New Market Creation for Technological Breakthroughs: Commercial Drones and the Disruption of the Emergency Market

  • Federico CarliEmail author
  • Maria Elena Manzotti
  • Hugo Savoini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 30)


The emergency response market is considered as the most far from warfare, in which drones were incepted. The multicase study research focusing on three NGOs operating to save the lives of migrants in distress at sea in the Mediterranean area showed that emergency is indeed a market suitable for disruption. Moreover, being a not for profit field, the disruption by commercial drones follows a different path than other civilian markets. Commercial drones will likely spread among civilian markets and disrupt several of them, including emergency.


Drones Emergency Disruption 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Federico Carli
    • 1
    Email author
  • Maria Elena Manzotti
    • 2
  • Hugo Savoini
    • 3
  1. 1.Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNORomeItaly
  2. 2.LUISS Guido CarliRomeItaly
  3. 3.Associazione di Cultura Economica e Politica Guido CarliMilanItaly

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