passionate about unmanned aerial systems. He has more than 6 years of experience working with commercial and military drones, which he has flown in inhospitable places such as volcanos an glaciers.

Francisco Cuéllar

CIoTO & Co-Founder

Francisco is an electronics engineer M.Sc. in mechatronics from King’s College from London with experience in research projects in robotics. He is the Director of the Center of Advanced Technologies in Manufacturing from PUCP. He was part of the Executive Program at Singularity University.

Javier Calvo Pérez

Angel Investor

Javier is an entrepreneur and investor.  He is board president of Liderman, company he founder 27 years ago which is now in Peru, Ecuador and Chile, associated to The Carlyle Group, main investment fund of the world. Javier has received the award for “Business Leader for Change 2016” and is an international speaker.
 

Javier Cerna

Mechatronics Engineer

Julio Ramírez

Mechanical Engineer

Antonio Angulo

Electronics Engineer

Accomplishments & Awards

Press

04/25/2016

Drone will calculate contamination levels on top of the Peruvian Andes.

En su objetivo de calcular los niveles de contaminación del aire en zonas de difícil acceso, un equipo de investigadores peruanos ha logrado desarrollar un dron capaz de medir los niveles de los gases contaminantes en las...

RPP Noticias

04/25/2016

Drone is designed and implemented for environmental studies at high altitudes.

Dron diseñado en la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), vuela sobre los 5 mil metros sobre el nivel del mar con fines a realiza estudios de los glaciares y elaborar modelos de tres dimensiones. Ing. Francisco Cuellar, Dir. CETAM de la PUCP, sostuvo que el dron...

TVPerú

04/25/2016

Peruvian engineers won scholarships to study at the Operations Center at NASA

Mónica Abarca y Adolfo Valdivieso ambos de 23 años son dos jóvenes ingenieros peruanos que gracias a CONCYTEC ganaron una beca para estudiar en Estados Unidos.

América Televisión

04/25/2016

Five startups from Latin America advance to the finals of the global competition “1776 Challenge Cup”

Cinco empresas “startup” de América Latina han sido seleccionados entre cientos de empresas de la región para participar en una competencia mundial que otorgará hasta US$1 millón en premios y servicios de asesoría.

Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)

04/25/2016

Dron made in Peru flies over glaciers and defies a volcano

A finales de mayo, Mónica Abarca ganó una beca para participar del prestigioso post grado de Singularity University, en Silicon Valley, California. Su experiencia en proyectos como los de Mars Society y sobre todo el desarrollo de un vehículo......

El Comercio

05/30/2016

Qaira, startup of drones will represent Peru in Seedstars World

Luego de ser declarada ganador del concurso local de Seedstars World, Mónica Abarca, representante de la startup Qaira nanao+7, tendrá la oportunuidad de viajar en marzo próximo para participar del concurso mundial en Suiza...

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