Production at Applidyne

Production at Applidyne

After we completed a design upgrade on our client’s https://thylation.com Felixer product (incorporating GPS and a new user interface) we’ve been manufacturing small production runs in house. This isn’t something we normally do, but for a low-volume complex product it was the best way...

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2019 Internship Applications are now open!

2019 Internship Applications are now open!

Applications for the 2019 Applidyne Engineering Design Internship are now being taken. The Applidyne Engineering Design Internship is open to all Australian and New Zealand University students. It is an opportunity for students in the penultimate year in a Bachelor of...

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Applidyne designed Felixers part of successful trials on KI

Applidyne designed Felixers part of successful trials on KI

Applidyne designed Felixers have been used in successful trials on Kangaroo Island by Natural Resources KI as part of the NRKI Feral Cat Eradication Program.The Felixer Grooming Traps, have been used extensively in northern South Australia and the Northern Territory, work by...

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Applidyne attends launch of Adelaide Uni Motorsport FSAE car

Applidyne attends launch of Adelaide Uni Motorsport FSAE car

Applidyne staff recently attended the launch of the 2018 Adelaide University Motorsport FSAE car. The aim of the FSAE is to design and manufacture a formula-style, open-wheeled vehicle to successfully perform in the Formula SAE Australasia competition. The competition gives students real world...

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2018 Internship Awarded

2018 Internship Awarded

The 2018 Applidyne Engineering Design Internship winner has been announced. This year’s Applidyne Mechanical Engineering Design Internship has been awarded to Alexander Dearman. Alexander is a University of South Australia student in his penultimate year of a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering....

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Applidyne is hiring.

Applidyne is hiring.

Mechanical Engineer - CAD Designer Closing Date: 2018-08-31 If you’re a gun at CAD and can wield a spanner then this is the job for you! Specialist design engineering company Product design and R&D focus Fast-paced commercially focussed working environment Opportunities to invent, innovate and...

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2018 Internship Applications are about to close!

2018 Internship Applications are now open!

Applications for the 2018 Applidyne Engineering Design Internship are now being taken. The Applidyne Engineering Design Internship is open to all Australian and New Zealand University students. It is an opportunity for students in the penultimate year in a Bachelor of Engineering degree in either...

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Felixer cat traps deployed

Felixer cat traps deployed

The first batch of generation 3 prototype Felixer traps has been deployed in the APY lands in NW Australia, protecting a threatened colony of Warru (Black Footed Rock Wallaby) from cats and foxes. Our Technical Director, Paul van de Loo, accompanied our client and assisted in training the local...

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Applidyne has moved to new premises!

Applidyne has moved to new premises!

It is with great pleasure that we announce our relocation to more comfortable and spacious premises. Our new location is 104 Coglin Street, Brompton SA 5007. However, our phone number remains the same at (08) 8234 8211 and our primary email address remains the same at admin@applidyne.com.au. Since...

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Applidyne Director attends Warman Design and Build Competition

Our Technical Director, Paul van de Loo, once again spent the weekend judging the National Finals of the Warman Design and Build Competition for engineering students. This year was the 30th anniversary of the competition, which has been generously sponsored by Weir Minerals since inception....

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Applidyne tours Holden factory

Applidyne tours Holden factory

We were lucky enough to be invited by Holden to do a site tour this morning! Thanks to Dave, Jed, Toni and the whole Holden team for their time it was a fascinating tour. Anyone that gets the chance to see the Holden's factory at work should. It's just incredibly disappointing to think this part...

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2017 Scholarship Awarded

2017 Scholarship Awarded

The 2017 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship winner has been announced. This year’s Applidyne Mechanical Engineering Design Scholarship has been awarded to Andrew Smulders. Andrew is an University of Adelaide student in his penultimate year of a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. Andrew...

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2017 Scholarship Applications are now open!

2017 Scholarship Applications are now open!

Applications for the 2017 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship are now being taken. University of Auckland Graduate Kade Turner was invited to talk with University of Adelaide students about his experiences at Applidyne as the 2014 Applidyne Engineering Scholarship winner. Kade told students...

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Applidyne attends Adelaide Uni Industry Night

Applidyne attends Adelaide Uni Industry Night

Applidyne joined local industry leaders at the Adelaide University Engineering Industry Night on Thursday 11 May. Applidyne staff were invited to attended the Industry Night to talk to students about Applidyne's Engineering Design Scholarship and Graduate employment Programs. Staff were kept busy...

