To provide academic researchers, teachers and students with the very best chemistry software available, Cresset has a range of academic licensing options that provide low-cost or free access to its tools. These programs are available to academics for their internal research and teaching use*.
Free Download – torchV10lite
This free powerful molecular editor, viewer, sketcher and SAR analysis package can be downloaded here.
Any post-graduate, PhD and post-doc students enrolled in a defined degree course are entitled to free one year named user licenses for Cresset desktop products. Students can apply to Cresset with a description of the project and the intended use of the software. Free licenses will include upgrades but not technical support. Licenses can be renewed while the student remains enrolled in a degree program. Apply for a software bursary here.
Single User License – sparkV10, torchV10lite, torchV10, blazeV10, forgeV10
A low-cost one year license is available to individual academics*. Academic single user licenses can be managed and updated centrally and are supplied with maintenance and technical support. Try a free demo of any of these products or contact us to apply for an academic single user license.
Research Group License – sparkV10, torchV10lite, torchV10, blazeV10, forgeV10
A low-cost one year license is available to academic groups of up to 5 members of the same lab group*. Research group licenses can be managed and updated centrally and are supplied with maintenance and technical support. Try a free demo of any of these products or contact us to apply for a research group license.
Training License – sparkV10, torchV10lite, torchV10, blazeV10, forgeV10
Short-term free licenses for Cresset tools may be available for University course training and teaching purposes. Site licenses for academic training centers are also available together with free tutorial materials to support the use of the software in a training / teaching environment. Cresset has a range of in-person or web-based training courses on the use of its software which can be provided at a reasonable cost to academic researchers and institutions. To apply for a training license or schedule a training course, please contact us.
- Discover non-obvious, drug-like bioisosteres by replacing chosen parts of your molecule using sparkV10.
- Find new active chemotypes using field based virtual screening to find new hits or switch lead series using blazeV10.
- Find the 3D bioactive conformation from known active ligands with or without a target structure using forgeV10.
- Accurately align molecules using their fields to understand and optimize their activity using torchV10.
- Visualize, edit and compare molecules to understand their SAR using torchV10lite.
Interested in finding out more? Why not sign up for a free demo or call to speak to one of our experts.
(* Please note that all our Academic License programs have been created specifically to facilitate internal academic research only and cannot be used to perform consultancy or contract research or to work on projects that intend to create commercial outputs).