The history of Medifly
How it all began…
1/2024 - 12/2026
Transporting medical goods with unmanned aircraft systems between multiple hospitals in Hamburg will be tested.
9/2020 - 6/2023
Procedures for the integration of UAS applications into the urban airspace in the controlled airspace of Hamburg Airport for the purpose of regular operations were developed.
6/2019 - 2/2020
Feasibility of conducting safe flights in urban airspace, and in the airport control zone was demonstrated.
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”.