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Suraya Saleh

Suraya is the Marketing Communications Manager at Planet Innovation. A former journalist, Suraya is passionate about telling engaging stories for brands that have a positive impact on the world.

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

Government Ministers visit PI to officially open state-of-the-art cleanrooms to manufacture sterile consumables

News

Minister for Industry Support and Recovery, Martin Pakula, and Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy, Jaala Pulford, visited PI to officially open our state-of-the-art cleanrooms used to manufacture sterile medical consumables for global clients.

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison congratulates PI on its “tremendous success” during tour of expanded facility

News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Federal Member for Chisholm Gladys Liu visited Planet Innovation to tour our expanded manufacturing and design facilities, and discuss the recently announced Patent Box tax incentive.

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Atmo Biosciences ramps up production of ingestible gas-sensing capsule at PI’s new manufacturing facility

News

Atmo Biosciences is ramping up manufacture of its third generation gas-sensing capsule at Planet Innovation’s recently opened new medtech manufacturing facility.

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PI expands manufacturing facilities with new medtech wing in Melbourne

News

Australia’s Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews visited PI to officially open a new medtech manufacturing wing for products and consumables.

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Podcast: Sam Lanyon on the future of advanced manufacturing, digital health and point-of-care diagnostics

News

Sam Lanyon speaks to the Talking HealthTech podcast about the future of advanced manufacturing and digital health, especially in light of COVID-19.

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Experienced medtech executive Sue MacLeman appointed to PI Board

News

Sue MacLeman, an experienced and respected leader in Australia’s medtech industry, has joined the Planet Innovation Board as a non-executive director.

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Planet Innovation raises $9.8m in oversubscribed capital raise

News

Planet Innovation has closed an oversubscribed $9.8 million capital raising to accelerate business growth to meet strong international demand for its manufacturing, product development and digital services.

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PI wins Export Award for resilience and innovation during COVID-19 pandemic

News

Planet Innovation has been recognized as a leading example of resilience, innovation and excellence at the 41st Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs).

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Visus Therapeutics established to develop and commercialize innovative treatments to improve vision

News

Visus Therapeutics, a company backed by Planet Innovation, has started a clinical development program for a novel eye drop designed to restore the loss of near vision associated with aging.

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Lumos Diagnostics raises AU$25m in oversubscribed capital raise

News

Lumos Diagnostics, a rapid point-of-care diagnostics company spun out of Planet Innovation, has closed an oversubscribed AU$25 million pre-IPO capital raise, ahead of an anticipated 2021 Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listing.

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Levitas Bio partners with PI to develop and manufacture the world’s first label-free cell separation platform

Product Development

Silicon Valley start-up Levitas Bio has launched the world’s first label-free cell separation platform, the LeviCell™.

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Keeping PI COVID safe with SteraMist

Manufacturing

Planet Innovation is using SteraMist® to disinfect its office and manufacturing premises to protect onsite manufacturing staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Global diagnostics leader Hany Massarany to join PI Board

News

Hany Massarany, a renowned leader in the global diagnostics industry, is joining the Planet Innovation Board as a non-executive director.

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Atmo Biosciences wins $620k grant to advance commercialization of ingestible gas-sensing capsule to diagnose gut disorders

News

Atmo Biosciences has been awarded a $620,000 Australian Government grant through the BioMedTech Horizons (BMTH) program.

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PI wins global manufacturing contract for decontamination products used worldwide for infectious disease control

News

TOMI Environmental Solutions, a global company specializing in decontamination and disinfection, has selected Planet Innovation to manufacture its SteraMist® range of products used worldwide for infectious disease control, including to help fight the spread of COVID-19.

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Planet Innovation develops beta units of Truvian’s automated point-of-care blood testing system

Diagnostics

PI has partnered with Truvian, a healthcare company at the intersection of diagnostics and consumer technology, to develop a new point-of-care blood testing device to make routine health tests more convenient, affordable and actionable for consumers.

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Industry leaders Jonathan Ling and Jim Fox join PI Board

News

PI has welcomed two experienced company leaders to the PI Board, with Jonathan Ling appointed Chairman and Jim Fox joining as a non-executive director.

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Atmo Biosciences raises $2.5m in seed financing

News

Atmo Biosciences, a digital health business that provides objective real-time insights into gut health and microbiome function, has raised a further A$2.5 million in an oversubscribed funding round, supplementing an initial seed raise in March 2019.

