Fredrik Falkman, Head of Innovation at the Swedish Sea Rescue Society
Fredrik Falkman is an Industrial Designer managing innovation at the Swedish Sea Rescue Society, a charity that does the majority of rescues in Swedish waters.
Fredrik is heading a project that aims to deploy a fleet of small, remotely launched fixed wing drones around the Swedish coast to enable eyes in the sky within minutes of an emergency call. The truly BVLOS nature of the project involves pushing technology and legislation, as well as extensive relationship building with other airspace users.
Fredrik is a founding member of the International Maritime Rescue Federation’s Future Technology Panel and a member of the European Emergency Number Association, EENA112, RPAS Working Group.
Fredrik has a background running a design consultancy with a focus on User Centered Design. He holds a Private Pilot License with a Sea Plane Rating.