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Battelle Hires Matthew Maiers to Bring Additional Renewable Energy and Energy Storage Expertise

Posted on Aug 2, 2011


COLUMBUS, OH., 2 August, 2011—Battelle has hired Matthew Maiers as an Open Innovation Manager for its growing Energy, Environment, and Material Sciences Global Business. Maiers will focus on developing new opportunities and industrial collaborations in the field of alternative energy.

“Matthew brings a unique blend of skills and experience in the environmental sciences and energy research,” said Spencer Pugh, Vice President and Manager of Business Development and Open Innovation. “It’s exactly what we need to provide technical and applied solutions for our customers in these increasingly intersecting areas of science.”

Maiers most recently worked for GL Garrad Hassan as Business Development Manager for the North American Region focusing on early stage wind and solar energy development. He worked with developers, utilities, wind/solar equipment manufacturers, test and pilot facilities, manufacturing facilities and governmental organizations in the area of offshore and onshore wind energy and PV solar project life cycle.

Prior to that Maiers worked at Nabtesco Motion Control, a $1.4 billion Japanese manufacturer supplying the wind, solar, robotic, medical and general automation industries. Maiers holds an MBA from Oakland University where he also received a BS in Environmental Science and Biology.

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