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Stuart Elliott speaks on ABC Radio about manufacturing supply chain resilience

Manufacturing

Planet Innovation co-CEO and co-founder Stuart Elliott described the COVID-19 pandemic as a “wake-up call” for how medical products are sourced, in an interview with ABC Radio.

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Cole-Parmer puts user experience at the forefront with new peristaltic pump series

Product Development

Cole-Parmer’s new Masterflex® Ismatec® Reglo Digital Pump series, is not so much an evolution, but a revolution of the popular peristaltic pump range.

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PI and Lumos work with Victorian Government to pilot FebriDx as acute respiratory infection patient triage tool in response to COVID-19 pandemic

News

We are seeking GPs and other healthcare professionals in Victoria, Australia to pilot a new TGA-approved point-of-care test to help differentiate patients with viral from bacterial acute respiratory tract infections.

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Atmo Biosciences and Seed Health announce research partnership to evaluate impact of probiotics on gut microbiome

News

Seed Health, a US-based microbial sciences company, and Atmo Biosciences, a Planet Innovation early stage venture, have announced a partnership to use Atmo’s ingestible gas-sensing capsule to study the impact of probiotics on the gut microbiome.

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IDEX Health & Science launches Tridex™ Protein Analyzer for bioprocessing

Life Sciences

IDEX Health & Science has launched the Tridex™ Protein Analyzer, which Planet Innovation helped develop, to measure protein titer directly from a bioreactor in real time.

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PI to manufacture Scinogy’s new cell processing system for cell therapy manufacture

Manufacturing

Planet Innovation is partnering with Melbourne-based start-up Scinogy to manufacture a revolutionary new cell processing system that is being commercialized by global biotechnology company Thermo Fisher Scientific.

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PI partners with Allume to manufacture world-first solar sharing system for apartments

Manufacturing

Melbourne-based start-up Allume has signed a manufacturing contract with Planet Innovation to produce its innovative solar sharing system, SolShare.

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PI wins top medical design award and digital app award

Design

Planet Innovation took home the Good Design Awards’ top gong for medical design for our work on Clever Culture Systems’ APAS Independence instrument, along with a digital design award for Uniting NSW’s Mosaic app.

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Lumos Diagnostics merges with RPS Diagnostics

News

Lumos Diagnostics and RPS Diagnostics have merged to create a full-service point-of-care diagnostic development company and support the international commercialization of FebriDx.

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PI Digital established with a focus on rapid deployment of digital health and IoT solutions

News

PI Digital combines a collaborative engagement model with a strong commercial focus to develop customized digital solutions, including for regulated medical environments.

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Imagion Biosystems teams with PI to develop MagSense™ instrument for early cancer detection

Diagnostics

PI has entered into an agreement with Imagion Biosystems, a company dedicated to improving healthcare through the earlier detection of cancer, to develop Imagion’s MagSense instrument technology.

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American Chamber of Commerce asks PI for the secrets of how to build an innovative company

Innovation

Speaking at an American Chamber of Commerce event, our Co-CEO and Co-founder Stuart Elliott offered insight into three fundamentals that organizations need to get right if they are serious about innovation.

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PI launches Atmo Biosciences to commercialize ingestible gas-sensing capsule for gut health

News

Atmo Biosciences, a Planet Innovation early stage venture, has signed a licensing deal with RMIT University to secure the exclusive worldwide rights to a ground-breaking ingestible gas-sensing capsule.

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Lumos Diagnostics to supply customized Leelu Readers for new California-based partner

News

Lumos Diagnostics is expanding its global footprint after agreeing an ongoing manufacturing deal for a customized lateral flow reader with a California-based life sciences company.

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PI to commercialize pioneering technology that mimics blood flow to detect patients at risk of heart attack or stroke

News

An RMIT University researcher working with PI on technology that can test patients for bleeding or clotting disorders has been awarded more than $650,000 in NHMRC funding.

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Westpac names PI as a Businesses of Tomorrow winner

News

Planet Innovation has been selected as one of Australia’s Top 20 Businesses of Tomorrow from more than 1,000 applications.

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PI judges Most Innovative Companies list

News

Planet Innovation has joined the judging panel for The Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies list after dominating the awards for the past six years.

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