Our Kool-aborators

Accelerating Commercialisation Program.

The KoolPak project is supported by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources through the Accelerating Commercialisation Program. We were fortunate to receive our grant in March 2019, and it has been instrumental in getting the project to where it is now.

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Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Like so many involved in the KoolPak project, QDAF have been with us since the beginning. Sue and her team have put the KoolPaks through their paces with rigorous testing in a variety of situations to provide the empirical data we use to support our claim that: “TomKat KoolPaks have equivalent thermal performance to standard size Expanded Polystyrene Fish Boxes and exceed their  performance in some conditions.”

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Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

FRDC’s investment in development activities such as the Trade Bursary Program

and FISH-X were the start of the journey of the KoolPak. "This product not only has enormous market potential; but could help lift the image of the Australian seafood industry." 

Dr Patrick Hone
Managing Director
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation



Hopgood Ganim

Hopgood Ganim Lawyers is a leading Australian independent legal and advisory firm. Associated with the project from the beginning the professional team has assisted us with all things IP and our evolving company structure. Their advice, assistance and professionalism is greatly appreciated.


Luk Solution

LUK Solutions handles everything IT, from Android/iOS App development and blockchain integration to our specific IoT and NFC requirements.


Securitag Assembly Group

When we decided to integrate NFC into the KoolPak, SAG was our company of choice. 
Beyond assembling our standard NFC tags, they have a significant role in further development of our NFC temp sensor tag. A special thanks go to Texas Instruments for component supply within this. 

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Richdale Plastics

Richdale Plastics is our polyethylene film developer and supplier. They have been committed to developing custom films needed for the thermal liner, in particular antimicrobial films.



Corex Plastics Australia

Corex Australia supplied the original custom designed carrier box used in our "Proof of Concept" trial in which we flew our TomKat Line Fish to Sydney for Lolla Producer 2018.  The dimensions and folding arrangements have changed a little, but they are still the developer and supplier of our outer polypropylene box.

Sekisui Foam Australia

Sekisui Foam Australia, who cite responsibility to the environment in all of their manufacturing processes as highest priority, is our physically cross-linked polyethylene foam developer and supplier.


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NLA International Blue Economy Solutions

The team at NLA International, who advocate the implementation of Blue Economy solutions to create sustainable ocean environments, have been passionate supporters of the KoolPak project. They have made many extremely valuable high-level introductions for us and we value their mentorship and support.

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Ag TechCapital

Ag Tech Capital foster farm to fork innovation with a hands on approach to venture capital investment. Working with Al and his team we have had two successful funding rounds.


For over 60 years, ORION Electronic Equipment has specialised in the design & manufacture of state-of-the-art plastic bag-making machinery. Their professional and experienced design team work with us to develop bespoke machinery and equipment to begin commercialising the KoolPak.


Euro Pumps Australia

Europumps is an Australian market leader in cleaning solutions. They have been an early stage believer in the KoolPak project, involved in developing automated cleaning solutions that will assist with rotational re-use.

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Saint Peter Restaurant and Fish Butchery

Josh Niland, who is well-known for showcasing sustainably sourced seafood in his St Peter Restaurant, started purchasing our TomKat Line Fish in 2018. Now Josh and his team are enthusiastic supporters of the KoolPak project as we aim to provide the seafood industry with an environmentally responsible alternative to polystyrene fish boxes.

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Farmer Meets a Foodie

Farmer Meets Foodie, Erica Hughes, has teamed up with Austral Fisheries and Start Some Good to bring The Summer of Sustainable Seafood to Far North Queensland. Aimed at improving consumer awareness about the provenance of their seafood, Erica and her team will be using TomKat KoolPaks to deliver prawns and bugs from the Gulf of Carpentaria direct to homes and restaurants in Cairns.