Our Partnership with Codan

The Playford Trust is delighted to partner with Codan to support both PhD and Honours students. 

Codan has formed a Research & Technology group to focus on core and emerging technologies related to the field of Situational Awareness. Together with the Playford Trust it is offering PhD scholarships in the following technologies:

  • application of machine learning to inertial navigation 
  • RF digital signal processing for wireless ranging and localisation
  • application of computer vision technologies for simultaneous location and tracking.

Codan also supports an annual Honours scholarship for students working in the fields of science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics.

Codan uses technology to solve communications, safety, security and productivity problems in the harshest environments on earth. With its head office in Adelaide, South Australia, the company has expanded to have a truly global footprint with offices in the US, Canada, Ireland, UAE and Latin America. Codan’s customers include some of the world’s largest and best aid and humanitarian organisations, security and military groups, mining companies and governments.

Today Codan’s products are sold in more than 150 countries, with exports representing approximately 85% of revenue, and a global network of dealers, distributors and agents allowing the company to deploy solutions anywhere in the world, whenever customers need it.

The company employs approximately 450 people across the globe who have collective experience in the design, manufacture and global marketing of electronics products.

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