Roger Langsdon

Roger is the Marketing Director at Planet Innovation and a specialist marketing and communications professional with a focus on growing an organization’s reputation and revenue through strategic marketing and high-impact communications.

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News, stories and opinions for the business innovators of the world.

ABC Radio interviews Stuart Elliott on PI’s growth, innovation and manufacturing

News

Journalist Virginia Trioli spoke to Planet Innovation co-CEO and co-founder Stuart Elliott live on ABC Radio about the challenges the company has faced and the successes we have enjoyed.

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Abbott’s VIP2000 recognized at Medical Design Excellence Awards in New York

News

Abbott Molecular’s VIP2000 was recognized for its innovative product design and engineering as a finalist at the prestigious Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEAs) in New York.

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IVF pioneer Genea sells for more than $250 million

News

Australian fertility group Genea has been successfully sold to an Asian consortium for more than AU$250 million after disrupting the fertility industry with a range of new IVF technologies.

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PI and ANDHealth secure funding for Digital Health Innovators Program

Digital

Planet Innovation and ANDHealth have secured LaunchVic funding to deliver a unique joint program ‘B.R.I.G.H.T Future For Digital Health Innovators’ over the next two years.

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PI teams up with Ramsay Health Care as it launches digital health venture, Vitalic Medical

News

Planet Innovation has launched Vitalic Medical, a digital health venture addressing two major problems for general wards in hospitals around the world: undetected patient deterioration and in-hospital patient falls.

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PI's Digital Health Team partner with Merck to launch QBOX IVF for improved efficiency in fertility labs

News

QBOX IVF connects and streamlines data transfer between lab instruments and Electronic Medical Record providers, supporting healthcare professionals in fertility.

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APAS Independence wins global accolades at Medical Design Excellence Awards

Diagnostics

Clever Culture Systems has collected silver at the prestigious Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEAs) for its innovative APAS Independence instrument, which Planet Innovation helped develop.

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PI Design team picks up two Good Design Awards

Design

Planet Innovation’s design team won two awards at the 60th Annual Good Design Awards for their work with Cycliq on its Fly CE products and with Dermapenworld on the Dermapen 4 medical product.

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PI and Preora Healthcare partner to bring novel detection technology to cancer diagnostic market

Diagnostics

Planet Innovation today announced a partnership with Preora Healthcare Inc., pioneers in the detection of early-stage cancers, to bring to market a series of novel, low-cost, minimally invasive, highly accurate and easy-to-use cancer screening tests.

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PI launches Lumos: A unique, complete solution provider for rapid point-of-care diagnostics

News

Lumos Diagnostics develops custom products for its partners using a unique combination of integrated assay and engineering capability paired with its proven reader optical technologies.

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PI wins Biotech Company of the Year

News

Over the past year, PI doubled its company revenue, created over 100 new jobs for the biotechnology sector, and more than tripled its manufacturing export revenues of biomed and life-science products.

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Market-Focus key to PI winning Australia’s ‘Best Innovation Program’

News

Planet Innovation’s market-centric approach to innovation has again been recognized as the Best Innovation Program in Australia by the AFR.

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Planet Innovation opens New Advanced Manufacturing Wing

News

PI has opened a new Northern Wing of their Advanced Manufacturing Center in Box Hill, to accommodate an increasing number of local and international manufacturing contracts.

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PI attends AACC 2017 in San Diego to advocate ‘market-led’ product development and manufacturing

News

We work with our global partners to develop winning product and commercial strategies. PI brings a market-led approach that helps develop the right product-market fit, to ensure product success results in commercial success.

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Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEAs) in New York recognize Planet Innovation with two Gold Awards

News

Planet Innovation was a standout performer picking up two of the highest honors at this year’s MDEAs for innovation in medical product design and engineering.

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Federal Treasurer commends PI for global leadership in medtech innovation

News

“This is a business that is smart, it’s innovative, it’s passionate, and it is breaking new ground. From day dot it was breaking into global markets. It continues to invest in itself and it continues to invest in its people.” – Australian Federal Treasurer, Scott Morrison.

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Key ingredients for innovation

Innovation

There’s rarely just one thing responsible for innovation. It is a combination of ingredients that deliver innovative thinking and behaviour. See if your company has these four ingredients in its mix.

