Conceptual Study on Docking-Undocking Unmanned Ground-Air Delivery System

Inseong Hwang

by Dr. Inseong Hwang, Senior Research Engineer, Korea Aerospace Research Institute

This presentation describes the concept of unmanned delivery system; short-range autonomous unmanned ground vehicle (droid) which is responsible for the final delivery to the destination, long-range unmanned air vehicle (UAV) which is equipped with the mission delivery module, and docking-undocking technology between the ground and air unmanned vehicles.

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Drone Delivery Canada is Silver Partner of Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference

Drone Delivery Canada

Drone Delivery Canada will exhibit at Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, September 10-11, 2019, Greenville Convention Center, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

About Drone Delivery Canada

Drone Delivery Canada, is a pioneering technology firm based out of Toronto, Canada with a focus on designing, developing and implementing a commercially viable drone delivery system within the North American and global markets.

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Parafoil UAVs as an Efficient and Viable Alternative Solution for Last Mile Distribution

Patrick Watson

by Patrick Watson, Director of Business Development for Animal Dynamics

Animal Dynamics has developed an innovative range of UAVs using parafoil technology specifically focused on last mile distribution. Parafoils benefit from being incredibly energy efficient and capable of carrying heavy payloads with relatively simple vehicle construction allowing for an economically viable transport method for challenging and hostile terrain.

program: https://unmannedcargoaircraftconference.com/program/

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Logistic Integration of Cargo Drones into Public Health Supply Chain

Olivier Defawe

by Olivier Defawe, Director, Health Systems; Drones for Health Program Lead, VillageReach, USA

The health workers and professional logisticians who are currently managing the public health supply chain are ultimately the end customers of the additional mode of delivery that constitutes drones. The workflow they are currently following, the product flow, the financial flow, and logistic data flow will all be impacted resulting in new processes, SOPs, approvals, etc.

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Unmanned Regional Cargo Carrier Drones: Opening New Markets

Ed de Reyes

by Ed De Reyes, Sabrewing Aircraft

A lot of media attention has been focused on toy drones that can deliver coffee, burritos and band-aids. However, much larger-capacity UAVs are being developed that promise a safer, versatile, all-weather solution to air cargo aircraft that has one of the fastest ROIs in any aircraft market.

Complete program: https://unmannedcargoaircraftconference.com/program/

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UPS and Matternet partner for FAA-sanctioned deliveries of medical samples in North Carolina

A small, white drone last month began delivering samples, including blood, between Raleigh’s WakeMed Hospital surgical center and the primary testing lab at its main campus. In the following weeks, the supplies made daily flights that professionals hope will eventually transport life-saving products like blood to more rural locations.

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Apply now for the European Startup Prize for mobility

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Created to support startup companies who are developing sustainable mobility innovations, the European Startup Prize For Mobility is a leading public-private initiative first launched by Karima Delli, Chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee, and co-founded by Boston Consulting Group and Via ID.

Supported by both the European Parliament and the European Commission, as well as influential partners such as ADP, GRDF, Europcar Mobility Group and RATP, the competition invites mobility startups from around Europe to participate. These partners all bring together their networks, financial knowledge and key areas of influence as they work to recognize future mobility champions over the course of the competition.

The top 10 selected entries (both the Silver and Gold Award recipients) win an all-expenses paid tour of five European tech capitals to meet potential customers, investors, business accelerators and local partners throughout 2019.

In addition to this tour, four Gold Award winners will also be selected to receive specific entrepreneurial, business and legal mentoring from Boston Consulting Group and other legal and corporate partners to help grow their operations in Europe and beyond.

Five hundred startups participated in last year’s edition of the European Startup Prize For Mobility. Selected winners included Klaxit, Cocolis, Cargonexx and Whim by Maas Global.

Key Links

Website : https://startupprize.eu/
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/EuStartupPrize/
Twitter : https://twitter.com/eustartupprize
Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/company/eustartupprize/
Startups Applications : https://www.f6s.com/eustartups/apply

UCA around the corner? – Presented by Hans Heerkens, Platform UCA

Hans Heerkens

UCA around the corner? – Presented by Hans Heerkens, Assistant Professor, University of Twente / Chairman, Platform Unmanned Cargo Aircraft, at  Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference, which will take place on November 28, 2018, at RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

For years, UCA have been in silent development. Now, the first operational UCA services are about to start. But while small companies often initiate innovations, large organizations are needed to spread them. UCA infrastructure is a public good, and the recognition of this will help to determine the competitive power of operators and of countries and regions. Continue reading “UCA around the corner? – Presented by Hans Heerkens, Platform UCA”