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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.

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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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Three questions to ask before you sign a manufacturing contract

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

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.

Colin PotterGeneral Manager Manufacturing
Colin Potter

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

American Chamber of Commerce asks PI for the secrets of how to build an innovative company

Speaking at an American Chamber of Commerce event, our Co-CEO and Co-founder Stuart Elliott offered insight into three fundamentals that organizations need to get right if they are serious about innovation.

Suraya SalehMarketing Communications Manager
Suraya Saleh

Three questions to ask before you sign a manufacturing contract

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
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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.

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.

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.

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AMP 2018: Improving patient selection through precision medicine

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This month’s Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo focused on the field of precision medicine. Experts from across the molecular diagnostic world gathered in San Antonio, Texas, to exchange knowledge and ideas, with the ultimate aim of creating better patient outcomes.

PI and ANDHealth secure funding for Digital Health Innovators Program

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Planet Innovation and ANDHealth have secured LaunchVic funding to deliver a unique joint program ‘B.R.I.G.H.T Future For Digital Health Innovators’ over the next two years.

Lumos Diagnostics to supply customized Leelu Readers for new California-based partner

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Lumos Diagnostics is expanding its global footprint after agreeing an ongoing manufacturing deal for a customized lateral flow reader with a California-based life sciences company.

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.

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AMP 2018: Improving patient selection through precision medicine

This month’s Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo focused on the field of precision medicine. Experts from across the molecular diagnostic world gathered in San Antonio, Texas, to exchange knowledge and ideas, with the ultimate aim of creating better patient outcomes.