Ready for take off: London to explore how drones can be rolled out across the capital

12.02.2018
By Marketplace Editorial
Industry news

Ready for take off: London to explore how drones can be rolled out across the capital

London has been selected as one of five cities to explore in detail how drone technology could be utilised across the UK.

The challenge, run by innovation foundation Nesta's Challenge Prize Centre in partnership with government-backed Innovate UK, called on cities to apply for a chance to examine how drones could be used in their communities.

London, along with Preston, Bradford, Southampton and the West Midlands, will explore the public attitudes, environmental impact, logistics and safety of drones operating in complex urban environments. The cities will bring together local citizens, public services, businesses and regulators to look at how drones can work "for the common good". Read more..