Forbes October 26, 2020
Sai Balasubramanian, J.D.

Famed pharmaceutical company Merck is now looking into using drone technology for medication delivery. It’s attempting to make this possible through a partnership with Volansi, a drone technology and logistics company.

In a press release by Volansi last week, the company announced a new program to “enable the delivery of routine medicines from Merck manufacturing facility to patients at Vidant Healthplex-Wilson as the first phase of a project to learn about drone technology’s use in the healthcare supply chain.”

Hannan Parvizian, CEO of Volansi, stated: “We’ve seen the world’s supply chain strained like never before from the impact of Coronavirus…There’s now an accelerated need for rapid advancements in supply chain technology, especially in healthcare. Drone delivery is one solution to...

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