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Next week, DRONELIFE will join drone stakeholders all over the world for Europe’s major drone event: Amsterdam Drone Week and the EASA High Level Conference on Drones.  New technology, new policy, and new ideas are all on exhibit – including this new medical drone from Avy.

The following is an Amsterdam Drone Week press release.

Medical drone showcased at Amsterdam Drone Week 
KPN provides communication data links for test flights 

The prototype drone used for trials with medical drones will be showcased at the Amsterdam Drone Week at the beginning of December. Last week, the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam gave the green light for the trial named the Medical Drone Service. KPN is involved in this innovative project as a technology partner.

The Erasmus MC and Sanquin Blood Bank, in collaboration with ANWB, PostNL and technology partners Avy (drone developer) and KPN are investigating how drones can be used for medical applications such as transporting blood, medicines, and diagnostic samples to patients and care institutions. Within a period of three years,…

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