Licensing deal for serving the fast growing Africa market
BOTHELL, Washington -- Neah Power Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NPWZ) (NEAH POWER), an emerging leader in fuel cell-based power solutions and rechargeable lithium battery storage solutions for defense, commercial, and consumer applications, proudly announced that the Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a large South Africa based entity, to license the NEAH's technology. This license would include the PowerChip® fuel cell technology, the Formira HOD® technology and the BuzzBar technology.
Chris D'Couto, President and CEO of NEAH POWER said, "We are pleased to announce this MOU with a well-established, significantSouth Africa entity (SAE). As we continue to innovate and develop products, this relationship will enable cost effective manufacturing in one of the fastest growing markets for these products, as well as the ability to get high volume supply from this factory to meet our worldwide needs."
The Company and the entity are working diligently to finalize certain financial details including upfront license payments, equipment purchase and installation support payments, and royalty payments on a go-forward basis. The Company and the SAE expect to create a joint venture where the Company would have partial ownership. The Company is expected to release more details about this important strategic venture, and expects to formalize the various agreements, in first quarter of 2016.