Emergency Services

Emergency NHS drone airbridge gets UK gov’s backing

A consortia working to establish a UAV/Drone Emergency Medical Airbridge between Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to supplement existing NHS medical supply chain are among the first wave of winners to secure a share of £33m funding from the UK Government to use aviation to solve major global challenges. DronePrep is leading a consortia that has been awarded a share of the initial £7m funds to support project using unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver critical PPE and Covid-19 testing kits to vulnerable rural communities in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The project unites the two pioneering drone delivery
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