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MissionGO & Minnesota Team Transports World’s First Human Pancreas via Unmanned Aircraft

BALTIMORE, MD, May 11, 2021—MissionGO, a leader in unmanned aircraft solutions that is transforming logistics; LifeSource, the organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the upper Midwest; and Mercy Hospital, part of the Allina Health system, today announced the first-ever test flight carrying a human pancreas via an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) conducted on May 5. Following a moment of…

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Scott Plank plots $30M overhaul of Canton waterfront property

Melody Simmons  –  May 5, 2021 Developer Scott Plank is poised to invest millions in Canton this year as part of ongoing efforts to upgrade the high-profile portfolio of properties he acquired in 2017. Plank recently launched a $30 million redo of the marina on 26-acre Lighthouse Point, he said this week. The work will further…

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MissionGO Achieves Critical FAA Milestone, Takes Next Step to Offering Unmanned Aircraft Cargo Delivery

BALTIMORE, MD, April 28, 2021—MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced today that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. It is also expected that the FAA will soon be…

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Women and Drones Welcomes New Corporate Member MissionGO

Glenview, IL, – April 6, 2021 Women and Drones, the premier global platform for women in the UAS (drone) and UAM (Urban Air Mobility) industries, is thrilled to announce MissionGO has joined as a Small Business Corporate Member. “MissionGO has created a workplace environment where women can thrive” explained Women and Drones’ CEO and Founder, Sharon Rossmark….

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Drones Are Delivering Covid-19 Vaccines to Underserved Communities

In the race to distribute Covid-19 vaccines, countries need to come up with effective plans to reach people in both bustling metropolitan cities and rural areas with less health care investment. Right here in the United States, states such as Illinois, Michigan and Alabama have enlisted the help of their National Guards to provide vaccinations…

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Technical.ly, Meet the 20 most promising Baltimore tech companies: RealLIST Startups 2021

Featured on Technical.ly — January 25, 2021 Where are you based? Typically, it’s an easy question, even as we at Technical.ly often clarify that we like to get specific about what neighborhood, rather than which city. But in these times of pandemic-caused remote work, it’s one that has confounded many an interview subject. If you spent most…

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Scott Plank ’88: Investor, Convener, Innovator

Featured on the UMD Alumni Blog By Kimberly Marselas ’00 Scott Plank ’88 was a partner in one of the best entrepreneurship stories to come out of the University of Maryland, overseeing Under Armour’s global supply chain and technology infrastructure, its retail expansion and the transformation of the Baltimore company’s physical presence during his 14…

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Scott Plank’s medical tech firm MediGO inks partnership with organ donor entity

BALTIMORE, Dec. 01, 2020 (Baltimore Business Journal) — Baltimore medical technology company MediGO, led by local developer and investor Scott Plank, has forged its first partnership in the organ donation space. MediGO, a firm that offers hardware and software to improve organ transplantation logistics, has found its first official customer and innovation partner in the Nevada…

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Nevada Donor Network and MediGO Launch the First MedTech Partnership That Brings Disruptive Technology to Organ Transplantation

BALTIMORE, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediGO, the Baltimore-based technology company applying disruptive technology solutions to organ transplantation logistics, today announced a first-ever partnership with Nevada Donor Network (NDN), a leading organ procurement organization that maximizes the gift of life and health through organ, eye and tissue donation. “This is a game changing moment for transplantation,” said Scott…

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MediGO Announces Deployment of FlightAware Data to Enhance Organ Transportation Logistics

BALTIMORE, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediGO, the next-generation hardware and software platform for organ transplantation logistics, today announced a partnership with FlightAware, leaders in providing advanced, accurate, actionable aviation data and insights. MediGO seamlessly integrates FlightAware’s data via AeroAPI (formerly FlightXML) into MediGO’s organ logistics and monitoring system, providing increased situational awareness and transparency throughout…

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