CDS email message - CDS/11/09/12/a

Sent 11 Sep 2012

CDS Preferred Bidder announced by the EPSRC

The EPSRC has asked the CDS to issue the following statement:

"Following a tendering exercise earlier this year the EPSRC will be
renewing the Chemical Database Facility, with the Royal Society of
Chemistry being the preferred bidder. Contract negotiations are being
pursued and should be in place by the end of this year. Details of the
renewed service will be made known in due course and the RSC will be
working with Daresbury to ensure a seamless transfer to the new

For further details see the link:

If you have any immediate queries we suggest you consider contacting
the EPSRC. As operators of the current Service we have few details
currently to hand.

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