June 23, 2020
Launched in 2017, Australia-based aeromedical logistics company Swoop Aero announced that it has closed a Series A funding round with returning investors Right Click Capital and Tempus Partners. The startup will use the latest eight figure sum capital injection to establish a presence in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), as well as expand its service offering across the medical logistics space. ...
May 19, 2020
SOS Alarm, the company that operates Sweden’s 112 emergency number, is to use drones to deliver Automated External Defibrillators (AED) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) for the first time in a trial that begins in June.
The clinical study into the use of emergency medical drone transport for real incidents is the latest phase of a research collaboration between SOS Alarm, the Center for...
January 24, 2020
Swiss Post and Matternet will start transporting lab samples by drone between hospitals in Switzerland again, months after putting the project on hold.
A panel of aviation experts were asked to review safety processes following two incidents in which a drone made an emergency landing and was recovered from the bottom of Lake Zurich, while another crashed close to a group of children that were...
December 13, 2019
We might be seeing more drones delivering life-saving medical supplies as German manufacturer Wingcopter announced today that it landed “seven-digit” financing from Singapore-based Corecam Capital Partners. The exact amount secured was not revealed.
WHAT THEY DO
Since its founding in 2017, the Darmstadt-based startup’s eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) drones have been used in...