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Project CAELUS: General Public Perception Survey on a drone-enabled healthcare logistics network.

Updated: May 31, 2022

London, 17 January 2022

What do people think of a drone-enabled healthcare network in Scotland? What are the perceived benefits and concerns?

As part of project CAELUS, The Drone Office conducted a public survey of 500 respondents living in Scotland, representing fairly the total population in terms of gender, age and geography, with a 95% confidence level and 5% margin of error.

Watch the general public survey's introduction video: click here

Discover the complete set of survey’s findings: click here


The CAELUS (Care & Equity – Healthcare Logistics UAS Scotland) is an 18-month research project funded by UK Research and Innovation through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. The purpose is to demonstrate the economic, technical and social viability of a UAS or drone-enabled network that delivers efficiency and performance improvement to NHS Scotland.

AGS Airports leads the consortium of multi-disciplinary businesses, academia and end-users. Members of the consortium include:

  • AGS Airports Limited

  • ANRA Technologies UK Ltd

  • Atkins Ltd

  • Avy – Drones for Good

  • Dronamics Global Ltd

  • The Drone Office Ltd

  • Connected Places Catapult

  • DGP Intelsius Limited

  • Leonardo MW Ltd

  • NATS (Services) Limited

  • Schneider Electric (UK) Limited

  • The Drone Office Ltd

  • TRAX International Ltd

  • uAvionix Ltd Leonardo MW Ltd

  • University of Strathclyde


THE DRONE OFFICE is a consultancy and service company. We offer clients independent, solution-agnostic expertise. We advocate safe and innovative roadmaps. Drones are part of digital transformation. So beyond safety, our objective is to help clients transform disruption into a competitive advantage and value creation. Equally important, we share with clients a vision of technology with a sense of purpose, that truly adds value for everyone. Our services cover building and updating our client’s inhouse expertise and foundation knowledge; assessing the state-of-the-art in their industry; pilot-project design and planning; support to the selection of technologies, suppliers, and partners; project management; scaling-up from pilot-project to routine operations.

About the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund aims to bring together the UK’s world leading research with business to meet the major industrial and societal challenges of our time. The fund was created to provide funding and support to UK businesses and researchers, part of the government’s £4.7 billion increase in research and development over the next 4 years. It was designed to ensure that research and innovation takes centre stage in the Government’s modern Industrial Strategy. It is run by UK Research and Innovation.


UKRI works with the government to invest over £7 billion a year in research and innovation by partnering with academia and industry to make the impossible, possible. Through the UK’s nine leading academic and industrial funding councils, it creates knowledge with impact. For more information visit







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