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Silicon Valley start-up Levitas Bio has launched the world’s first label-free cell separation platform, the LeviCell™.

Suraya SalehMarketing Communications Manager
Suraya Saleh

PI and Lumos pick up top Medical Design and Engineering Awards for rapid diagnostic development platform

Planet Innovation and Lumos Diagnostics have won two awards at the 2020 Good Design Awards, including a Good Design Award Gold accolade for Lumos’s Leelu Reader.

Topics.

Why commercial outcomes are better when designers work with manufacturers

When designers work with manufacturing experts from the start, their clients are the winners. Why? Costs fall, profits grow and products have a better chance of success.

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If your digital health strategy isn’t driving earnings or learnings, what is it doing?

From start-ups to established companies, almost everyone in the life sciences and diagnostics industries is playing with digital health in one form or another. But how do you ensure this investment translates into commercial success for your company?

Kaushal VyasGeneral Manager, PI Digital
Kaushal Vyas

The EU Medical Device Regulations (EU MDR 2017/745) in a nutshell

With the European Medical Device Regulations deadline looming, we look at the major changes impacting medical device manufacturers and the release of a few guidance documents by the European Commission.

Ram KannanQuality Manager (Design & Development)
Ram Kannan

Stop your product failing by starting with a Product-Market Fit program

Developing new products is a costly exercise and the path is often unclear. That’s why you need to be sure you’re building the right product for the right market, before you start designing. At PI, we have developed a five-stage program to help you achieve product-market fit and give your product the best chance of commercial success.

Sue DafniasVice President, Market Development & Strategy
Sue Dafnias

4 essentials for software development excellence

If we get the following four essentials right, we achieve software development excellence every time. And we do so at the least possible expense.

Qerim ShahiniCTO, PI Digital
Qerim Shahini

If your digital health strategy isn’t driving earnings or learnings, what is it doing?

From start-ups to established companies, almost everyone in the life sciences and diagnostics industries is playing with digital health in one form or another. But how do you ensure this investment translates into commercial success for your company?

Kaushal VyasGeneral Manager, PI Digital
Kaushal Vyas
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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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Planet Innovation develops beta units of Truvian’s automated point-of-care blood testing system

Diagnostics

PI has partnered with Truvian, a healthcare company at the intersection of diagnostics and consumer technology, to develop a new point-of-care blood testing device to make routine health tests more convenient, affordable and actionable for consumers.

PI and Lumos work with Victorian Government to pilot FebriDx as acute respiratory infection patient triage tool in response to COVID-19 pandemic

News

We are seeking GPs and other healthcare professionals in Victoria, Australia to pilot a new TGA-approved point-of-care test to help differentiate patients with viral from bacterial acute respiratory tract infections.

PI backs Lumos Diagnostics with $20m Series A investment

News

Planet Innovation has agreed to a $A20 million strategic investment in Lumos Diagnostics, a rapid point-of-care diagnostics company.

Atmo Biosciences and Seed Health announce research partnership to evaluate impact of probiotics on gut microbiome

News

Seed Health, a US-based microbial sciences company, and Atmo Biosciences, a Planet Innovation early stage venture, have announced a partnership to use Atmo’s ingestible gas-sensing capsule to study the impact of probiotics on the gut microbiome.