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  • Jan 28, 2020

    Stephen D. Steinour Elected to Battelle Board of Directors

    Battelle announced today that Stephen D. Steinour, Chairman, President and CEO of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, has been elected to the Battelle Board of Directors.
  • Jan 15, 2020

    Battelle Grants Enable Student Projects to Learn with NEON Data

    Battelle announced today that its inaugural NEON STEM Grant Program will fund $100,000 worth of student research around the country, enabling five projects to leverage the open data generated by the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).
  • Jan 06, 2020

    Battelle Fellow Justin Sanchez to Highlight Neurotechnology Breakthroughs at CES

    Battelle Technical Fellow Justin Sanchez’s presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 8 in Las Vegas will highlight neurotechnology advances that seem futuristic but are actually happening now.
  • Dec 20, 2019

    NEON Spotlight: 2019 Year-End Review

    As we near the end of 2019, we looked back on the tremendous work the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) program delivered this year, demonstrating the real impact this research has on both our environment and human life. NEON is a continental-scale ecological observation facility, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and operated by Battelle since 2016. The goal of the NEON program is to provide high-quality, consistently generated data—free and available to all users—that will enable scientists, researchers, and students to address critical questions and understand changes in ecosystem composition over time. The project’s comprehensive data, spatial extent and remote sensing technology will enable the user community to tackle new questions on an unprecedented scale.
  • Dec 03, 2019

    NEON Debuts Monthly News Recap Featuring Top Ecological Breakthroughs

    The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) announced today the debut release of its ‘NEON Spotlight’ – a monthly selection of groundbreaking projects from the program’s 81 sites across the country. NEON is a continental-scale ecological observation facility, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and operated by Battelle since 2016. The goal of the NEON program is to provide high-quality, consistently generated data—free and available to all users—that will enable scientists, researchers, and students to address critical questions and understand changes in ecosystem composition over time. The project’s comprehensive data, spatial extent and remote sensing technology will enable the user community to tackle new questions on an unprecedented scale.
  • Nov 25, 2019

    Battelle to Develop Coal-to-Foam Program

    Battelle won a recent United States Department of Energy (DOE) award that has an interesting twist for coal.
  • Nov 15, 2019

    Battelle Supports American Heart Association with Three-Year Grant

    For 90 years, Battelle and its employees have been dedicated to making a positive impact on society. On National Philanthropy Day, Battelle announces a grant of $600,000 to the American Heart Association to support signature events and programs of the American Heart Association in Central Ohio (AHA) and in Battelle’s regional locations across the country. The grant will be distributed during the next three years and adds to the $7.1 million that Battelle donated to education and philanthropic causes during the past fiscal year.
  • Nov 11, 2019

    Battelle Celebrates Veterans with Donations to Honor Flight Columbus, National Veterans Memorial and Museum

    They all gave some. Some gave all. As America celebrates Veterans Day to honor those brave men and women who put their lives on the line in the United States Armed Forces, Battelle is honoring its 90-year commitment to making a positive impact on society by supporting two premier organizations for veterans.
  • Oct 24, 2019

    STEMx network invests in state innovations, including rural STEM education

    Today, the national STEMx network announced funding for five states to expand quality STEM education programs and add to the national conversation on innovative education
  • Oct 16, 2019

    Battelle to Continue Support of CDC Vaccine Research

    It’s flu season, and Battelle has won a two-year contract to continue supporting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) research on vaccines for influenza strains. The contract, known as Innovation and Expansion of Influenza Candidate Vaccine Virus Development, will help CDC add to its vaccine seed stockpile for any novel flu virus that has potential to become widespread. The goal is to produce candidate vaccine viruses that meet the rigorous quality requirements for use by vaccine manufacturers to produce influenza vaccines.
  • Oct 08, 2019

    Dedrone Acquires DroneDefender™ Defeat Technology from Battelle

    Dedrone, the market leader in counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) technology, today announced the purchase of DroneDefender from Battelle. This purchase includes all assets and intellectual property associated with DroneDefender. With this acquisition, Dedrone has launched a new consultancy, Dedrone Defense, specializing in services and solutions for U.S. federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, and providing a proven, end-to-end solution that detects and classifies airspace activity, protects assets from drone threats, and defeats adversary drones.
  • Oct 02, 2019

    Programa de Pasantías de NEON en Puerto Rico Busca Crear la Nueva Generación de Científicos

    Un programa educacional sin precedente liderado por el Observatorio Nacional Ecológico (NEON) de la Fundación Nacional de Ciencias, está ayudando a estudiantes a centrarse en un campo especifico de la ciencia al exponerlos a un amplio espectro de experiencias dentro de las ciencias ecológicas y del medio ambiente.
  • Oct 02, 2019

    NEON Intern Program in Puerto Rico Aims to Build the Next Generation of Scientists

    A unique educational program led by the National Science Foundation’s National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is helping students home in on a specific scientific field by exposing them to a broad array of experiences in the environmental and ecological sciences.
  • Sep 10, 2019

    National Science Foundation Issues Extension to Battelle to Operate the National Ecological Observatory Network

    Battelle has been awarded an extension to the cooperative agreement allowing it to continue operating the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) for the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the beginning of fiscal year 2022.
  • Sep 09, 2019

    Battelle Introduces New Passive Sampler for PFAS

    As concerns about Americans’ exposure to a certain group of chemical substances continues to grow, Battelle researchers have added another tool in their suite to help assess and understand occurrence.
  • Aug 26, 2019

    Battelle’s Adam Kimura Selected to Join IEEE Organizing Committee for 2020 International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST)

    Adam Kimura, Battelle’s Senior Cyber Scientist and Design Verification Lead for the Trusted and Assured Microelectronics program, has been selected to join the organizing committee of the 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST).
  • Aug 16, 2019

    Battelle Helps Columbus Community with Donated Technology

    Battelle is helping the Columbus community succeed. The company is donating 60 IT devices to Catholic Social Services, providing digital access to those who need it most. The devices will be used in a variety of programs, including education, job readiness, emergency assistance, English-Second Language (ESL) classes, and client electronic healthcare access.
  • Aug 08, 2019

    Annual Ecological Society of America Meeting Draws Battelle Scientists Conducting the NEON Program

    As the nation’s ecologists gather in Kentucky next week, a group from the Battelle-managed NEON program are energized now that the network has been built and is generating data that are shared with the global ecology community.
  • Aug 05, 2019

    Battelle to Validate New Fire Suppression Foams for Dep’t of Defense

    Battelle researchers have embarked on a project for the United States Department of Defense’s (DoD) environmental research programs to examine commercial, off-the-shelf, fluorine-free aqueous film forming foams to determine whether they meet military specifications for fire suppression. The research is funded by the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), under their initiatives in per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) research.
  • Aug 05, 2019

    Battelle Brings National Science Foundation’s Research Aircraft to Columbus for First-Ever Visit

    Battelle employees and invited government and academic officials will have a unique opportunity to tour the research aircraft that crisscrosses the country collecting data for the National Science Foundation’s National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) program, managed by Battelle.