MEDICAL DRONE DELIVERY INITIATIVE
GIVE ACCESS TO CARE.
EXPERIMENT MEDICAL DRONE DELIVERY
IN RURAL EUROPE AND GROWING COUNTRIES.
Medical drone delivery of biological samples, vaccines, blood units, or medical equipment is still in its infancy
The use of drones to transport goods, even of modest weight, over distances beyond line of sight, is still at the experimental stage. Overall, the market opening currently applies to recreational drones and drones for professional use within line of sight, i.e. a few hundred metres away from the remote pilot.
Clearly, the ability to bypass ground infrastructure, either because it is too congested, or because it is deficient or non-existent, is a powerful lever for transformation
Several experiments are already underway around the planet, especially in the medical field with the support of UNICEF.
We believe that the use of drones in remote places, on vast territories in Africa or in rural Europe, has the potential to transform access to care.
And beyond, it could transform medical support in emergency situations in cities.
Fly2Care is an open innovation project to unlock that potential and experiment medical drone delivery in rural Europe and growing countries
Create a community of like-minded people and organisations in the medical biology, life-science, or logistics industries.
Identify use cases that can transform access to Care.
Share knowledge, share the innovation effort. Mutualise logistics flow. Engage with local communities, plan for local jobs.
Drone delivery: the approach in the USA is to comply with the certification framework in place for manned aviation for an airline, but with some exemptions, rather than start from the drone-specific regulation and build on it to tackle more challenging operations such as beyond visual line of sight. No doubt that UPS Flight Forward […]
Impressive projects and experiments. Local engagement for social acceptance. Safety certification? The European Drone Summit Conference held last week in Stuttgart gathered a rich panel of high-profile speakers in the still-small-world of urban air mobility, or unmanned aviation, in urban areas. Below are some take-aways, and for more information, feel free to contact us at: […]
Improve access to clinical pathology diagnosis for all Cerba HealthCare (Issy Les Moulineaux – France) and The Drone Office (London – United-Kingdom) announced the publication of their collaborative White Paper on opportunities and challenges of using aerial drones to support medical logistics. The teams identified 4 use cases where drones would be a powerful alternative […]
Améliorer l’accès pour tous au diagnostic de biologie médicale Cerba HealthCare (Issy Les Moulineaux – France) et The Drone Office (Londres – Royaume-Uni) annoncent ce jour la publication de leur Livre Blanc développé en open innovation. Il analyse les enjeux et défis des drones en support de la logistique des prélèvements en biologie médicale. Il […]