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White paper: from crystal structures to patients

In this white paper we present the Matwall, a common framework that provides a link between materials properties, process development and tech transfer for commercial production.

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Recent webinars include custom feature creation in CSD-CrossMiner, 10 (or so) things you didn't know about Mercury, ultra-large docking; scaling GOLD, and more!

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Pistoia Alliance Annual European Conference 

  CCDC will be attending the Pistoia Alliance 2020 Annual European Conference in March 2020.  The meeting brings together Pistoia Allian...

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“In Silico Techniques” at the Joint Pharmaceutical Analysis Group Meeting

I always like visiting the headquarters of the Royal Society of Chemistry at Burlington House. Situated on London’s Piccadilly, it shares a cour...

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Lee Daniels joins CCDC’s growing North America team

The CCDC, world-leading experts in structural chemistry data, software and knowledge for materials and life science research and application are pleas...

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There's still time to register for our webinar on Matwalls - the knowledge transfer framework which supports a robust understanding of pharmaceuticals from early phase development right up to commercial launch. Sign up here

19/02/2020 2:04

RT @FerrenceG: Hope you enjoy this attempt to illustrate the 6₅ screw axis present in this 2002 @ccdc_cambridge #CSDCommunication of the #s

19/02/2020 1:33

Today we are highlighting the founder of the CCDC, Dr Olga Kennard OBE FRS, as part of our series celebrating the Women of CCDC between #womenandgirlsinscience and #IWD2020. Watch Dr Olga Kennard at the #CSD50 celebration telling us the origin of the CSD.

19/02/2020 11:02