Skyports, AZ Turnhout and City of Turnhout announce medical drone delivery agreement in Belgium

In September, drones will be used at AZ Turnhout to transport pathology samples and pharmaceuticals between the two major hospital sites during a unique trial project.

AZ Turnhout, City of Turnhout and drone service provider Skyports will jointly test a new logistics service during which medical products will be transported by drone. Skyports’ drones will transfer pathology samples and pharmaceuticals between various hospital sites that would otherwise be moved by traditional ground-based transportation. The project partners aim to start flight operations in September.

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