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Getting user feedback early and often in the design process is all-important when developing medical products. One need look no further than recent research illustrating that a preponderance of asthma patients use their inhaler incorrectly. It’s not just inhalers—errors using other medical devices are widespread.

In a time of increasing acceptance of marijuana use and a growing crisis of opioid addiction, Battelle intends boost its research into the effects of these substances with scientific insight and observations.

As pipelines age, understanding and assessing their integrity becomes even more important. Battelle has a solution to the problem of predicting when one of those problems will occur—axial cracks. The world’s largest independent R&D organization recently announced the release of PipeAssess PITM Axial Crack Software designed for oil and gas (O&G) pipeline companies to meet critical industry requirements and simplify decision making.

Data analytics are finding their way into more diverse industries to handle complex logistics and operational planning. The Navy’s fleet of F/A-18 Hornet aircraft certainly qualifies and has been the beneficiary of the Naval Synchronization Toolset (NST), a forecast analytic system that helps synchronize aircraft capability sets with the reality of availability.

Battelle announced today that it has entered an agreement to sell approximately 20 acres of land in Columbus to a development team led by Wagenbrenner Development and Fortress Real Estate Companies.

Sharon Hardie, a seasoned government relations executive, has joined Battelle’s government relations team in Washington, DC.

ARLINGTON, Virginia (Dec. 16, 2016)—Leaders in the NBC industry gathered Thursday in the historic Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall to recognize one of the industry’s most promising young researchers—Battelle’s David Winkel—with the Dr. Billy Richardson Award.

Ohio is facing a major opioid overdose crisis. And as many Ohio families fight opioid abuse, the impact cascades into the learning environments in Ohio schools. Today, the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio STEM Learning Network are announcing a program to help schools better prepare for this crisis.

This year, scientists and engineers from Battelle brought fascinating technology to the event and were rewarded with a top prize. NeuroLife®, a Battelle-invented system that currently allows a paralyzed man to have conscious control of his fingers, hand and wrist—via his thoughts—took home three prizes. In addition to being named one of the top 100 technologies for the year, NeuroLife® also received special recognition for Social Responsibility and brought home the Editor’s Choice Award. The Battelle team was recognized at R&D Magazine’s annual ceremony Nov. 4 at National Harbor in Maryland.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 21, 2016) – Battelle Healthcare Colloquium presented Lisa Ciambra, RN, CVNC, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center Staff Nurse and Heart Failure Educator, with the 2016 Heart Failure Nurse Maven Award during a ceremony and reception at Battelle Oct. 18, 2016.

For decades, scientist and engineers at Battelle have been doing important research work in transportation, connected vehicles and infrastructure improvement. Recent successes have the world’s largest independent research and development organization solidly in the business of smart mobility.

Since the early 1990s, scientists and engineers atBattelle have worked with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to improve the safety of American motorists. Two recent contract wins allow Battelle to continue to help the FHWA operate our nation’s highways, manage traffic and highway operations, and reduce crashes.

FREDERICK, MD (Sept. 23, 2015)—The Battelle National Biodefense Institute has been awarded a new 10-year management and operations contract for the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug. 3, 2016)—In the 87 years Battelle’s headquarters has been located across King Avenue from The Ohio State University, collaboration has been a common theme between the two non-profit organizations.

Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 1, 2016)—Battelle’s CBRNE Defense group was selected to provide vital mission support services to the U.S. Army through two key awards last month.​

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 1, 2016) — Influence of the STEMxTM network will grow with today’s announcement of the first six members of the STEMx Advisory Board. These six leaders in business, education and advocacy each offer key experience in turning the promise of STEM into real impact for students. Six more STEM education leaders will join the board in 2017. STEMx is hosted by Battelle as a part of the company’s priority on STEM education.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 19, 2016)—Building on the success of a previous contract to build Non Standard Commercial Vehicles (NSCVs), Battelle has been awarded a second contract worth $170 million.

​(LONDON, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Battelle President and CEO Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth announced today a ground-breaking Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) project at the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Laboratory in London, Ohio. NGS will enhance BCI’s DNA testing capabilities in solving missing persons cases in Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 23, 2016) – From maple syrup to computer coding, solar balloons to young gardeners, Central Ohio kids will have new out-of-classroom learning opportunities thanks to grants from Battelle.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 15, 2016)—Battelle announced today the release of version 2.2 of its WayFinder QI Dashboard, an affordable, advanced analytics tool for hospitals and hospital networks to track and analyze Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other quality metrics. Version 2.2 includes several new features, including enhanced assessment of within-hospital readmissions and monitoring of performance on Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) measures. This announcement follows the national rollout of WayFinder in September 2015.

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Katy Delaney
Director, Media Relations
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T.R. Massey

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