Legals and Licensing

The Neumann Drive is the invention of Patrick Neumann, Marcela Bilek and David McKenzie.

It is protected by an Australian Provisional Patent Application No. 2015903748, and international patent protection is being sought.

On-Earth license request

Wishing to help make a bigger world, we are issuing a for-use-on-Earth site license for use at a nominated site for one Australian dollar per site license per year. Premium support options are also available. Please send requests to

Off-Earth license request

Transferable permanent licenses for use off Earth are available on a per-drive basis – send an email to for pricing and details.

Manufacture of Neumann Drives by third parties under these licenses is encouraged, so get in touch.

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