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

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.

World first baby born using the Geri incubator

In a world first, a baby girl has been born using the specially-designed imaging incubator, Geri, developed and commercialized by Genea and Planet Innovation.

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

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.

Genea CEO: From idea to Product of the Year

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.

The secret behind the consumable ‘pod’ that pioneered IVF automation

PI Executive Director Eduardo Vom reveals the details to the microfluidic pod that was developed for the Gavi instrument to enable automated IVF vitrification for the first time in the world.

Event: The Future Direction of IVDs at AusMedtech 2013

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.