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Media Contacts

Katy Delaney

Director, Media Relations

Office: 614-424-7208

Email: DelaneyK@battelle.org

T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist

Office: 614-424-5544

Email: MasseyTR@battelle.org

Fast Facts

  • Battelle’s historical inventions have included contributions to the Xerox copy machine, cruise control, the compact disc and bar codes.

  • Battelle plays a crucial role in the U.S. chemical demilitarization program which aims to eliminate the world’s chemical weapon stockpile.

  • Battelle has invested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for years, including the founding of Metro Early College High School with the Ohio State University. Battelle Education, a non-profit venture, helps communities build STEM-focused schools, trains teachers and administrators and provides grants for STEM organizations.

  • Battelle is the largest, private, non-profit research and development organization in the world.

  • Battelle has helped develop vaccines and therapeutics for infectious disease threats and helped create improved neonatal respiratory treatments.

  • Battelle builds unique armored vehicles and other specialized tactical equipment for military troops.

  • Battelle began managing national laboratories for the Department of Energy (DOE) in 1965 and now has a role in managing six DOE labs and one for the Department of Homeland Security.

Inside Battelle Blog

Solvers
Finance Interns

Battelle Interns Helping Solve the World’s Greatest Problems

Posted by Battelle Insider on Aug 20, 2019

Our interns aren’t getting coffee and filing paperwork. They’re making a difference in everything from health and analytics to marketing and finance.

Learn More about Battelle Interns Helping Solve the World’s Greatest Problems
Neurotechnology
IAN

Our Goal: Veterans Using NeuroLife Systems at Home

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jul 25, 2019

It started out with the belief that we could help restore movement for someone who had lost so much. We wanted to make his hand work again, like it had before his injury.

Learn More about Our Goal: Veterans Using NeuroLife Systems at Home
PFAS Assessment
Photo: PFAS Accredited Lab with two women PFAS experts reviewing PFOA analysis report

Developing New Tools to Address the PFAS Challenge

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jul 19, 2019

Before you can solve a problem, you have to fully understand it. And each location around the country contaminated with PFAS needs to be understood before it can be remediated effectively.

Learn More about Developing New Tools to Address the PFAS Challenge
Industry Solutions
Improving Contaminant Detection in Food Processing

Improving Contaminant Detection in Food Processing

Posted by V. Barbur and R. Davis on Jul 18, 2019

Current inspection technologies for food can miss small fragments of bone, metal, glass and other materials. Learn about Battelle’s solution.

Learn More about Improving Contaminant Detection in Food Processing
Lou Von Thaer

Lou Von Thaer, Battelle President & CEO

Leadership

Battelle is governed by a Board of Directors and led by a management team. Together, they serve as stewards of the vision of our founder, Gordon Battelle. Our leaders represent a rich blend of expertise gained through years of experience.

Board of Directors 

Senior Management

In the Community

Giving back to the communities where we live and work is in our company’s DNA. Whether it’s through charitable giving – both from employees and our corporate dollars – or the numerous hours volunteered, Battelle is making a difference.

Charitable Giving

Employee Action

Photo: Two Battelle staff members, young women, standing together during a Habitat For Humanity Project

Video: A historical overview of Battelle, its mission, innovations and contributions to the world.

Battelle Innovation: Yesterday & Today

Much has changed in the world in the last 80+ years. But what has remained the same since Battelle opened its doors in 1929 is our commitment to solving the world’s most pressing issues with groundbreaking science and technology, and our focus on giving back to the communities where we live and work.