About the InChI Trust

The charitable objects of the InChI Trust are the advancement of science for the public benefit, in particular by:

  • Developing, reviewing and disseminating the internationally agreed standard representation, the IUPAC InChI, of defined chemical structure and their links to related information;
  • Developing an organisational framework for implementation of and compliance with such codes of practice;
  • Contributing to the use and understanding of chemical structure standards and related information

Interested in joining the Trust? See here

Our current members and associates




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InChI Supporters

Our Board of Directors are also the Trustees of the charity:

  • Ray Boucher (Wiley) (2010-2020; Chairman 2017)
  • Ian Bruno (Company Secretary) (2018-2020)
  • Richard Hartshorn (IUPAC) (2013-2019)
  • Elena Herzog (Elsevier / RELX)
  • Richard Kidd (Royal Society of Chemistry; Treasurer) (2010-2019)
  • Leah Rae McEwen (Cornell University) (2018-2020)
  • Steffen Pauly (Springer Nature) (2017-2019)
  • Adam Sanford (ACS/CAS) (2017-2020)

Our relationship with IUPAC is described here.

Our annual reports can be read at the Charities Commission site here.