The history of Medifly
How it all began…
9/2020 - 6/2023
The second phase focuses on establishing regular operations. For a few months, unmanned aircraft shall conduct operations between multiple hospitals.
6/2019 - 2/2020
The first phase shall demonstrate the feasibility of conducting safe flights in urban airspace, and in the airport control zone.
Hamburg joins UAM initiative
The City of Hamburg and local industry sign letter of intent to become EU model region for urban air mobility (UAM).
Drone network Windrove
The network “Windrove” founded by initiative of ZAL GmbH, Hamburg Ministry of Economy, and Hamburg Aviation; initially funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Medifly receives grant notification letter for the second project phase
Medifly Hamburg awarded "regulatory sandbox" by Federal Ministry of Economy
Medifly Hamburg conducts first urban test flights
UAM initiative kick-off event
During the workshop, transporting medical goods is identified as promising use case for unmanned aircraft. Subsequently, several Hamburg-based companies join forces to launch the project “Medifly Hamburg”.