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'Leading the World' the Theme of Newly Released Battelle 2008 Annual Report

Posted on Feb 3, 2009


COLUMBUS, OH. 3 February, 2009— When it comes to accelerating innovation to make products and uncover solutions to enhance or save our lives, there’s no disputing that Battelle is a world leader.

From breakthroughs in nanoscience, biotechnology and supercomputing to advances in clean energy, health care and global security, Battelle and its affiliated national laboratories develop real-world solutions to real-world problems.

The Battelle 2008 Annual Report provides a glimpse into those capabilities as well as the whos, hows and whys of the world’s largest non-profit independent R&D organization.

The Report’s words and images share a story of a diverse Battelle—not only in capabilities and world-class facilities but also in people and ways of thinking—that continues to make a significant impact on some of the world’s most formidable challenges.

The Annual Report showcases Battelle
  • Staff
  • New CEO
  • 2008 R&D 100 Award winners
  • Locations
  • Leadership Team
  • Financial Performance
  • Corporate Stewardship
  • Commitment to Education, Volunteerism and Philanthropy

About Battelle

As the world’s largest independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses:  Laboratory Management; National Security; Health and Life Sciences; and Energy, Environment and Material Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $6.2 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. 

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 22,000 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including eight national laboratories for which Battelle has a significant management role on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the United Kingdom.

Battelle also is one of the nation’s leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Media Contacts

For more information contact Katy Delaney at (614) 424-7208 or, or T.R. Massey at (614) 424-5544 or


Media Contacts

Katy Delaney
Director, Media Relations
Office: 1.614.424.7208

T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist
Office: 1.614.424.5544