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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.

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.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 13, 2014)—Hospitals have the opportunity to become safer, more affordable and more efficient because of Battelle’s recent acquisition of the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium. The purchase, finalized on Jan. 2, will add Battelle’s extensive experience with analytics to the healthcare process improvement systems pioneered by the Colloquium. The resulting ability to track and predict medical and financial outcomes while improving the quality of care are critical in today’s healthcare environment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 18, 2013)—One of Battelle’s rising young stars has been recognized by an influential industry group.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 16, 2013)—Battelle has only a few Senior Research Leaders, the highest recognition afforded to any of its engineers and scientists. Now, Srikanta Mishra has become one of 12 at the world’s largest independent research and development organization.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 16, 2013)—As part of its industry-leading commitment to keep customer data and assets secure, a leading international bank has awarded a 3-year global threat intelligence analysis contract to Battelle.

COLUMBUS, Ohio—(Dec. 9, 2013) Global research and development (R&D) spending is forecast to grow by 3.8 percent—or $60.0 billion—to $1.6 trillion in 2014, according to the closely watched annual forecast by Battelle and R&D Magazine. After a flat year of R&D spending in 2013, the U.S. is projected to show modest growth while China is expected to continue its two-decade upward trajectory in R&D investment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 3, 2103)—Battelle recently won a five-year contract to assist the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to survey veterans from recent wars who have been evaluated for traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 20, 2013)—Battelle will help change for the better the way healthcare in the United States is delivered by working with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to develop measurement and performance indicators.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 11, 2013)—No more pouring expensive liquor or pricy perfume down the drain in frustration while traveling through world airports and taking advantage of duty-free shops.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 8, 2013)–The project led by Battelle and the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (MRCSP) to inject one million tons of carbon dioxide into oil and gas fields in Michigan during the next four years is one of five recognized for endorsement by the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2013)—Waste to bio-oil? It’s a reality at Battelle.

Columbus, Oh. 30, October 2013—Battelle, the world’s largest independent research and development organization, has hired Brigadier General Frank Bruno, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), to lead its national Air Force business.

Columbus, OH., 28, Oct. 2013–Battelle is the only organization to win two awards in the 2013 Defense Energy Technology Challenge/Utility Technology Challenge.

Columbus, OH. 18, Oct. 2013–Battelle has developed a robotic system to repair the windows of the world’s airplanes. This system is a marriage of existing Battelle technology called the Automated Maintenance Robot (AMR) and a proven manual method of transparency restoration. But this isn’t just removing bugs and chips—it’s refurbishing expensive aircraft parts that can be reused, saving time and money while improving precision and consistency. And when it’s proven that the system is successful, it will be available for military and civilian use.

Columbus, OH. 15, Oct. 2013—Air travelers in Great Britain will soon notice a new technology used in security screening lines that will allow them to bring liquids on airplanes.

Columbus, OH., 14, October 2013—Salmonella outbreaks in poultry are becoming increasingly commonplace and are a major concern for consumers.

Columbus, OH. 10, Oct., 2013—Battelle experts have completed the installation of the first commercial quantum key distribution (QKD) protected network in the United States. Using fiber optic lines installed between the headquarters campus and a satellite office in Dublin, Ohio and hardware from ID Quantique, Battelle data containing such information as financials, intellectual property, drawings, designs, and more will be protected now and in the future.

QUINCY, Mass. and EDINBURGH, Scotland - 7 Oct. 2013— Bluefin Robotics, a leading provider of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced today that it has acquired SeeByte, Ltd., a leading provider of autonomous platform software that enhances the user experience and the capabilities of underwater sensors, vehicles and systems. SeeByte, headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland, will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bluefin. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bluefin is owned by Battelle, a leading independent science and technology organization committed to solving some of the world's toughest challenges in national security, energy, the environment and healthcare.

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