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Manufacturers are rarely seen as a source of product innovation. Their role is often more narrowly defined to just ‘manufacturing…

Colin PotterGeneral Manager, PI Manufacturing

World-first digital therapeutic to be developed at PI by Associate Professor Suong Le

Planet Innovation will partner with consultant gastroenterologist and hepatologist Associate Professor Suong Le, from Monash Health, as part of the Australian Department of Health’s Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative.

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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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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?

Kaushal VyasGeneral Manager, PI Digital

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

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?

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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3 ways to accelerate your product development program and get to market faster

Design

When developing new products, you want to get a product to market ASAP. But how do you do that without cutting corners on quality, performance and safety?

Government Ministers visit PI to officially open state-of-the-art cleanrooms to manufacture sterile consumables

News

Minister for Industry Support and Recovery, Martin Pakula, and Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy, Jaala Pulford, visited PI to officially open our state-of-the-art cleanrooms used to manufacture sterile medical consumables for global clients.

Lumos Diagnostics raises A$63m in ASX IPO

News

Lumos Diagnostics, a PI investee company, has been admitted to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with trading commencing on July 5 after raising $63 million AUD in an Initial Public Offering (IPO).

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

Diagnostics

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.