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Contur ELN From Accelrys Powers UK's Largest Trial Of Academic Electronic Lab Notebooks

SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL), a leading scientific enterprise R&D software and services company, today announced it is enabling up to 400 scientists at 16 leading universities in the UK to evaluate the low-cost, easy-to-deploy and use Contur Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) offered by Accelrys' Contur Software subsidiary.

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The program, which runs through the end of September 2012, facilitates growing academic interest in improving quality of research, IP protection and collaboration through the use ELNs. The scalability, rapid deployment and affordable price point of the Contur ELN is making robust ELN deployments a reality for academia. 

"The Contur ELN program is the first of its kind in academia," said Thomas Rozlucki, general manager of Contur Software (a subsidiary of Accelrys). "With university interest and investment in ELN technology trending upwards, we are offering UK educational institutions an opportunity to assess an instantly deployable, Cloud and Web-based notebook that captures and protects IP in a secure, collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. Contur ELN's scalability and speed of deployment make it a valuable productivity tool for the academic community."

Supported by the ' Dial-a-Molecule' Grand Challenge Network funded by the UK government's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Contur ELN program is the largest multi-institutional academic ELN trial ever undertaken. It is also the  first academic ELN trial spanning chemistry, biology and engineering and the only academic trial that enables cross-functional teams to collaborate effectively using a scalable Cloud- and Web-based ELN featuring Accelrys' rich, industry-leading chemistry capabilities.    

"The Dial-a-Molecule roadmap identified the collection of high quality reaction data as a key enabler, and adoption of ELNs in academia is a crucial step," said Richard Whitby, professor of organic chemistry at the University of Southampton and principle investigator on the network. "Accelrys' UK Contur ELN program is an important opportunity for academia to evaluate the use of an easy-to-use and deploy ELN supporting collaborative Cloud-based information sharing." 

For more information on the Contur ELN academic program for the UK or to find out how to be part of the program if you are affiliated with one of the 16 participating universities, contact Simon Valentine, global head of the academic division at Accelrys. For more information on implementing Contur ELN in an academic environment, register for the webinar, "Advance Academic Research with an Electronic Laboratory Notebook," scheduled for June 20, 5 PM to 6 PM BST.



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