COLUMBUS, OH., 1 November, 2012—Battellewon a 2012 Gold Electrode Award fromNeurotech Reports as the Most Useful Nonprofit Organization. The award, presented along with four others, was presented Oct. 22, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, CA.
Battelle was recognized specifically for its contributions and research in neurotechnology as well as engineering and science in the health and defense markets. “The neurotechnology industry is fortunate to have access to the research infrastructure and reputation for excellence that Battelle offers,” said James Cavuoto, editor and publisher of Neurotech Reports.
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.
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