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Innovation, Savings Earn Battelle Prestigious Award From Eli Lilly and Company

Posted on May 9, 2011


COLUMBUS, OH., 9 May, 2011– Eli Lilly and Company recently awarded Battelle its 2010 Global Sustained Supplier Award for helping the pharmaceutical leader achieve key goals and deliver better patient outcomes.

Battelle has been a key strategic development partner with Lilly’s Delivery Device Research and Development group.

 “We are proud to receive this award from Lilly, which is a longtime Battelle partner that enjoys an outstanding reputation in the pharmaceutical and drug-delivery industries,” said Barbara Kunz, president of Battelle's Health and Life Sciences Global Business.

“Our strong relationship with Lilly is based on mutual respect and confidence, and we are thrilled that we have been able to help the company achieve its key objectives.”

The Lilly Global Supplier Award recognizes suppliers who have worked collaboratively to deliver a positive and measurable impact on Lilly’s corporate objectives and priorities. The annual award is given to suppliers who exemplify the delivery of quality, service, speed, total cost reduction, and value. 

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.

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Katy Delaney
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Office: 1.614.424.7208

T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist
Office: 1.614.424.5544