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Media Contacts

Katy Delaney

Director, Media Relations

Office: 1.614.424.7208

Email: DelaneyK@battelle.org

T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist

Office: 1.614.424.5544

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

Forensic Genomics
investigator holding an evidence bag

Behind the Study: Investigate the MPS Feasibility and Guidance Report

Posted by Battelle Insider on Sep 18, 2017

After an exhaustive 19-month research project, massively parallel sequencing is proven to generate robust, reliable, reproducible results.

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Toxicology
girl laying in hospital bed holding a teddy bear

3 Innovations Improving Safety Pharmacology Testing

Posted by Battelle Insider on Sep 11, 2017

Toxicology safety testing teams are under more pressure than ever. Here are three significant innovations helping tox teams achieve more success.

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Milestones
Students holding a thank-you sign with Battelle CEO Jeff Wadsworth

An Action-Packed End to Summer at Battelle

Posted by Battelle Insider on Sep 7, 2017

The end of August brings more than just a holiday weekend and reminders that fall is fast approaching. For Battelle, it meant a very busy week.

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Contaminated Sites
firefighters putting out a blaze using foam

Why You Should Care About PFAS

Posted by Battelle Insider on Sep 5, 2017

There are two sides to every coin. The same can be said of chemicals. Those offering improvements in our daily lives also can have harmful effects.

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Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth

Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth,  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.