Charnwood Molecular is an award-winning, UK-based CRO, which has been providing expert synthetic chemistry support for over 20 years. At Charnwood Molecular, we work with clients of all shapes, sizes and global standing. These range across a variety of sectors, from virtual start-ups to established global agrochemical, materials chemistry, diagnostics, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. All of our clients benefit from our proactive and open approach, geared towards rapidly advancing projects towards important key decision points and beyond.
We change lives.
Here at Charnwood Molecular we are a results-driven, dynamic company committed to delivering success for our global clients. Our scientists seek to achieve research excellence in their work and are passionate about maintaining our market-leading status. We never forget that there’s a human element to the impact of our work, and that’s what makes it so rewarding. We never lose sight of the lives that we could change through our drive, dedication and curiosity. Our expertise spans areas from Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry to Process Research and Development, and every stage in between. As a team with wide-ranging experience gained within fine chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, we can provide expertise at all stages of your research project, aiming for intellectual input and novelty. Whether you need our services for the bespoke synthesis of chemical compounds, for route development towards the scale-up of a key intermediate or target, Hit Finding and Lead Optimisation in Medicinal Chemistry or Process Research and Development, Charnwood Molecular can provide an efficient and cost-effective solution for your outsourcing.
Our continued success is built upon a number of principles and beliefs that we hold at our core and which are central to our ongoing role as an employer and as a leading provider of services to the global scientific community. We strive to place these Values at the heart of all we do.
• Empowering curiosity leads to discovery
• Build relationships with transparent communication
• Be open, honest, true and respectful with others
• Always be guided by the facts.
We have been supporting the work of chemical, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies for over 20 years, and during this time we have placed the development of lasting, collaborative and rewarding relationships between ourselves and our clients at the forefront of our services. Our ethos as a company, founded in curiosity-driven research and development, is captured in our Vision statement:
Charnwood Molecular is your innovative discovery partner, empowering scientific research to improve and enrich lives. Our people care, delivering a tailored, collaborative approach to advancing your scientific discoveries. We will achieve meaningful growth through investment in our people, equipment and capabilities, delivering continued excellence to a global client base, from a world class research centre.
Our work means everything to us. Here at Charnwood Molecular, we’ve been fortunate enough to partner with world-leading organisations and institutions, providing a world-class research capability to support them across a range of projects and sectors from fine chemicals to pharmaceuticals.Case studies
“What makes Charnwood Molecular unique is our passion: unrivalled, unwavering passion for the truly ground-breaking science we facilitate and the trusting relationships we build.”
Prof. Steve Allin, Founder and CEO.
Meet the team.
Here at Charnwood Molecular, we know that our strength is our people. Our strategy is, and has always been, to recruit the best people to ensure that we retain and grow our knowledge base and capability to enable us provide research excellence to all of our clients. Meet our current team of experts:meet the team
Here at Charnwood Molecular, we are at the centre of significant intellectual contributions to our clients’ projects, which can range from synthetic chemistry support to highly collaborative Medicinal Chemistry and Process Research and Development (PR&D) projects. View our Case Studies here:view case studies