Get Started with ScienceCloud

Last Updated: Apr 09, 2016 02:17PM PDT

Summary: ScienceCloud is a cloud-based workspace for securely exchanging scientific data in real time. It provides a collaborative network for authorized teams who need instant access to project-related information. ScienceCloud is presented in a web portal that provides a secure and intuitive data handling system where authorized users can collaborate, view results, and make decisions.


Supported Web Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 9+
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome

Note: Your browser must have JavaScript enabled and "" should be set up as a Trusted Site when using an external drawing program. (For further information, see the browser's online help.)

Supported Chemical Drawing Programs

  • ScienceCloud includes an integrated drawing program (Pipette Sketcher).
  • Another optional drawing program that is also fully functional with ScienceCloud is BIOVIA Draw.
  • Other third-party drawing programs will work, but they might not provide full transfer functionality.

Java Requirements

  • The latest version of Java is required to support any external drawing tools.

ScienceCloud Access

To log into ScienceCloud:

  1. In a supported web browser, go to:
  2. Click Login.


  1. Enter your Username and Password.
  2. Click Sign In.


Note: Prior to logging in for the first time, new users are required to set up a new password and security questions during the registration process.


  • If unable to recall a previously used password, click Forget Password to set a new one.
  • For security purposes, passwords expire every 90 days. Once a password has expired, a prompt will be displayed for setting a new password at the ScienceCloud Sign In page.
  • For details about password requirements, see ScienceCloud Passwords.

To log out of ScienceCloud:

  • Click the Logout icon (in top-right corner of program window).

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Note: For security reasons, the logged-in ScienceCloud session automatically expires after 60 minutes of inactivity.

ScienceCloud Support

Email Support


ScienceCloud Passwords

ScienceCloud User Profiles

ScienceCloud Project Notifications
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