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DroneUp partners with McMillon Innovation Studio to improve campus security
The McMillon Innovation Studio has partnered with DroneUp, LLC, a leading autonomous drone delivery platform and drone services provider, to evaluate opportunities to expand DroneUp’s operations, including on college campuses.
The McMillon Innovation Studio, part of the U of A’s Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, offers an opportunity for student design and product teams to develop human-centered design solutions to problem statements that have social impacts. The studio serves students across campus and a variety of other industry partners. By empowering students to facilitate innovation as members of an interdisciplinary team with industry mentors, its mission is to shape the future of commerce.
The McMillon Innovation Studio will collaborate with DroneUp on a design team project focused on campus safety and security. The design team will coordinate with key stakeholders on campus to discuss possibilities that could become innovative solutions to real-world problems, and they will also evaluate legal and policy aspects around privacy and safety.