Growing Drones in big chemical vats  (1)

Engineers envisage that drones or UAVs, could be ‘grown’ in large-scale labs, through chemistry.

During this century, scientists and engineers from BAE Systems and The University of Glasgow envisage that small Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) bespoke to military operations, could be ‘grown’ in large-scale labs through chemistry. This could speed up evolutionary processes and creating bespoke aircraft in weeks, rather than years.



Growing UAVs Through Chemistry

Creating small aircraft would be very challenging but I’m confident that creative thinking and convergent digital technologies will eventually lead to the digital programming of complex chemical and material systems.