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Cam PhillipseLearning Developer
Cam Phillips

PI launches Atmo Biosciences to commercialize ingestible gas-sensing capsule for gut health

Atmo Biosciences, a Planet Innovation early stage venture, has signed a licensing deal with RMIT University to secure the exclusive worldwide rights to a ground-breaking ingestible gas-sensing capsule.

PI to commercialize pioneering technology that mimics blood flow to detect patients at risk of heart attack or stroke

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.

Federal Treasurer commends PI for global leadership in medtech innovation

“This is a business that is smart, it’s innovative, it’s passionate, and it is breaking new ground. From day dot it was breaking into global markets. It continues to invest in itself and it continues to invest in its people.” – Australian Federal Treasurer, Scott Morrison.

Comcast’s Xfinity Home and Zen Ecosystems Announce New Partnership to make Smart Homes Greener Homes

Last week, at the Smart Home Marketplace at CES 2017, Comcast announced a partnership with Xfinity Home and Zen Ecosystems (a PI venture), the manufacturer of a new simple, beautiful and connected thermostat that is fully integrated with the Xfinity Home ecosystem and part of its family of core devices.

Telstra selects Zen Thermostat for its Smart Home Platform

Zen Thermostat, a PI venture, has been selected by Telstra to be sold as part of its soon to be released Smart Home Platform.

Genea’s IVF deal with Merck secures manufacturing contract for PI

Pharmaceutical giant Merck Serono has signed an exclusive deal securing global marketing and commercialization rights to Genea Biomedx’s range of IVF products including Gavi and Geri, which were designed by Genea with development partner, Planet Innovation.

Zen Thermostat: PI launches connected device business on oversubscribed crowdfunding campaign

Zen is a smart thermostat launched by Planet Innovation with a successful crowd funding campaign.

4 reasons new products fail

In my experience, there are common themes that link the failure of new products, and I am often asked by anxious entrepreneurs for my top tips on preventing their products from becoming landfill and, by corollary, how they can make their products successful.

6 principles that deliver commercially successful products

The product development journey can be exciting but harrowing for even the most experienced company let alone the first time innovator. Here are a six principles that successful companies follow.

How Genea changed the world of IVF through automation

Despite 30 years of IVF practice the process of freezing human embryos, known as vitrification, has remained extremely manual and susceptible to errors and inconsistencies by embryologists. In 2009, Genea Biomedx teamed up with Planet Innovation to solve this challenge by automating IVF vitrification and finally making the process consistent and standardised for labs around the world.

Ingeni: a smart idea that puts consumers in control of their energy usage

PI’s innovation team developed an inexpensive in home energy display that not only allows you to understand and reduce your energy usage, it also allows you to browse every available energy plan on the market.