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Local innovation to help house refugees

Local innovation to help house refugees

Applidyne client Humanihut Pty Ltd has been featured in 'The Sydney Morning Herald' with their unique pop-up accommodation. Having secured an IVP from the SA state government Humanihut approached Applidyne to create concept designs to meet their requirements. Some time down the track and Humanihut...

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Applidyne’s latest recruit graduates

Applidyne’s latest recruit graduates

Applidyne's latest recruit Max Bardwell has officially graduated. Max pictured below with UniSA Chancellor, Mr Jim McDowell, was presented with his Bachelor of Engineering (Mech) in a ceremony held at  the Adelaide Convention Centre on 28 March. Max joined the team at Applidyne in mid February...

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Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings

We wish all of our clients and suppliers a very happy and safe Christmas, and look forward to another prosperous New Year. From all at Applidyne Please note that our office will be unattended from 5pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and will reopen on Monday 9 January 2017.  

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2016 Scholarship Awarded!

The 2016 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship winner has been announced. This year’s Applidyne Mechanical Engineering Design Scholarship has been jointly awarded to Owen Milner and Albert Nisbet. Owen is a University of Wollongong student in his penultimate year of a Bachelor of Mechanical...

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Applidyne technology appears on SBS News

Applidyne technology appears on SBS News

Applidyne client Ecological Horizons has appeared on SBS News demonstrating one of Applidyne’s more recent projects, the Ecological Horizons ‘Cat grooming trap’ as part of a story on the last known colony of Australian Night Parrots. The rare bird thought for many years to be extinct was recently...

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2018 Internship Applications are about to close!

2016 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarships

The 2016 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship is about to be launched and this year applications will be open to all University students in Australia and New Zealand in their penultimate year of studying Engineering in. Stay tuned for more details on our website after the official launch....

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Applidyne to judge at Ingenuity 2015

Are you interested is seeing the men and women who will shape the world’s technical, social and commercial future? Visit Ingenuity 2015. Continuing with our history of recognising bright new talent Applidyne will be joining other industry leaders at the Convention Centre as an industry judge of...

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Applidyne technology appears on Channel Nine News

Applidyne technology appears on Channel Nine News

Applidyne Director Paul van de Loo has appeared on Adelaide Channel Nine News demonstrating one of Applidyne’s more recent projects, the Ecological Horizons ‘Cat grooming trap’ to the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews. Feral cats are the...

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2015 Scholarship Awarded

2015 Scholarship Awarded

The 2015 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship winner has been announced. This year’s Applidyne Mechanical Engineering Design Scholarship has been awarded to Declan Williams. Declan is a University of Western Sydney student in his penultimate year of a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. Declan...

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2016 Scholarship Applications are now open!

2016 Scholarship Applications are now open!

Applications for the Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship are now being accepted following the official launch at the University of Adelaide. Former Monash University student Steve Prokopiev launched the 2016 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship at the Adelaide University Engineering...

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Applidyne finalist in TIA 2015 Excellence in Innovation Awards

Applidyne finalist in TIA 2015 Excellence in Innovation Awards

Applidyne in partnership with client Envirovision has been selected as one of six finalists in the the 2015 Excellence in Innovation Awards. The Envirovision Enviroview Energy Monitor has been named as a finalist in this year's awards. Applidyne is one of six finalists named in the Innovative...

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Applidyne helping to develop the perfect slice of toast.

Applidyne helping to develop the perfect slice of toast.

Applidyne client SensAbility Pty Ltd has been featured in ‘The Advertiser’ with their optical sensing technology that makes the perfect slice of toast. The hi-tech toaster determines when toast is ready based on its colour, rather than how long it has been in the toaster. SensAbility is currently...

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Applidyne attends Engineering Industry Night at Adelaide University

Applidyne attends Engineering Industry Night at Adelaide University

Applidyne joined local industry leaders at the Adelaide University Engineering Industry Night on Wednesday 15 May. Applidyne staff were invited to attended the Industry Night to talk to students about Applidyne's Engineering Design Scholarship and Graduate employment Programs. Staff were kept busy...

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Applidyne technology appears on SBS News

Local innovation to help protect endangered native animals

South Australian company Ecological Horizons has been awarded an Innovation Grant  of $50,000 to engage the services of Applidyne. The grant will be used to to develop a grooming trap for managing feral cats. Feral Cats have been a hot topic in recent months with the CSIRO estimating cat numbers...

