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Planet Innovation is set to manufacture 1,000 instruments each month for a global diagnostics client at its Irvine, California, facility.

Roger LangsdonMarketing Director
Roger Langsdon
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Perspectives from expert panel: Future-proofing your manufacturing strategy for regulated medtech devices

Hear from an expert panel on how medtech companies can make good, strategic decisions that future-proof them against changing regulatory and market conditions.

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

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.

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5 critical questions for developing single-use disposables for cell therapy

Single-use disposables are a critical element in any cell and gene therapy manufacturing tool. We look at 5 key questions to consider when developing disposables for cell therapy.

Brian HanrahanVP Cell and Gene Therapy
Brian Hanrahan
Developing Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Tools

Why creating a successful cell and gene therapy manufacturing tool is about so much more than core tech

Developing an instrument that automates the cell and gene therapy workflow is no easy task. Your core tech, while critical, is only one part of the overall development, there is so much more that determines the success of your product. Brian Hanrahan shares 4 key tips for creating a successful cell therapy manufacturing tool.

Brian HanrahanVP Cell and Gene Therapy
Brian Hanrahan
PI's expert panel on IVD products

What you must get right when developing a complex IVD product

We asked 4 of our key experts what are the most important things to get right when developing complex IVD instruments. This is what they said.

Suraya SalehMarketing Communications Manager
Suraya Saleh
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How to expedite development of your remote patient monitoring solution with PI’s Software Accelerators

To make it quicker and easier for companies to enter the RPM market, PI has developed Software Accelerators that can be used to build customized software solutions.

Hami AryanPrincipal Digital Consultant
Hami Arya
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5 critical questions for developing single-use disposables for cell therapy

Single-use disposables are a critical element in any cell and gene therapy manufacturing tool. We look at 5 key questions to consider when developing disposables for cell therapy.

Brian HanrahanVP Cell and Gene Therapy
Brian Hanrahan
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Colin Potter: Manufacturing success

What sets one contract manufacturing operation apart from another? According to Colin Potter, PI’s GM of Manufacturing, it’s all about shared values and aspirations between manufacturer and clients.

Developing Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Tools

Qerim Shahini: Driving Digital Delivery

Qerim Shahini, CTO at PI Digital, applies the lessons learned from an action-packed entrepreneurial career to bring an unwavering commercial focus to every project his digital delivery team creates.

PI's expert panel on IVD products

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.

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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.

Colin Potter, GM Manufacturing at Planet Innovation

Colin Potter: Manufacturing success

What sets one contract manufacturing operation apart from another? According to Colin Potter, PI’s GM of Manufacturing, it’s all about shared values and aspirations between manufacturer and clients.

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PI's NeoSync™ connectivity solution wins Good Design Award

Digital

PI’s Digital team picked up a prestigious Good Design Award Winner Accolade in the Digital Design category at the 2022 Australian Good Design Awards, for its NeoSync: Transforming Point-of-Care Testing connectivity solution.

Clinician advisors: The who, why, how and when of a successful partnership

Commercialization

The role of a clinician advisor in your organization can be determined by clarifying some fundamental questions. Why do you want a clinician advisor? What do you need them to do? Is there an actual clinical need for your product or service; or are you just seeking clinical validation?

The 4 key principles of a smart regulatory strategy for medical devices

Commercialization

When it comes to commercializing medical devices and products, having a regulatory strategy in place is more than just a tick-box exercise focused on compliance.

What will drive innovation in the diagnostics industry in coming years, and how has the pandemic changed the game?

Innovation

At the recent 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago, Illinois, I moderated an insightful panel with three industry experts: John Hart, President and CEO of ASP Health; Jay Srinivasan, Chief Strategy Officer at Truvian Sciences and Stuart Elliott, CEO and co-founder of Planet Innovation.  

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PI's NeoSync™ connectivity solution wins Good Design Award

PI’s Digital team picked up a prestigious Good Design Award Winner Accolade in the Digital Design category at the 2022 Australian Good Design Awards, for its NeoSync: Transforming Point-of-Care Testing connectivity solution.