With over 50 years at the forefront of structural chemistry, you're in safe hands with CCDC consultancy services.

From rapid one-off projects to long term partnerships, our services support and extend your in-house computational chemistry teams to give you better insights, faster.

What we do

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We provide analysis and consultancy for molecular discovery and development.

Our unique position allows us to offer clear, reliable and actionable insights for teams facing questions in their drug design and development processes. This comes from our years of experience in three key areas:


  • Software - our team creates, maintains and develops our suite of programs to understand every aspect of solid form chemical structures. Any project we undertake will be backed by the best software currently available, as well as early stage tools we may not have released yet.

  • Data - certified by CoreTrustSeal and with a dedicated team looking after curation, quality and authenticity we are passionate about high quality data. With decades of experience and 18 of the top 20 biggest pharmaceutical companies in our customer base, you can be sure that any data you share with us is handled securely and in confidence.

  • Expertise - from supporting hundreds of pharmaceutical companies around the world in their discovery and development work, to working in teams at Pfizer, GSK and more, our team have a wealth of experience which they bring to every project.


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CCDC services

The table below shows some of the support we offer in different areas of solid form chemistry research and development.

However we understand each project will have different needs, so we are happy to discuss and quote against any project brief with no obligation.

Get in touch to chat with us about your needs in script writing, data searching, docking or anything else.



Docking - let us assess binding and help you understand your compound behaviour.

Pharmacophore analysis - define and understand key features of your structure to identify possible changes.

Scaffold hopping - improve the medicinal chemistry of a lead through targeted core scaffold changes. 

And more... - send us your project brief to discuss bespoke support.

Solid Form Development

Solid Form Healthcheck - assess any structure for polymorphism and stability.

Solid Form Snapshot get fast findings and recommendations in this rapid, automated check.

Co-Crystal screen

CSP Landscape

And more... - tell us what your project needs for bespoke support in materials and particle analysis.

Data Curation

Custom database creation - make your crystal structures, XRD patterns and more organised and searchable.

Database assessment - have our team assess your systems and make recommendations to improve speed and access. 

And more... - let us know what you need from your data for bespoke support.


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Every project is unique - and so is our support. Our consultancy can range from a few hours, to long-term partnerships - so get in touch and tell us what you need.

  • Ask a question: not sure about details? Want to know more about our experience? Ask us anything.
  • Get in touch: tell us what your project needs or request a chat with our scientific team


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