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Medical Drone Delivery Services Market size to exceed $1.8Bn by 2032

  • Published Date: February 17, 2023

Medical Drone Delivery Services Market size is expected to surpass USD 1.8 billion by 2032, as per a new research report announced by Global Market Insights Inc.

The COVID-19 pandemic increased the need for reengineering the current logistical methods to effectively distribute biological samples, which fueled the prominence of drone delivery solutions in healthcare applications for the transportation of medical supplies in various nations. Moreover, government efforts and programs to encourage the use of medical drones and enhance access to healthcare in rural locations are anticipated to support industry growth.

Prominent programs focused on prompt blood delivery to boost blood transfer segment demand

Medical drone delivery services market from blood transfer segment registered over USD 82 million in revenue in 2022. The widespread usage of medical drones is attributed to the several programs emphasizing prompt blood supplies to save patients requiring blood transfusions for emergencies, including postpartum hemorrhage, severe malaria, or traumatic injuries.

Browse key industry insights spread across 85 pages with 61 market data tables & 12 figures & charts from the report, “Medical Drone Delivery Services Market Size by Application (Blood Transfer, Drugs/Pharmaceutical Transfer, Vaccination Program), End-Use (Emergency Medical Services, Blood Banks), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2023 – 2032” in detail along with the table of contents:

Inadequate blood storage facilities in remote areas to accelerate blood banks segment expansion

Blood banks segment is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 24.5% by 2032. Many isolated and undeveloped areas have inadequate facilities for collecting and storing blood, which puts those who don't reside close to distribution centers in grave danger, which is bolstering the need for medical drones by blood banks. For instance, in August 2022, Hospitals in Lancashire and Cumbria trialed the use of drones to transport NHS blood and medical samples, which could cut delivery times between hospitals by more than an hour, speed up the delivery of pathology reports, and reduce the Trust's carbon footprint.

Growing number of new startups to complement market demand in India

India accounted for more than 4.5% of the medical drone delivery services market revenue in 2022. Favorable government initiatives supporting the use of drones are likely to enhance regional progress by 2032. In February 2022, the Indian government permitted the use of small to medium-sized drones up to 2 kg for non-commercial purposes without the need for a remote pilot certificate by imposing the Drone (Amendment) Rules 2022. Additionally, the increasing number of start-ups is poised to impel market revenue over the coming years.

Soaring focus on the development of automated solutions to define the competitive landscape

The medical drone delivery services market is characterized by several major corporations viz., Wing (Alphabet), Zipline International Inc., SkyDrop, Matternet, RigiTech SA., DHL, Swoop Aero, and United Parcel Service of America, Inc., among others.


Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain