TAMPA, Florida (May 19)—From unmanned vehicles that scour the ocean floor to a Google Glass app that helps identify hidden chemical dangers, Battelle, the world’s leading independent R&D non-profit, will display these and other technologies at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) in Tampa, Florida May 20-22.
TAMPA, Florida—Battelle’s commitment to supporting local Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education programs during the last five years hit a noteworthy milestone this year. A $15,000 donation to Career Technical Education Foundation (CTEF) funding Pinellas County’s East Lake High School STEM programming brings Battelle’s total donations to $50,000 since 2010 for CTEF STEM programming.
May 8, 2014
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada, and COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 8, 2014 – The Xerox Research Centre Canada (XRCC) and Battelle have signed a strategic alliance to co-market and collaborate on materials science research services.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 6, 2014)—Google Earth and Go-Pro go-anywhere access have upped the game in what we expect from our cameras. Remotely accessing panoramic views from our front doorsteps is commonplace and we plunge our cameras into the water for underwater shots. That’s not to say these are simple technologies.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 1, 2014)—Battelle scientists have developed a tiny bead, the Battelle Smart Corrosion Detector™ bead, that not only detects corrosion but delivers a payload to help heal the microscopic cracks that rust creates.
Apr 28, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 28, 2014)—Battelle, the world’s largest independent research and development organization, today announced production of the next generation chemical and biological hazard sensor system that operates at a fraction of the cost of current technologies.
Apr 16, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 16, 2014)—What’s the real value of designing and constructing “green” buildings? Experts at Battelle are going to find the answer, and they have the perfect test bed in their own backyard.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 7, 2014) — Scores of students, engineers, scientists, policy leaders and white hat “hackers” will gather in Detroit this summer for the third annual Battelle CyberAuto Challenge, a five-day practicum-based camp designed to address cybersecurity in automobiles.
Battelle Introduces AirAlert™ Device for Airborne Chemical Detection in Industrial and Manufacturing Workplaces
Mar 26, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 26, 2014)—Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization delivering critical services for government and commercial customers, today announced it soon will release AirAlertTM, a new workplace safety device designed for early detection with continuous data collection of dangerous airborne chemicals in the workplace.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 25, 2014)—Battelle tomorrow will debut its new detector for airborne chemicals called AirAlertTM at the Ohio Safety Congress at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The portable device sounds an audible alarm when dangerous chemicals are in the air wherever it’s deployed—in the field or in workplace or industrial settings.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 24, 2014)—Two birds. One stone. Roots of the idiom can be traced to an ancient Chinese parable, Greek mythology and philosopher Thomas Hobbes. But whoever said it, Battelle and Winner Water Services are doing it thanks to a grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 20, 2014)—Generations of parents have turned to Dr. Spock’s Baby and Childcare book for advice on how to raise children.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 11, 2014)—With the advent of electronic health records in recent years, big data sets have become commonplace. But harvesting that information to make medicine smarter and safer? That’s the sort of creative problem solving that earned Steven Rust, Ph.D. the honor of Battelle’s Inventor of the Year.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 10, 2014)—Battelle and Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security are working together to ensure a new mass warning and notification system meets the needs of 42 jurisdictions and emergency partners in Franklin County.
AUSTIN, Texas (March 5, 2014)—A leader in Battelle’s cybersecurity division will be a panelist at the Connected Car Pavilion event, hosted by Waggener Edstrom Communications and automotive expert Doug Newcomb, in Austin, Texas on March 8 to discuss the future of connected car technology. The event takes place at 101 Red River Street, across from the Austin Convention Center.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 3, 2014)—Battelle is petitioning the Federal Communications Commission to adopt new rules allowing the deployment of advanced wireless technology that support the cost-effective delivery of data streams at 10 Gigabit and greater, effectively combining the speed and capacity of fiber optic cable with the low-cost and flexibility of traditional wireless technology. The FCC has now asked the public for comments on Battelle’s petition.
Feb 3, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb. 3, 2014)—In a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) building on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, large metal vats are arranged in the middle of a room like a set from a sci-fi movie. Inside each one, 40,000 vials are filled with an array of specimens such as blood, urine, tissue and DNA, many of them unique in the world, invaluable, and irreplaceable. They are frozen (some at nearly -200 degrees Celsius), so cold it ceases all biological processes so sample integrity is maintained for years without degradation.
Jan 30, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 30, 2014)—Battelle is helping Ohio in its pledge of 25,000 mentors to the Million Women Mentors (MWM) effort. The MWM movement seeks to garner one million mentors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) professions during the next four years to collectively increase the interest and confidence of girls and young women in these academic areas.
Major Australian Poultry Processor Contracts for Battelle’s PRIA™ to Help Fight Salmonella and Campylobacter Outbreaks, Improve Food Safety
Jan 27, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 27, 2014)—Battelle’s unique software modeling program, PRIA, will soon be put to use in Australia to help manage the risk of salmonella and campylobacter outbreaks in poultry.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 14, 2014)—Fred Byus, a U.S. Navy retired Rear Admiral, has been named General Manager of Battelle’s Maritime Systems business unit.