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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

Massively Parallel Sequencing
graphic showing DNA

MPS vs. NGS: What's the Difference?

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jun 21, 2017

Massively Parallel Sequencing or Next Generation Sequencing. Whatever you call it, this science is changing the process of human identification.

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Toxicology
David Pressburger and Amy Zmarowski working in the lab

Solving Toxicology Challenges

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jun 14, 2017

David Pressburger and Amy Zmarowski have two very different jobs. But together, they create a picture of safety testing for toxicology.

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Testing & Evaluation Services
people in chem-bio suits walking through a field

Designing Protective Garments for Warfighters

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jun 6, 2017

It’s more than just the materials used in protective clothing that keep military personnel safe. The design also plays a big role.

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Inventor of the Year
Steve Risser receiving award from CEO Jeff Wadsworth

A Celebration of Innovation

Posted by Battelle Insider on May 30, 2017

Many of the Battelle’s innovations share something in common: the magic touch of Steve Risser. Steve is this year’s Battelle Inventor of the Year.

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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.