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Applidyne to participate in Flinders Uni Careers Expo

Applidyne to participate in Flinders Uni Careers Expo

Are you an Engineering undergraduate interested in learning about career opportunites at Applidyne? Don’t miss the 2016 Flinders University Careers Expo! Join Applidyne staff on the Monday 21 March (5.30pm - 7.30pm) at Flinders University - Student Hub to learn more about the graduate...

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2018 Internship Applications are about to close!

2015 Scholarships Applicants shortlisted

Students who have applied for this year's scholarship and have sat the first scholarship test have now been notified if they have successfully been shortlisted for the second stage of the recruitment process. The second round of tests will be completed over the coming week. The winner will be...

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Applidyne’s new venture

For those glued to live senate broadcasts you will by now know that we have an exciting new spin-off venture underway. Senator Ricky Muir did an excellent job of outlining our new venture which can be viewed on YouTube. We’re designing and building a new electric car in Australia. An off-road...

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Applidyne helping to save endangered night parrots from extinction

Applidyne helping to save endangered night parrots from extinction

Ecological Horizon's cat grooming trap developed with the assistance of Applidyne mechanical and electronics engineers is set to be trialled at the site of the only known location in Australia of the elusive night parrot. The rare bird thought for many years to be extinct was recently captured on...

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News Bulletin July 2014

So what have the staff at Applidyne been working on? Read Applidyne's July 2014 News Bulletin for the latest updates on our Projects and Staff.

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2014 Scholarship Awarded

2014 Scholarship Awarded

The 2014 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship winner has been announced. This year’s Applidyne Mechanical Engineering Design Scholarship has been awarded to Kade Turner. Kade is a University of Auckland student in his penultimate year of a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. Kade pictured...

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LEDmas Tree

LEDmas Tree

What happens when Applidyne engineers decide to tinker with the traditional Christmas tree lights?...You end up with a LEDmas Tree. The engineers at Applidyne have developed this prototype LEDmas tree on a whim and have had some great fun developing the concept and animations. With stunning...

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Applidyne cards of Christmas’ past

Each year Applidyne employs the services of local artist Harry Slaghekke to design Applidyne's annual Christmas Card. These cards usually depict the successes or events of the previous year and are sent to our clients and suppliers to thank them for their support or service throughout the year....

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Intellectual Property creation and protecting IP

Our clients often use our services to develop new products and concepts and in turn new intellectual property or IP. On completion of each project any IP developed is signed over to our client, which often leads many of our clients to ask: What is the best way to protect this intellectual...

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Applidyne client Dalie Guitar stands now on facebook

Applidyne client Dalie Guitar stands is now profiling it's range of unique personalised guitar stands on Facebook. The guitar stands are the first of Dalie's products to be released and has been developed with the assistance of Applidyne's engineers and industrial designers. A number of other new...

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Applidyne a SEA 1000 Future Submarine Program IPT member

Applidyne has successfully tendered to become a member of the SEA 1000 Future Submarine Program Integrated Project Team (IPT). The IPT will develop two costed, scheduled and technically balanced submarine concept designs for the replacement of the Collins Class submarine to meet the 2009 White...

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Guest speaker at Manufacturing Works Strategy Launch

Technical Director Paul van de Loo was a guest speaker at an the South Australian Government Manufacturing Works Strategy launch. The function held on Thursday 25 October by AusIndustry was aimed at launching the Innovative Voucher Program designed to support Manufacturers who innovate. The...

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Applidyne features in The Advertiser article

Applidyne features in The Advertiser article

Applidyne Director, Paul van de Loo can be seen in SA Business Journal found in The Advertiser, 16 October 2012. The article details a new initiative of the SA State Government, the Innovation Voucher Program. The new program is designed to encourage SME to engage the services of research...

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Nick Schulze wins Element 14 Ultimate Roadtest Challenge

Nick Schulze wins Element 14 Ultimate Roadtest Challenge

One of our newest staff members Nick Schulze has been profiled in an article in issue 6 of Element 14 'Connect' magazine in the 'Ultimate Roadtest Challenge'. Nick a Mechatronic Engineer entered the Element 14 competition just before joining Applidyne in July winning the latest 'Ultimate Roadtest...

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2018 Internship Applications are about to close!

2012 Scholarship applicants short listed

The top performers of the 2012 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship test have now been short listed with the second stage of the selection process, interviews, about to be begin. Students from nine Universities across Australia and New Zealand applied for this year's scholarship. Results of...

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Applidyne to appear at DSTO LWC 2012

Applidyne Director, Paul van de Loo is set to appear at the DSTO Land Warfare Conference (LWC) 2012 to be held in Melbourne from 29 October to 2 November 2012. Mr van de Loo is expected to make a formal presentation at the LWC as part of Defence SA's bit to entice more military business to South...

