Supplier Diversity

Small and diverse businesses are the engines of America’s marketplace and the primary catalysts of our nation’s innovation and economic growth. Battelle encourages small and diverse businesses, with their distinctive capabilities and technical know-how, to help us better serve our clients, communities and country. By working together, our highly-talented staff and our partners bring extraordinary strength and depth of expertise to the challenge of creating solutions to our nation’s most complex problems.

Battelle’s Office of Supplier Diversity is committed to partnering with small and diverse businesses of all kinds:

  • Small and Disadvantaged Businesses
  • Women-owned
  • Minority-owned/Native American-owned
  • Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran-owned
  • HUBZone Companies
  • LGBT-owned Enterprises

Encouraging small and diverse business owners to explore opportunities in unlocking their technological potential is a key element in Battelle's success as a global research leader.

We build long-term strategic business relationships between Battelle’s project staff and the small businesses supplier community by:

  • Ensuring that small businesses are included in the proposal development process
  • Fostering small business partnering programs and mentor/protégé
  • Coordinating capability briefings
  • Conducting proactive outreach to small and diverse businesses

How to Get Your Foot in the Door at Battelle

  • Complete Battelle's Supplier Registration Form
  • Complete the System for Award Management ( Profile
  • Seek one-on-one counseling from one of Battelle's Small Business Specialists
  • Develop your company's Statement of Qualifications and business approach
  • Identify procurement opportunities where you can team with Battelle
  • Attend Battelle-sponsored Supplier Diversity events nationwide

Submit a Supplier Inquiry