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PI wins Most Innovative Company Award for the third time

News

The Australian Financial Review has awarded Planet Innovation four innovation awards, including Australia’s Most Innovative Company.

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Telstra selects Zen Thermostat for its Smart Home Platform

News

Zen Thermostat, a PI venture, has been selected by Telstra to be sold as part of its soon to be released Smart Home Platform.

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Silicon Valley star joins the Board of Planet Group

News

Planet Innovation has strengthened its position as a global player in the commercialisation of technology ventures with the strategic appointment of Teresa Engelhard to the Board of Planet Group Holdings.

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Planet Innovation again named Australia’s Most Innovative Company

News

Planet Innovation has been named Australia’s Most Innovative Company for the second time in three years.

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Genea’s IVF deal with Merck secures manufacturing contract for PI

News

Pharmaceutical giant Merck Serono has signed an exclusive deal securing global marketing and commercialization rights to Genea Biomedx’s range of IVF products including Gavi and Geri, which were designed by Genea with development partner, Planet Innovation.

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PI launches new development and manufacturing center for medical and hi-tech products

Manufacturing

At a formal ceremony attended by Australian Federal Assistant Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, Planet Innovation (PI) has officially revealed its all new centre for Product Development and Manufacturing.

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Strange technology allows us all to train like champions

Product Dev

Entrepreneur Will Strange has teamed up with Planet Innovation to launch a highly accurate, contact sport GPS system, GameTraka©, at a price point that amateur and junior clubs can afford.

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World first imaging incubator uses unconventional approach to monitor embryos

Innovation

Genea Biomedx has created an incubation instrument with time lapse photography, which allows scientists and potential parents to watch their embryos grow in their first crucial few days.

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Planet Innovation ranks in Australia’s top 10 Most Innovative Company list for 3rd straight year

News

After debuting on the list in 2012 in eighth place and topping the list in 2013, Planet Innovation is thrilled to once again be named among the top 10 most innovative Australian companies, this year ranking at number three.

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Zen Thermostat: PI launches connected device business on oversubscribed crowdfunding campaign

News

Zen is a smart thermostat launched by Planet Innovation with a successful crowd funding campaign.

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Genea CEO: From idea to Product of the Year

Product Dev

Tomas Stojanov has been an integral part of an extremely successful network of invitro-fertilisation (IVF) clinics in his role as the CEO of fertility group Genea, but his personal dream is to do more. He wanted to change the world of IVF to benefit his company, his industry and most importantly his patients.

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Seven News highlights the power of Ingeni

News

Primetime Australian news broadcaster, Channel 7 News, has highlighted the frustration of millions of consumers in not being able to easily find the cheapest energy plan and has promoted Ingeni, developed by Planet Innovation, as a simple solution.

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Australia’s No.1 Most Innovative Company

News

It is both rewarding and humbling to be recognized as Australia’s Most Innovative Company for 2013.

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How PI became Australia's 5th fastest growing company

News

Planet Innovation has been recognized as Australia’s 5th fastest growing company by BRW. PI’s Stuart Elliott sat down with BRW to discuss the ingredients to achieving sustained growth.

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Stuart Elliott picks up EY Entrepreneur of the Year regional award

News

Stuart Elliott, Planet Innovation Managing Director, was named a regional winner in the EY Entrepreneur of The Year awards on September the 5th, 2013.

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Dumb problems demand attention

Innovation

With rising energy prices, and a move towards time-of-use tariffs, PI’s innovation team thought that what was needed was an intelligent hot water system for consumers that was a one-size fits all, stand-alone solution to simplify installation for plumbers.

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Event: The Future Direction of IVDs at AusMedtech 2013

News

Dr. Ian Macfarlane will share his real-world experience on the ingredients to success for both start-up and established IVD companies at Ausmedtech 2013.

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Planet Innovation expands to the US

News

We are excited to announce the opening of our new US office. This new office, based in Chicago, is part of our long term commitment to providing exceptional client service and assisting our partners with commercializing new technologies in the US and global markets.

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PI ranked Australia’s 8th Most Innovative Company

News

Planet Innovation was ranked Australia’s 8th most innovative company by Australia’s premier weekly business publication BRW – and we proudly accept the honor.

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