Software for Chemistry & Materials B.V. (SCM) is an Amsterdam-based computational chemistry software company. Originally spinning out from the Vrije Universiteit as Scientific Computing & Modelling NV in 1995, the SCM team supports and develops the Amsterdam Modeling Suite, centered around the flagship program Amsterdam Density Functional (ADF), which was originally developed in the 1970s in the theoretical chemistry department. Over a 160 authors have contributed to our software. SCM is now a thriving private company collaborating with large companies and academic development groups around the world, and participating in many EU projects as well as national ones. SCM’s powerful computational chemistry tools are used by seasoned theoreticians as well as experimental researchers. Our customers are active in academia, government labs and industry studying various fields of chemistry and materials science.

Our team

Our heart is in Amsterdam. Our people are global citizens. All our software developers have a background in computational physics or theoretical chemistry (most with a PhD), and have years of experience in applying and developing new computational chemistry software.

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