The company Eos Technologie (12 employees, 2.5 M€ of turnover expected in 2022), founded in 2018 in Solliès-Pont (Var) and specialized in the design and manufacture of drones for military purposes, is moving. At the end of September, it plans to transfer its head office (rented) to Mérignac (Gironde) to the Phare industrial zone in premises of 500 m2. The objective: to get closer to the local aeronautical economic fabric in order to develop there. “The building will consist of an administrative part and an electronic and technical assembly part. The fuselages will arrive bare from our factory in Grenoble. We are currently training and recruiting fitter technicians”, assures Nicolas Ritter, co-founder of the company. . “Demand has exploded,” he says, referring to an acceleration since the start of the war in Ukraine. The company has completed an initial fundraising of €2.5 million this summer to carry out this move, plans to recruit around fifteen people in Mérignac by 2023 and aims to exceed €20 million in turnover. here at three years”.