March 14, 2023, Weiterstadt, Germany — We are proud to announce that Wingcopter CEO Tom Plümmer has been selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a personalized three-year leadership program, initiated by the WEF Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab, to bring together outstanding young leaders committed to addressing the world’s most pressing issues.
With Wingcopter, Tom is seeking exactly that: crafting innovative drone-based solutions that have a lasting global impact. We are convinced that the drone delivery networks and efficient as well as environmentally friendly drone delivery services that we want to establish all over the world have the potential to save and improve millions of lives, thus creating a better future for our planet and humanity.
Wingcopter is a German manufacturer of unmanned, all-electric delivery drones and provider of drone delivery services, specializing in improving medical supply chains and the logistics of urgently needed goods. The 150-strong team is dedicated to improving and saving lives worldwide through meaningful commercial and humanitarian applications. Wingcopter is a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.
Thanks to its patented tilt-rotor mechanism and proprietary software algorithms, the Wingcopter 198 can take off and land vertically like a multicopter, while flying long distances as efficiently and quickly as a fixed-wing aircraft, even in rain and wind.
Wingcopter’s investors include REWE Group, Salvia, XAI technologies, Xplorer Capital, Futury Capital, ITOCHU, DRONE FUND, SYNERJET, Expa, Hessen Kapital III, and Corecam Capital Partners.