A Step Ahead of the Competition – With Targeted Chemistry Database Research

Staying abreast of the latest developments in the world of chemistry is a must for research chemists. Does this chemical compound already exist? Has it been previously researched? Or is it totally new?


The best and most secure way to answer these questions is to perform a search of chemical structures and intellectually indexed information in chemistry databases.


The informational advantage generated by such research enables chemists to invest money and time in the right research projects, thus enhancing their competitive edge. Clearly, reliable and accurate chemistry information is one cornerstone of research success.

STN® – Precise Search for Information Professionals

STN is an information service in the field of research and patent information worldwide renowned. It is highly valued by firms active in chemistry, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals, as well as patent offices, lawyers and research institutions.


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Search Service

The Search Service by FIZ Karlsruhe performs searches on behalf of clients using STN databases and compiles the results for presentation. All team members are information professionals with many years of search experience.


Searches can be contracted in the fields of patents, chemistry (including structural searches), bio- sequences, and toxicology (the REACH regulation)


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Cultivating Strong Bonds With Our Partners

FIZ Karlsruhe operates STN International together with Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the worldwide leader in chemistry information. Trusting partners for over 30 years, FIZ Karlsruhe and CAS are constantly striving to enhance STN International. We also cooperate with other providers of database content.