VIKING (Scandinavian Online Kit for Nanoscale Modeling), accessible at viking-suite.com, is a comprehensive and intuitive online platform for running a variety of simulations, developed and maintained by QuantBioLab. VIKING's mission is to make sophisticated simulation techniques—ranging from microscale quantum mechanics and extensive molecular dynamics simulations to biomedical methodologies—accessible to everyone. Moreover, VIKING facilitates structured data management and direct result visualization, thereby bolstering the efficiency of scientific projects. Its user-friendly interface enables beginners to become proficient quickly. At the same time, experts can delve into specific theoretical frameworks using advanced options. As a conduit for stand-alone software packages, VIKING also boasts a suite of universal simulation techniques ideally suited for a multiscale approach.
Currently, VIKING supports an array of software, including:
- Molecular Dynamics (NAMD)
- Quantum Chemistry for atomic and molecular properties calculation (Gaussian16)
- Quantum Chemistry for spectroscopy (Gaussian16)
- Virtual Screening (utilizing AutoDock Vina)
- CRISPR INDEL Profiling (with ProfileIt™, sponsored by COBO Technologies)
- Spin Dynamics (MolSpin)
- Protein Construction
Actively under development, VIKING constantly expands its features and versatility. The ultimate goal of VIKING is to offer a unified framework that integrates a multiscale approach with easy access to high-performance computing systems, creating a versatile simulation toolbox applicable across various scientific disciplines. For more information, please visit viking-suite.com.