Complex challenges, such as enhancing the sustainability of management of waterways, marine ecology and water quality, are not confined within the borders of countries. Integration of different technologies and social science disciplines are required to find and keep the balance between economy and ecology. These complex challenges require solutions found in close collaboration between entrepreneurs, governmental institutions and researchers. Aquatic Drones BV develops such solutions in co-creation and applies open source principles. It is in this way that we maximize sharing knowledge and experience in order to reduce the time-to-market as much as possible. Innovative, skilled labor matches being result driven with creativity. Aquatic Drones BV delivers tailor made, directly applicable data solutions in order to increase revenues and reduce cost. At the same time, we aim for a deep societal impact and seek to guard the balance between profit, people and the planet.