Cresset applications licensed by Shiv Nadar University, India


Cresset, innovative provider of software and contract research services for small molecule discovery and design, announces that the Shiv Nadar University, India, has licensed its applications to educate the computational chemist of the future, including Forge - powerful ligand-focused workbench for SAR and design, and Spark - scaffold hopping application for progressing through lead optimization faster.

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“Cresset actively supports academic research by providing flexible licensing terms,” says Dr David Bardsley, Commercial Director at Cresset. “We are delighted that Shiv Nadar University, India, joined the growing number of academics who are using our applications globally.”

“We pride ourselves on providing our students with the best tools for computational modeling and design,” says Professor N. Sukumar, Department of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University. “By using Cresset technology through hands-on use of Forge and Spark, our students will be better prepared for a career in computational chemistry.”

About Cresset
Cresset’s software and discovery research services are used by chemists from the world’s leading research organizations. Our patented methods deliver novel, realistic results for discovering, designing and optimizing the best small molecules in industry sectors including: agrochemicals, fine chemicals, flavor, fragrance and pharmaceuticals. For more information visit

About Shiv Nadar University
Shiv Nadar University is a multi-disciplinary, student-centric, research-focused university offering a full range of academic programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. The Department of Chemistry is part of the School of Natural Sciences which integrates research and innovation into the classroom. For more information visit


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