Humanitarian Drones to Deliver Medical Supplies to Roadless Areas

Humanitarian Drones to Deliver Medical Supplies to Roadless Areas

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drone by MatternetAndreas Raptopoulos wants to use aerial drones to save  lives.

Unmanned vehicle technology makes remote and hazardous areas accessible, whenever a family needs medicine but floods and muddy roads have cut off travel, a seasonal occurrence in some parts of Africa.

That idea soon became a start-up called Matternet – a network for transporting matter – which aims to help the one billion people who do not have year-round access to roads.

(READ the story in the Guardian)

 

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