Drone Delivery in Abu Dhabi Matternet and SkyGo
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Matternet, the global leader in urban drone delivery, announced today a city-wide drone network for the quick delivery of medical goods in Abu Dhabi. Matternet is collaborating with the Abu Dhabi Department of Health (DoH), as well as SkyGo, a UAE logistics company with in-depth knowledge of the Abu Dhabi healthcare landscape and expertise in logistics and distribution in the Gulf region. The network will provide a major increase in the connectivity of the Emirate’s health ecosystem and position it as a global leader in advanced air mobility. The DoH shared news of the project yesterday.
Matternet will operate its technology under SkyGo’s license for BVLOS drone delivery, and transport urgent, essential medical supplies such as COVID-19 vaccines, blood, and lab samples across Abu Dhabi’s health system.This follows Matternet’s achievement last month of becoming the first…