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Stuart Elliott

Stuart is CEO and co-founder of Planet Innovation. He is a technology innovation expert and business leader with over 25 years’ experience and world-class expertise in the field of advanced technology product development and commercialization.

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

Manufacturing-led innovation – the flywheel effect that drives ongoing product development

Innovation

At PI, we use a feedback loop – using the market-informed insights gained from manufacturing to then inform the design of an improved product, an adjacent complementary product or even an innovative, second-generation product.

Stuart ElliottCEO and co-founder
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Stuart Elliott’s 3 Laws of Commercialization

Commercialization

Inventing a great product is pointless if nobody buys it. In my years in the medtech industry, I’ve discovered there are three fundamental laws of commercialization that you need to consider early in the product development process if you are to be successful.

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Stuart Elliott responds to Australian Government's Modern Manufacturing Strategy

Manufacturing

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the gaps in Australia’s manufacturing capacity, but has also highlighted its potential. We’re glad to see the Australian Government focusing on medical manufacturing because we know we can compete globally in this sector.

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Why unique technology is overrated in innovation

Innovation

When it comes to innovation, I believe that ‘uniqueness’ is misunderstood and often overrated. Let me explain why.

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Two ways every CEO can increase innovation

Innovation

As CEO of a company that is challenged every day to deliver innovative solutions, I see two main areas where every CEO can help increase their company’s level of innovation.

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4 reasons new products fail

Innovation

In my experience, there are common themes that link the failure of new products, and I am often asked by anxious entrepreneurs for my top tips on preventing their products from becoming landfill and, by corollary, how they can make their products successful.

Stuart ElliottCEO and co-founder
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