ChemBioOffice is an integrated suite of personal productivity tools that helps scientists to efficiently keep track of their work, gain a deeper understanding of their data and produce scientific reports professionally and efficiently.


License is funded by Chemistry, CEBC, CMLD, COBRE, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, HBC, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and School of Pharmacy.



  1. You may download a personal copy of ChemBioOffice from the CambridgeSoft Licensing Website and filling out the registration form using your KU provided email address. If you do not have a Perkin Elmer account, then you will have to create one before completing the next steps. 
  2. You will receive an email at your registered address asking you to provide a password to complete the registration process. The link in the email is valid for 3 hours: after this time elapses you will need to request a new email.
  3. Once you have set a password you can log in and download ChemOffice, ChemDraw and/or Mnova ChemDraw Edition.
  4. You will be asked to activate the software before installing. Fill in the form with your name, your registered KU email address and the activation code found by clicking the “Order History” link on the left of the page and then the “Site License Update” link. The activation code works for both Windows and Mac platforms. 

Computer Labs

Lab computers may be licensed through credentials supplied by the Chemistry Support Team at

See system requirements on the PerkinElmer (CambridgeSoft) website.


Analysis and Modeling