Charnwood Molecular

Operating from state-of-the-art research facilities in Loughborough and BioCity Nottingham, UK, we are a leading Contract Research Organisation, providing medicinal and synthetic chemistry services to the global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical industries.

The cornerstone of our success is built upon regular and open communication with our clients, the highest integrity in our business relationships, high quality yet cost effective services, and the flexibility that we offer – we can undertake projects from one week in duration to multi-year, multi-FTE collaborations. Our goal is to support you in producing excellence in your own research, achieving your milestones and business objectives on time and to budget.

We offer a range of competitively priced services tailored to the specific requirements of our clients. These include Medicinal Chemistry and Contract Research (FTE). 

Medicinal Chemistry
Charnwood Molecular offers support to drug discovery efforts within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. This service covers Lead Discovery and Lead Optimisation. Our pharma-trained medicinal chemists have experience in many therapeutic areas.

Contract Research
Presented with a target molecule with little or no literature precedent, we will investigate potential methods of preparation, optimisation and scale-up, according to your needs.

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Eurofins Selcia

Selcia, now part of Eurofins, is a global leader in 14C custom radiolabelling, stable isotope labelling and analytical services. With many years of experience our team of expert synthetic radiochemists can prepare radiolabelled molecules of almost any complexity for use in regulatory studies by the life sciences and chemical industries to understand: preclinical and clinical drug metabolism, human mass balance (GMP 14C Radiolabelled API), dermal penetration, tissue distribution and environmental fate. Selcia also offers GLP NMR and analytical problem solving services to support regulatory submissions, as well as the profiling and synthesis of metabolites and process impurities. 


  • 14C Custom Radiolabelling for pre-clinical studies (ADME, Dermal Penetration, E-fate)  
  • GMP Radiolabelled API for Clinical Trials , 14C-API for hAME and mass balance  
  • Stable Labelling  (13C, 2H, 15N) Internal Standards, Metabolites and Impurities  
  • GLP Analysis Certification and Problem Solving including GLP NMR 


Radiolabelling to support Life Sciences: • Metabolism • Distribution • Mass Balance • Micro-dosing • Environmental fate • Dermal Penetration 

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