Sopheon plc designs, develops, and markets software products with associated implementation and consultancy services in North America and Europe. The company's software products comprise Accolade, Accolade Express, Accolade Cloud, Accolade Go, Accolade Integration, and Accolade Accelerators. Its solutions provide support for innovation planning, road mapping, idea and concept development, process and project management, portfolio management and optimization, and resource planning, as well as analytics, collaborative workflow, product lifecycle management, stage-gate automation, capital expenditure management, and strategic initiative management and strategic planning. The company also offers services, such as assessments, consulting, implementation, training, and support; and maintenance and hosting services, as well as software as a service. It serves customers in the aerospace and defense, automotive, chemical and coatings, consumer goods, food and beverage, high tech, industrial, and other sectors. The company was formerly known as PolyDoc and changed its name to Sopheon plc in 1999. Sopheon plc was founded in 1993 and is based in West End, the United Kingdom.