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SciTegic was a San Diego-based software company that developed and marketed informatics software to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.


The company was founded in February, 1999 by Mathew A. Hahn and David Rogers.[1] Mathew Hahn and David Rogers came from the bioinformatics software company Molecular Simulations.[2]

In 2004 it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Accelrys after a 21.5 million dollar deal.[3]

Pipeline Pilot[edit]

Pipeline pilot was designed to reduce the manual data entry and transfer steps required of computational chemists and project chemists in screening and modeling workflows.[4] A streamlined workflow could then be used by bench scientists and reduce the need to interact with multiple software packages to one interface.[4]

Creating Pipeline Pilot, SciTegic has pioneered a technology approach called "Data Pipelining" to flexibly process drug discovery data;[5] this software uses a visual and dataflow programming language much like LabVIEW for piping input and output of commands together to build a pipeline to transform any number of inputs (raw data) into any number of outputs (e.g., a spreadsheet tying together the results of multiple experiments).

Mathew Hahn assumed technical leadership roles, including Chief Technology Officer, for Accelrys after the acquisition.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "SciTegic Company Overview". Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  2. ^ Farr-Jones, Shauna (16 Apr 2001). "Emerging company profile - SciTegic Data Pipelining" (PDF). Biocentury - The Bernstein Report on BioBusiness. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  3. ^ Accelrys announces merger with SciTegic
  4. ^ a b Brown, Robert D.; Varma-O'Brien, Shika; Rogers, David (2006). "Data Pipelines and Virtual Screening: Automating the Process". QSAR Comb. Sci. Wiley-VCH. 25 (12): 1181–1191. doi:10.1002/qsar.200610089.
  5. ^ Warr, Wendy A. (2012). "Scientific workflow systems: Pipeline Pilot and KNIME". Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design. 26 (7): 801–804. doi:10.1007/s10822-012-9577-7. ISSN 0920-654X. PMC 3414708. PMID 22644661.

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