Scotland’s medical drone network opens phase two development
The consortium promising to build the world’s first nationwide medical drone transportation network in Scotland has taken another step toward attaining that goal with the official kickoff of the project’s second phase of activity.
The Care and Equity – Healthcare Logistics UAS Scotland (CAELUS) consortium welcomed member organizations, stakeholders, and politicians to an event at Glasgow’s airport to initiate the new chapter in the campaign to create a national medical drone delivery system. The program had previously obtained nearly $14 million in funding from various healthcare and government agency backers and used the Glasgow confab to lay out objectives and timetables for the spade work that’s now set to begin.
Major elements in preparing for Scotland’s aerial medical transportation grid will include the designation of initial takeoff and landing sites, the construction of infrastructure to facilitate flights, and full testing of drones…