Matternet has partnered with Robotic Skies to provide field service and repair support for operators who fly the Matternet M2 drone logistics system.
Commenting on the move, Matternet CEO and founder, Andreas Raptopoulos, said: “Our technology has the power to transform healthcare and the world of logistics at large. As we expand Matternet’s U.S. and global operations, maintenance by certified technicians in the geographies where we operate is an important component to scaling our operations.
“We are excited to partner with Robotic Skies, who share with us a strong safety mindset and have the ability to support us across several geographies.”
While Brad Hayden, Robotic Skies, CEO and founder, added: “We are thrilled to partner with an industry pioneer who understands the value that aviation-grade maintenance solutions provide to enable complex commercial unmanned operations.
“Our global network will give Matternet’s customers the maintenance infrastructure and services that ensure the utmost safety, reliability, and efficiency as they operate beyond visual line of sight and over people.”
Matternet and Robotic Skies are part of the Boeing HorizonX Ventures investment portfolio of companies.
Boeing HorizonX Ventures is made up of companies developing technologies and capabilities to advance aerospace innovations, including mobility transformation, space and connectivity, industry 4.0 and digital acceleration.