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Applidyne 2012 Design Award Winners

Applidyne 2012 Design Award Winners

Congratulations to the Applidyne, MineLab and Cobalt Niche staff involved in the multi-award winning MineLab F3 compact mine Detector winners the 2012 Australian International Design Awards. The Awards presented at Sydney's City Recital Hall Angel Place on Friday 20 July saw the...

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Applidyne one of 7 finalists in Design Awards

Applidyne's nomination as a finalist in the 2012 Australian International Design Awards has made headlines in the SA Business Journal on the Adelaide Now website. The article profiling the seven remaining entries from South Australian companies boasts the MineLab F3 Mine Detector, which was...

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KwikZIP HD series qualifies for Design Award trademark

KwikZIP HD series qualifies for Design Award trademark

Congratulations to Applidyne and KwikZIP Pty Ltd for qualifying for the Design Award trademark on the KwiKZIP HD series centralisers. The KwikZIP HD series Centralisers was recently listed as a finalist in the Australian International Design Awards, Heavy Machinery category and was profiled in BRW...

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Award entry profiled in BRW Magazine

BRW Magazine as part of it's coverage of the 2012 Australian International Design Awards has profiled Applidyne client, KwikZIP and its HD series Centralizer in a short pictorial of the awards. The centralizer designed with the assistance of Applidyne engineers is one of the finalists in this...

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Applidyne Engineering Scholarship winner visits Adelaide Uni

Applidyne Engineering Scholarship winner visits Adelaide Uni

Applications for the 2016 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship are now being taken. University of Auckland Graduate Kade Turner was invited to talk with University of Adelaide students about his experiences at Applidyne as the 2014 Applidyne Engineering Scholarship winner. Kade told students...

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2018 Internship Applications are about to close!

2012 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarships

The 2012 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship is about to be launched and this year will be open to all University students in Australia and New Zealand in their penultimate year of studying Engineering in. Stay tuned for more details on our website after the official launch. Students...

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Finalists in 2012 Australian International Design Awards

Applidyne in partnership with two of its clients have been selected as finalists in the the 2012 Australian International Design Awards. The Minelab F3 Compact Metal Detector and the KwikZip HD Series Centralizers have been named as a finalist in this year's awards. Minelab is one of fourteen...

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Record number of entries in Australian International Design Awards

Applidyne in partnership with its clients has a record three entries in the 2012 Australian International Design Awards. The awards which are run by Good Design Australia is one of the longest standing and most prestigious design awards in the world. Applidyne's 2012 entries include: Business and...

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Applidyne participates in TIA Go Karting

Applidyne staff participated in TIA's Go Kart Networking event at Kartmania, Gepps Cross held on Wednesday 21 March 2012. The event involved a race structured along the lines of the Bathurst V8 Supercar Race, with teams of three race non-stop and included Pit stop driver changes made through out...

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Applidyne valve featured in Journal of AWA

Applidyne valve featured in Journal of AWA

Applidyne's Fluid control device and system has been featured in 'Water' Journal of the Australian Water Association. The article featured in November's edition of Water discusses the difficulties of providing secure, reliable reticulated potable water supply in rural and regional council areas...

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Applidyne is now a Registered Service Provider

What is a Registered Service Provider? Under the new R&D Tax Credit Scheme which commenced on the 1 July 2011 Registered Research Agency (RRA) have been replaced by Registered Service Providers (RSP). A RSP is an organisation approved by the Industry Research and Development Board and  is...

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2011 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship Awarded

2011 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship Awarded

The 2011 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship winner has been announced. This year’s Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship has been awarded to Stefan van Workum. Stefan is a University of Canterbury student in his penultimate year of a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering.  As Stefan is...

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Applidyne a Winner!

Applidyne a Winner!

Applidyne were awarded the TIA Excellence in Innovation Award at the Technology Industry Association Awards dinner on Friday 21 October 2011.  This was awarded jointly to Applidyne and Minelab Electronics for the F3 Compact Mine Detector.  This class leading product was developed by Applidyne and...

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Innovative new SCADA type system developed

Applidyne have developed an innovative new SCADA  type system for data acquisition and control for Cogen Microsystems heat engine test cell.  This was developed to provide greater versatility and more reliable high speed data channels than products such as Labview. For more details click here . If...

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Australian Design Award nomination for Alex Cashmore

Former University of South Australia student, and now Applidyne employee, Alex Cashmore has been nominated for an Australian Design Award with his final year project, the Solar Sprinkler. The Final Year Project supported by Applidyne and Rainwater HOG assisted Alex with the Solar Sprinkler...

