Academic License

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Power your academic research with the highest quality drug data on the market.


Free drug data you can rely on

We set out 15 years ago to organize drug data to make research faster and easier. Today we’re more committed than ever to equipping researchers with what they need to change the future of medicine.

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Kickstart your biggest breakthroughs

Start researching sooner, explore new approaches faster, and uncover more powerful insights.

The Academic License is free and available for academic researchers. If you find you need broader coverage, our Academic+ License provides even greater breadth and depth of data and support at affordable rates.

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Are you eligible for an Academic or Academic+ License? You qualify if:

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You're a student, professor,
or researcher associated
with an academic institution

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You're building a tool solely
for academic access and not
for a clinical setting

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Your research is mainly
academic and is not
funded by a third party

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Academic License

The Benefits

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Structured & detailed drug datasets
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