Cepos InSilico was created to make the science developed in the Parashift Project readily available and to support further research and development. (The Parashift Project, was born at the 2002 EuroQSAR conference at Bournemouth in the UK as a concerted attempt to break out of the mould of conventional atomistic modelling techniques with methods based on local molecular surface properties.) As a result, today Cepos InSilico's surface-based modelling techniques provide in silico screening, modelling and simulation software designed to give accurate, generally applicable predictions of biological activity, reactivity, ecological impact and ADME and physical properties.
Researchers from the universities of Erlangen in Germany, Portsmouth in the United Kingdom and LORIA (Nancy, France) work together developing products marketed by Cepos InSilico Limited. The areas of expertise of the three research groups range from classical simulation and quantum mechanical techniques to analytical representations of irregular bodies and interpolation techniques for QSAR and QSPR. This expertise provides the uniquely powerful scientific background behind today's Cepos technology.
CEPOS software is developed and sold as small dedicated modules, each with a specific purpose, or toolkits that provide access to key Cepos technology.