• Free, unified deposition and access of crystal structure data

    The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) and FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure (FIZ Karlsruhe) today announced the launch of their joint deposition and access services for crystallographic data across all chemistry. These services will enable researchers to share data through a single deposition portal and explore all chemical structures for free worldwide.

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  • The CCDC welcomes Jürgen Harter as CEO

    The CCDC is pleased to announce that Dr. Jürgen Harter has accepted the position of CEO of the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC).  Jürgen is a highly commercially driven scientist, who has acquired more than 20 years of life sciences, information technology, and big data expertise in the biopharmaceutical domains by working at companies such as Horizon Discovery Group plc, ExcoInTouch Ltd., CambridgeSoft Ltd., Abcam plc and BioWisdom Ltd. 

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  • New functionality now available to depositors

    We are delighted to announce that this week we have added some new functionality to our deposition services. Depositors are now able to link to raw data files and provide crystallographer details during deposition as well as revise their data more easily.

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  • The CCDC Welcomes Dave Watson

    The CCDC is pleased to announce that the CCDC Board of Trustees have appointed Mr David Watson as interim Chief Operating Officer of the CCDC.

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  • Announcement from the Chair, on behalf of Trustees

  • Alliance Reshapes Crystallography Data Access

    Structural chemistry’s trusted crystallographic database providers join forces to provide single point access to all of the world’s small molecule crystal data.

    Cambridge, United Kingdom, and Karlsruhe, Germany, March 27, 2017.

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  • Working to make life easier for our depositors…

    In December last year it was with much excitement that we launched our new deposition portal to allow depositors to view and retrieve their deposited data. Since then I am very pleased to report that over 4,000 of you have registered to use this service and that the vast majority of feedback has been very positive. It is great to see the community benefitting from and using this new functionality so much already.

     

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  • Your deposited data is now just a click away

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new web interface to allow you to view and retrieve your deposited data.

    This launch builds on our online deposition service used by over 10,000 depositors annually and provides you with a new way to log in and see your previously deposited structures.

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  • Developing data discovery

    We are pleased to announce that a new pre-release version of our popular Access Structures service is now available. This free service has enhanced search functionality and interim results pages to help you find, access and navigate to the structures you want.

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  • Unpacking the 800,000th crystal structure

    As I write, the CSD now contains 801,590 entries and you can see from our recent announcement, that the 800,000th entry to be added is a di-copper paddle wheel structure containing a uracil derivative published by colleagues in Spain. 

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