Dassault Systèmes acquires Accelrys

January 31, 2014

Dassault Systèmes has announced the acquisition of Accelrys, a leader in scientific innovation lifecycle management software for chemistry, biology and materials. This will boost the molecular chemistry capabilities from discovery to manufacturing and regulatory requirements of Dassault Systèmes’ formulation-based industry offerings such as life sciences, consumer packaged goods, high tech and energy, as well as advanced manufacturing industries. Accelrys’ list of 2,000 customers includes many of the Fortune 500 companies, with major industry players in pharma/biotech, consumer packaged goods and chemical including Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Shell, P&G, Unilever and L’Oréal.