Wings for Aid

Wings for Aid

Unmanned cargo aircraft prototype to bring humanitarian aid to remote areas

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Product description Brand name and product description

Unmanned cargo aircraft prototype to bring humanitarian aid to remote areas. It can be used for disaster relief, but also for the scheduled delivery of medicines.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Remote areas of the world.

Caribbean, due to hurricanes and earthquakes.

Remote areas in Africa , for scheduled delivery of weekly quantities of medicines to health clinics in villages.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Technology: ESA incubates AvioniCS and Selfly

Industrial design: VanBerlo 

Last mile in medicine distribution: i+solutions

Academia: technical universities of DelftEindhoven and Twente

Practitioners from the Red Cross movement.

Application scenarios: humanitarian aid organisations, Dutch Ministry of Defence

Advisor: Price Waterhouse Coopers

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Drones for medical delivery: ZiplineVayu, Matternet.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and better well-being

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Humanitarian organizations, Government, NGOs

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