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Executive Biz - Battelle has landed a five-year, $50M task order to maintain, repair and preserve tactical vehicles and ground support equipment as part of a U.S. Marine Corps initiative.

Columbus CEO - Lou Von Thaer didn’t know any engineers growing up outside Topeka, Kansas, so he couldn’t quite see what exactly they did. But he knew he liked taking radios and record players apart and putting them back together.

Live Science - DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams.

The Columbus Dispatch - Navy veteran Todd Alles educated kids for years as a teacher and administrator for schools throughout Ohio. In his latest role, as a National Veterans Memorial and Museum volunteer tour guide, his goal hasn’t changed. But now he’s teaching children about people like himself and how the military affected their lives.

WSYX ABC 6 - COSI, joined by Battelle, NASA, local businesses, organizations, universities and STEM leaders will host over one hundred community events showcasing science across Central Ohio as part of the inaugural COSI Science Festival May 1-4, 2019.

The Columbus Dispatch - Central Ohioans can take part in hands-on STEM demonstrations at more than 100 locations throughout Franklin County. It ends Saturday with the Big Science Celebration outside of COSI.

Time Magazine - As the Game of Thrones saga winds down, Valyrian steel has never been more important.

Homeland Preparedness News - Two Battelle employees are being recognized by the company for stellar service, garnering Inventor of the Year and CEO Awards, respectively.

This Week Community News - Its most broad and ambitious event yet, COSI is branching far outside its 333 W. Broad St. building for events in neighborhoods throughout central Ohio.

Executive Biz - Ron Townsend received the CEO Award during the Annual Celebration of Solvers Event for his leadership at national laboratories sponsored by the departments of Energy and Homeland Security.

GovCon Wire - Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Lou Von Thaer, president and chief executive officer of Battelle, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Tuesday.

Medical Design & Outsourcing - Battelle announced that DARPA executive Dr. Justin Sanchez is joining the company as a technical fellow.

The Columbus Dispatch - San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience has become the first company to implement Columbus-based Battelle’s ThreatSEQTM web service DNA screening platform.

Homeland Preparedness News - Applied science and technology development company Battelle has deemed the recent three-week testing of its Common Analytical Laboratory System (CALS) with users a success.

R&D - More than $150 billion in federal funding is invested in R&D annually in the United States. A key question is whether or not we are getting the maximum return on that investment.

The Frederick News Post - Battelle National Biodefense Institute donated $50,000 to Frederick County Public Schools on Tuesday to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

Green Car Congress - The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has made awards under the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for a Phase 1 Truck Platooning Early Deployment Assessment. This project is being conducted to understand how truck platoons will operate in a realistic, operational environment.

Nonwovens Industry - Nonwoven materials are increasingly popular for both consumer and industrial applications, from hospital gowns to heavy-duty construction materials. How many of these nonwoven products could benefit from a lightweight, integrated heat source?

The Detroit News - The state of Michigan has been delayed a year in creating its own PFAS chemical testing laboratory for drinking water and has relied on private facilities that it expects will eventually be overwhelmed by other states requesting contaminant tests.

Executive Biz - A research team has used samples from a Battelle-managed network of environmental observing sites in an effort to analyze the role of deep soil minerals and climate in carbon sequestration.

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