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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

Quality Measures
girl talking with a mental health professional

Using Analytics to Improve Suicide Prevention?

Posted by Darryl W. Roberts on Feb 22, 2017

Suicide statistics tell us things have gotten worse over the last decade. What can we do to make things better for the next decade?

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Heart Month
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National Heart Month: Take Charge of Your Heart

Posted by Debbie Kim on Feb 14, 2017

The women of Battelle Healthcare Colloquium joined together on Feb. 3, 2017 to celebrate National Wear Red Day and raise awareness of heart disease.

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Live-Agent Testing
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5 Critical Reasons to Introduce Live-Agent Testing Early in Product Development

Posted by Battelle Insider on Feb 13, 2017

Live-agent testing is the ultimate standard for validating performance of chemical and biological (CB) defense material, equipment and systems. Here's why.

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Live-Agent Testing
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What Defense Manufacturers Need to Know about the Rapidly Growing CBRNE Threat

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jan 11, 2017

Chemical and biological weapon threats are on the rise. So how do we develop countermeasures against these sophisticated enemies?

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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.