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Planet Innovation has been recognized as a leading example of resilience, innovation and excellence at the 41st Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs).

Suraya SalehMarketing Communications Manager

Visus Therapeutics established to develop and commercialize innovative treatments to improve vision

Visus Therapeutics, a company backed by Planet Innovation, has started a clinical development program for a novel eye drop designed to restore the loss of near vision associated with aging.

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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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Cloud vs. on-premises solutions – 5 factors to consider when planning the connectivity strategy for your healthcare instrument

Building digital connectivity into your healthcare device or laboratory instrument makes it easy to collect data and automate activities, but is a cloud or on-premises connectivity solution the best fit for you?

Kaushal VyasGeneral Manager, PI Digital

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

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)

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

Cloud vs. on-premises solutions – 5 factors to consider when planning the connectivity strategy for your healthcare instrument

Building digital connectivity into your healthcare device or laboratory instrument makes it easy to collect data and automate activities, but is a cloud or on-premises connectivity solution the best fit 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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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.

Atmo Biosciences raises $2.5m in seed financing

News

Atmo Biosciences, a digital health business that provides objective real-time insights into gut health and microbiome function, has raised a further A$2.5 million in an oversubscribed funding round, supplementing an initial seed raise in March 2019.

Stuart Elliott speaks on ABC Radio about manufacturing supply chain resilience

Manufacturing

Planet Innovation co-CEO and co-founder Stuart Elliott described the COVID-19 pandemic as a “wake-up call” for how medical products are sourced, in an interview with ABC Radio.

Cole-Parmer puts user experience at the forefront with new peristaltic pump series

Product Dev

Cole-Parmer’s new Masterflex® Ismatec® Reglo Digital Pump series, is not so much an evolution, but a revolution of the popular peristaltic pump range.

Diagnostics

Planet Innovation develops beta units of Truvian’s automated point-of-care blood testing system

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.