About Us

Client benefits

The Agricultural Machinery Research and Design Centre (AMRDC) is a one-stop complete research and design centre in agricultural engineering. This university based research concentration is unique to Australia and dedicated to agricultural engineering contributions to agricultural sustainability. It offers businesses many benefits regardless of whether a one-off test is required or an exciting market opportunity that requires a full-scale R&D commercialisation project is targeted. Below are some of the benefits that come with working with the AMRDC:

Access to the latest equipment, technology and facilities

  • Access to the latest advances in testing procedures
  • State-of-the-art computer and analytical equipment and technology
  • Complete mechanical fabrication workshop able to undertake specialised test-rig and prototype construction

Results orientated testing, research and consultancy services

  • Independent expertise tackling engineering problems from first principles and backed by a wealth of experience
  • A reputation for a focus on getting results and widespread recognition within the industry
  • Services that include a full professional report upon conclusion

Full range of professional services

  • Consultancy - on-demand design or testing and contracted R&D from proto-typing to commercialisation
  • Testing - from single test to complete and ongoing programmes
  • Research - from value adding input into multi-disciplinary projects to full scale managed collaborative R&D programmes, including adaptive field research
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate research supervision, professional training and research extension

A successful history of accessing value-adding grants

  • Grant funding can significantly lower R&D costs, in some cases as little as 14% of project costs
  • Success in accessing funding avenues depends on much more than just a good idea
  • Awareness of the full range of funding avenues available
  • Experience and ability to develop winning applications
  • Peace-of-mind that comes from dealing with a professional and successful research entity