Medical Drones: New Report Estimates Market Worth $947 Million by 2027
A new report by Polaris Market Research estimates the global medical drones market USD 947.6 million by 2027.
“Medical drones” as described by the report primarily refer to unmanned delivery vehicles. “Medical Drones Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, Drone Type (Fixed Wing, Rotor Drone and Hybrid Drones); By Application (Blood transfer, Drugs/Pharmaceutical Transfer, Vaccination Programs), End-Use (Emergency Medical Services, Government Organizations, and Blood Banks), By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2020 –2027” provides detailed analysis of current projects.
“Zipline drones, the frontrunner in the market, have cumulatively flown more than 1 million kilometres in Rwanda with more than 13 thousand deliveries. In the outskirts of Kigali, drones carried 35% of blood samples to be transfused. The Ghana the company is also started delivering COVID-19 testing kits,” says the press release. While suppliers such as Zipline have established full operations in Africa, other projects in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia have been more limited in scope.