Agenda announced for our European Conference 2016 in London

We are pleased to announce the full agenda for our 2016 European Conference. If you'd like to attend, please register now! The one-day event for members and invited guests only has been planned around three panel discussions on current hot topics in life sciences R&D, and will include presentation of the winners of the President's Startup Challenge 2015 and the live judging and audience choice voting for the Mini Startup Challenge 2016.

Pistoia Alliance Launches Mini-Startup Challenge

The Pistoia Alliance has launched a new startup competition, the Pistoia Alliance Mini Startup Challenge, which will look to encourage innovative start up companies in the life sciences field with technologies in mobile health and data, wearable technologies and the internet of things. Entries that address current global healthcare challenges are particularly encouraged.

HELM editor: free at last!

The Pistoia Alliance HELM project has made two major announcements that help cement the reputation of HELM as the de-facto standard for describing and working with complex macromolecular structures. Firstly, HELM users can now take advantage of free MarvinBeans 5.0 licenses for the HELM toolkit. Secondly, RDKit is now HELM-enabled, making it a valuable addition to the extensive range of open source HELM-enabled tools.