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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?

Kaushal VyasGeneral Manager, PI Digital

PI partners with ASP Health to develop and manufacture an automated sample preparation platform to enhance cancer diagnostics

PI has partnered with Chicago-based company ASP Health to help them develop and manufacture an innovative sample preparation instrument to enhance cancer diagnostics through more consistent, high quality patient samples.

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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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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

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.

Stuart ElliottCo-CEO and co-founder

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
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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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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.

Market disruption: blood testing beyond the status quo

Diagnostics

Experts from Truvian, Blue Ox Healthcare Partners, the University of Chicago and PI discuss the potential impact of real-time point-of-care blood testing.