Life Sciences Research

For over 40 years, government and commercial clients have counted on Battelle’s life sciences research expertise and facilities to protect human health by developing, testing, and validating vaccines, therapeutics and assays.
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Insights with Impact

Battelle provides insights for making informed program and policy decisions on a broad range of issues–from health preparedness to infectious disease prevention. Our research has been the foundation for program development and public policy for organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Environmental Protection Agency. We deliver operational support and expertise for a wide variety of public health issues.

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By the Numbers

40 +

Years of Experience

200 k+

ft2 biological research laboratories

77 k

ft2 of chemical research laboratories

22 k+

ft2 of BSL-3 lab space

70 k+

ft2 of BSL-2 lab space

World Class Facilities

Our highly specialized laboratories and equipment enhance the quality and value of our work for faster, more reliable results. Our facilities include the largest privately owned enhanced Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3+) facility in the United States as well as 5 chemical surety laboratories.


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Biological Defense Research Facility

92,000 sq. ft; 22,000 ft2 ABSL-3 containment area with 15 animal rooms and 22 ABSL-3 laboratories; 2 ABSL-2 animal rooms and 8 ABSL-2 laboratories.

Aerosol Exposure Laboratory

Specialized laboratories for generating aerosol exposure challenges of ABSL-2 and -3 threat organisms and highly toxic materials.

Highly Toxic Materials Laboratory

77,000 sq. ft. area consisting of 29 ABSL-2 animal rooms; 15 laboratory areas with 144 linear feet of filtered chemical fume hoods.

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