About US

TopView is a UAS Engineering SME specializing in the integration of drones in business activities and in very low-level airspace

our mission

Make Drones part of everyday life

Initially focused on the development of proprietary drones, today TopView adopts a broader strategy, by engaging in:

  • UAS operations. Optical inspections, thermographs and aerophotogrammetry, as well as experimental operations, even in complex scenarios;
  • IoT and Drones for the optimization of business processes, designing both the entire system and specific sensors to be integrated with existing systems.
  • U-space and digital aviation with digital products and services for the management and navigation of drones in the VLL airspace.
our story

what started from a hobby …

Born in 2013 as a start-up to explore the drones (UAS) market, nowadays we are proudly part of European and Italian projects.

After the early design and realization of a light drone compliant with the first Italian RPAS regulation, we decided to change strategy, devoting our resources to payloads instead of drone design.

The first product coming out of the new strategy, PV_WATCH©, was presented in May 2014 at Solar Expo in Milan

… now is an international company

In 2015 we had the chance to participate in Horizon 2020, led us to strengthen our know-how in Drones and the Internet of Things while giving an international dimension to the company.

Since 2016, Topview is also involved in U-space research projects, contributing to the development of services and prototypes and also overseeing the related field testing and validation campaigns.

Today, we design and integrate UAS for specific applications and actively collaborate with large aerospace companies.

Our ideas at your disposal

Whether you are a customer, partner, supplier or employee, you can count on us to create strong relationships, value and long-term opportunities.

Professionalism, trust and fairness are the basis of our activities.

In the design phase we follow the fast prototyping approach: we constantly interact with the customer to identify the solution that combines utility, ease of use and integration with existing systems.


ESA projects

Horizon projects

italian projects

scientific pubblications

TopView guarantees the controlled acquisition and development of orders and the fulfilment of service requirements, with the utmost commitment to the growth of Personnel skills, respecting the health of its employees and ensuring the privacy of all stakeholders


Key people

Salvatore Mennella

Salvatore Mennella


Alberto Mennella

Alberto Mennella

Innovation Manager

Gianluca Luisi

Gianluca Luisi

RPAS Test Engineer