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

Planet Innovation has launched NeoSync™, a unique, out-of-the box product that connects medical devices to popular Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

How should you add connectivity to your point-of-care device – build or buy?

When developing connectivity for your point-of-care diagnostic product, there are two main routes – build or buy. How do you know what’s right for you?

Topics.

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 your manufacturer should be helping you drive product innovation

Colin Potter shares how Planet Innovation’s manufacturing partnership with TOMI Environmental Solutions led to the development of a backpack version of its SteraMist decontamination product.

Colin PotterGeneral Manager, PI Manufacturing

Point-of-Care testing is great for patients, but a tidal wave of admin for clinics – unless the device is connected

As consumers take more ownership over their healthcare, demand is rapidly growing for fast, convenient and accurate point-of-care (POC) tests. But with this migration to POC testing comes a tidal wave of admin that ambulatory clinics are often unprepared for.

Kaushal VyasGeneral Manager, PI Digital

How PI is giving staff the freedom to match their work style to their lifestyle

At PI, we believe that work is ‘what we do’ not ‘where we go’. That’s why we’ve introduced new Ways of Working that empower our people to choose where, when and how they work to produce their best outcomes.

Kris ReynoldsHuman Resources Director

COVID has lit a fire under diagnostic testing – here is what point-of-care companies must do to step up in time

As demand for diagnostic and point-of-care (POC) testing grows, new products are coming to life faster than ever. Ben Druce, VP Strategic Design, shares insights from an expert panel discussion he hosted at the MD&M and BIOMEDigital event.

Ben DruceVice President, Strategic Design

Why your manufacturer should be helping you drive product innovation

Colin Potter shares how Planet Innovation’s manufacturing partnership with TOMI Environmental Solutions led to the development of a backpack version of its SteraMist decontamination product.

Colin PotterGeneral Manager, PI Manufacturing
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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Planet Innovation-backed company, Visus Therapeutics, raises US$36 million

News

PI’s business model has been proven a success with another of its investee companies – Visus Therapeutics™ – raising $US36 ($A47) million in Series A financing.

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.

Commercialization

Stuart Elliott’s 3 Laws of 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.