Meet the 24-year olds who have built drones that supply medicines and blood to Papua New Guinea
28 April 2019 8:15 PM GMT
Bengaluru-based Redwing Aerospace may not have the permission to operate in India yet, but the drone delivery startup is focusing on delivering medicine and healthcare supplies to remote regions in other countries.
- The Indian government's policy regulatory framework for drone usage is yet to be frozen, but that hasn't stopped startups from looking at using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in our day-to-day lives.
- Enter Redwing Aerospace, a Bengaluru-based drone delivery startup, that isn't looking at drones for delivery of food or ecommerce.
- "Logistics is about getting something from point A to point B. Drones let you do that much faster.
- When Anshul, an ex-NTU Singapore Researcher, had the idea, he immediately contacted two friends from his Manipal Institute of Technology days - Rishabh Gupta and Arunabha Bhattacharya.
- Focusing on this idea, the team decided to use drones to deliver medicines, vaccines, and blood to the remotest parts of the world.