BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 27 /PRNewswire/ --
ChemAxon, a software solutions provider for life sciences today announced
free licenses for Marvin and JChem toolkits for the teaching and academic
research community with the creation of its Academic Package program.
ChemAxon's Academic Package is a community driven effort to enable
students to gain experience with the state of the art tools being used within
life science and chemical research today. Relevant to all educational
institutions, with some restrictions, successful applicants will receive free
licenses to all ChemAxon's toolkits. The program aims to give schools and
universities the basic tools to develop interactive chemistry teaching
resources and advanced tools to enable students and staff to perform original
research from within a single powerful platform.
ChemAxon's Java based Cheminformatics toolkits include: Marvin for
editing and viewing chemical structures, reactions and queries, Calculator
Plugins for prediction of various properties based on structure, JChem Base
for structure and reaction searching and database handling, JChem Cartridge
for Oracle(R) database integration, Reactor for structure transformations and
virtual synthesis, Screen for pharmacophore and structure based screening and
other tools for the exploration of drug design.
"We believe there will be 2 main areas of interest; with Marvin and JChem
Base to deliver cheminformatics platforms for online, offline campus wide
chemistry teaching and our more focused toolkits to support original
research" Ferenc Csizmadia, CEO of ChemAxon said, and added, "Our toolkits
have benefited greatly from the relationships ChemAxon has enjoyed with
educators and researchers since the beginning and this is a way to giving
ChemAxon is a leader in providing Java based chemical software
development platforms for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
With core capabilities including; structure visualization and management,
property predictions, virtual synthesis, screening and drug design, ChemAxon
focuses upon active interaction with users and core portability to create
powerful, cost effective cross platform solutions and programming interfaces
to power modern cheminformatics and chemical communication.
SOURCE ChemAxon Ltd.