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Applidyne sponsors 2010 Young Engineer of the Year Award

Applidyne sponsors 2010 Young Engineer of the Year Award

The Award is conferred to recognise the achievement and contribution of a young mechanical engineer, technologist or associate to the profession of Mechanical Engineering; specifically the level to which the nominee has enhanced the public image of mechanical engineering and/or their contribution...

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Engineering Skills Shortage

PRESS RELEASE  Wages breakout imminent?  Is this the death blow for manufacturing?  The engineering skills shortage appears to be worsening, and to retain and attract experienced design engineers leading design firm Applidyne Australia has had to boost salaries.  Managing Director Paul van de Loo...

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Applidyne is now a Registered Research Agency

What is a Registered Research Agency? A Registered Research Agency (RRA) is an organisation approved by the Industry Research and Development Board that is capable of performing contracted Research and Development (R&D), in one or more classes of research activity, on behalf of eligible...

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2010 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship Awarded

The 2010 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship has been awarded to joint winners Michael Bowen and Matthew Higgins. Michael and Matthew both University of Adelaide students in their penultimate year of a Bachelor of Engineering, have each presented with a certificate and Cheque for $3,000 at a...

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2010 Applidyne Electronic Engineering Design Scholarship

The 2010 Applidyne Electonics Engineering Design Scholarship will not be awarded this year due to no applicants fullfiling the minimum scholarship requirements. Students who will be in their penultimate year of study next year are encourage to apply for the 2011 Scholarship when the 2011 Applidyne...

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Applidyne Managing Director attends TIA Function

Applidyne Managing Director attends TIA Function

Applidyne Managing Director Paul van de Loo joined fellow members of TIA  (Technology Industry Association) in attending the 2009 TIA Christmas Party. Mr van de Loo seen in the picture located bottom left (click here to view) joined over 100 TIA members in celebrating the festive season at the...

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Applidyne a Winner

Applidyne a Winner

Our highly innovative joinery connector design developed for Rapidjoint Pty Ltd has been awarded a prestigious Design Mark in the Australian International Design Awards.  The Rapidjoint Joinery Connector range has already met with market success in Australia and Germany, with other markets poised...

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10 years Service for Aaron Arnold

10 years Service for Aaron Arnold

Applidyne employee Aaron Arnold recently celebrated 10 years of service to the company. At the recently held Applidyne Christmas Party attended by all staff and their families, Aaron (pictured with Managing Director Paul van de Loo) was presented with a small gift of appreciation and a certificate...

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Applidyne Christmas Party 2009

Applidyne Staff and their families recently celebrated the festive season at the Applidyne 2009 Christmas Party. This year they were challenged with Vertical Reality Indoor Rock Climbing at Holden Hill where many conquered their fear of heights and climbed to the top of the 12 foot walls before...

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Applidyne sponsors 2009 Young Mechanical Engineer of the Year Award

Applidyne sponsors 2009 Young Mechanical Engineer of the Year Award

The Award is conferred to recognise the achievement and contribution of a young mechanical engineer, technologist or associate to the profession of Mechanical Engineering; specifically the level to which the nominee has enhanced the public image of mechanical engineering and/or their contribution...

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2008 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship awarded

2008 Applidyne Engineering Design Scholarship awarded

The tests and interviews are over - and the 2008 winner of this prestigious scholarship has been announced. The winner is Brett Linke, a third year Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Adelaide. During the selection process he exhibited a passion for engineering design (and cars -...

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Applidyne announces inaugural Engineering Design Scholarship

Applidyne today announced the winner of its inaugural Engineering Design Scholarship.  The winner was third year engineering student at the University of Adelaide, Nicholas Schultz.  Nicholas won the scholarship in a closely fought race which involved sitting a test and interviewing with...

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Applidyne moves home

Applidyne moves home

Applidyne would like to thank everybody who attended the new office opening Our new office was formally opened by a representative of our very first client, the Australian Submarine Corporation, at a ceremony on 23 March. Peter Chaplin (now at Pacific Marine Batteries - an ASC supplier) cut the...

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Gilbert Han joins the ranks

Gilbert Han joins the ranks

Applidyne, is very pleased to announce that Gilbert Han, Senior Electronics Engineer, has joined the ranks. Gilbert joined Applidyne within weeks of emigrating from Korea with his wife and children. He left a 20 year career with LG for "a life with more space, fresh air and better schooling...

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