Medical delivery

Medical drones? Let’s discuss at Médecins Sans Frontières MSF Scientific Days

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It is a great opportunity to discuss with people who have the experience of humanitarian actions in the field and understand how innovation such as drones can support their effort. The MSF Scientific Days share knowledge of what works, and learnings from what doesn’t work, in humanitarian medical programming with as wide an audience as […]

Drones in Africa

Afrique : le potentiel de création de valeur des drones y est considérable. Discutons-en à l’Afterwork HEC – X franco-africain

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Sa géographie s’y prête bien: des grandes distances et, si l’on met de côté les grandes métropoles, des territoires à densité modérée. Les drones sont un levier de transformation pour relever certains défis auxquels font face des pays en Afrique. L’optimisation des récoltes agricoles par analyse des cultures et des sols La lutte contre le […]

Meet us at Investment / Trade opportunities in Africa 2019 in Milton Keynes

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Africa has the opportunity to leapfrog, using drones where ground infrastructure is inadequate or inexistent, starting with medical drone delivery. I look forward to meeting like-minded people at  Investment / Trade opportunities in Africa on 8 June 2019 in Milton Keynes. hashtag#drone hashtag#uas hashtag#uav hashtag#africa hashtag#medical hashtag#delivery  

Honoured to present at Westminster eForum an introduction to European drone regulation

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Westminster eForum organised today a Keynote seminar on the “Next steps for the drone sector – promoting sector growth, achieving public trust, and the draft Drones Bill”. The Drone Office is a member of ARPAS-UK and represented the organisation to the event and shared with the audience an introduction to the upcoming first package of […]

Honored to contribute to The Science and Technology Committee inquiry on the ethical and safety implications of drones

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Regulations As a member of ARPAS-UK, The Drone Office contributed to a hopefully fair and balanced response to the Science and Technology Committee inquiry on the ethical and safety implications of the growing use of civilian drones, of all sizes, across the UK. The Committee focused on the following 8 questions: Q1: The ethical implications […]

Meet us at the World Humanitarian Forum in London 17-18 April 2019

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The World Humanitarian Forum, on April 17/18th at Excel London, brings together prominent leaders from the public and private sectors, as well as international thought-leaders and pioneers. It’s a unique and essential opportunity to engage in inspirational, thought-provoking, and future-focused dialogues that aim to shape the future of humanitarian aid and international development, and ultimately […]

Takeaways from Transport Systems Catapult Pathfinder Community Day held 3rd April 2019.

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First thank you to the Transport Systems Catapult, now the Connected Places Catapult, for gathering the community, offering regulatory and funding updates by a panel of high level speakers, as well as networking opportunities. Anne-Lise represented ARPAS-UK at the event. Our key takeaways: REGULATORY: Following the Gatwick incidents last December, the regulatory activities in the […]

1st set of European drone regulation: publication by summer 2019 and coming into force by mid-2020

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On 28 February 2019 the EASA Committee has given its positive vote tothe European Commission’s proposal for an Implementing Act regulating theoperations of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the open and specificcategories.The Implementing Regulation (rules) is expected to be published in early summer2019 and will become applicable 12 months later (June 2020).  The Delegated act […]

13th March: ANO 2019 coming into force in the UK, including extension of flight restriction zones at protected aerodromes.

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  The Gatwick incidents last December certainly accelerated measures that were already discussed and were expected for later this year. In particular, the runway protection zones of protected aerodromes now measure 5km in length by 1km in width. The amendment is published at: uksi/2019/261/made. For detailed understanding of the ANO 2018 and ANO 2019 […]