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Matternet Drone Deliveries to Become ‘Everyday Occurrence’ Between Hospitals

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Last month, Swiss Post, the Ticino EOC hospital group and Menlo Park, Calif.-based drone manufacturer Matternet launched a joint project to use delivery drones to transport laboratory samples autonomously between two EOC hospitals in Lugano, Switzerland. Now, the country’s Federal [Read More]

Matternet Finds Drone-Delivery Partner in Mercedes-Benz

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2016

Matternet, a developer of autonomous drone logistics systems, has announced a strategic partnership with Mercedes-Benz Vans, which has made a multimillion-dollar investment in the company. In addition, Matternet has unveiled its second-generation drone, Matternet M2. Through the partnership, Matternet and [Read More]

Project Seeks to Establish UAV Network for Health Centers in Dominican Republic

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 07, 2016

The Multilateral Investment Fund, member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, has approved a technical cooperation grant of $539,980 for a project testing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for improving the response capacity of health centers in rural, difficult-to-access areas of [Read More]

UNICEF, Matternet Look to UAVs for Transport of HIV Tests in Malawi

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2016

The government of Malawi and the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) have begun testing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to explore cost-effective ways of reducing waiting times for HIV testing of infants, according to UNICEF. UNISEF says the drones, which [Read More]