DTA – Distretto Tecnologico Aerospaziale scarl

DTA launches and coordinates innovation projects to foster European and Italian aerospace capabilities. In the last few years, DTA has developed skills in the UASs such as ground test systems, experimental data management, authorisation processes, GNSS services, cybersecurity, service market development. DTA is also working towards the startup of the Grottaglie Airport Test Bed.


  • investigates technologies and procedures that enable new urban air mobility services relevant to the needs and potentialities of the City of Bari

  • investigates urban air mobility infrastructures which could be implemented and built within the Bari Smart City framework over the next 15 years

  • fosters unmanned flight experimentat using some neighbourhoods in the City of Bari as a Test Range