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When it comes to choosing a manufacturer for your new product, there are a host of companies lining up to take your money. But with so many choices, how can you get this critical decision right?

Colin PotterGeneral Manager Manufacturing
Colin Potter

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

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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5 reasons why aspiring entrepreneurs should join Planet Innovation

Thinking of launching a tech start-up? Here are five reasons why you should come and work for PI first.

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Why unique technology is overrated in innovation

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

Stuart ElliottCo-CEO and co-founder
Stuart Elliott

Key ingredients for 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.

Roger LangsdonMarketing Director
Roger Langsdon

Two ways every CEO can increase 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.

Stuart ElliottCo-CEO and co-founder
Stuart Elliott

4 reasons new products fail

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 ElliottCo-CEO and co-founder
Stuart Elliott

Why unique technology is overrated in innovation

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

Stuart ElliottCo-CEO and co-founder
Stuart Elliott
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Strange technology allows us all to train like champions

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.

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.

Are you designing a Product Ecosystem that engages the heart and mind?

Companies that think in terms of a ‘product ecosystem’ will trounce rivals that come to the market with a more myopic view of success, says Francois Nguyen, principal designer at Frog, a global product strategy and design firm that has become internationally recognised for its innovation.

How PI became Australia's 5th fastest growing company

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.

Strange technology allows us all to train like champions

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.

Further Perspectives.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Westpac names PI as a Businesses of Tomorrow winner

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

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

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