Press Release
July 10, 2019

COMPLETED: PILOT OF CAPABILITY FOR LONG-RANGE DELIVERY OF TEMPERATURE-DEPENDENT MEDICINES AND VACCINES BY DRONE

Successful pilot demonstrates potential new option for delivering medicines and vaccines in hard-to-reach locations and during emergencies. Additional tests planned.   SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 10, 2019/PRNewswire/ -- A consortium…
Press Release
June 26, 2019

PAUL RICCI JOINS BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT DRONE DELIVERY START-UP, VOLANS-I, INC.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 26, 2019-- Volans-i, Inc., an on-demand drone delivery business based in San Francisco, CA, announced today that Paul Ricci, former Chairman and CEO of Nuance Communications,…
Press Release
May 13, 2019

VOLANS-I RAISES $20 MILLION IN SERIES A FUNDING

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 13, 2019-- Volans-i, Inc., an on-demand aerial delivery business based in San Francisco, has raised $20 Million in Series A funding. The funding was led by…
Media Coverage
April 10, 2019

UNMANNED SYSTEMS ASIA 2019: VOLANS-I SEALS SINGAPORE PACKAGE DEAL

This article was originally published in Unmanned Vehicles by Richard Thomas on April 10, 2019  US-based unmanned systems provider Volans-I will begin performing visual line-of-site package delivery flights trials in…
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October 2, 2018

AFTER HURRICANES MARIA AND FLORENCE, THESE 5 COMPANIES FOUND A UNIQUE WAY TO WORK TOGETHER

With each business having different expertise, the companies' cooperation addresses one of the biggest needs people experience in any major disaster. This article was originally published in Inc by Wanda…
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August 24, 2018

DIRECT RELIEF, MERCK, AND PARTNERS TEST TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED AUTONOMOUS DRONE DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR MEDICINES IN PUERTO RICO A YEAR AFTER MARIA

LAS PIEDRAS, Puerto Rico, Aug. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Relief, Merck, AT&T, Softbox and Volans-i this week are piloting a test of emergency medical supply deliveries using drones to…
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April 1, 2017

VOLANS-I SHOWS OFF ITS LONG-RANGE DELIVERY DRONES IN TEXAS

This article was originally posted on TechCrunch by Lora Kolodny in April 2017.  Whether they’re flying pizzas, burritos or medications to customers’ doors, drones for delivery have arrived. Businesses as…