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Battelle will feature its revolutionary counter-UAS device, a virtual demo of a large unmanned underwater vehicle, an active, in-flight ice protection system and expertly engineered armored vehicles at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) which begins today.

On May 18, students from around the Ohio STEM Learning Network will gather at Battelle to showcase their creative solutions to Ohio’s opioid abuse crisis. The students will hear from Secretary of State Jon Husted, Attorney General Mike DeWine, State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria, and representatives from Battelle.

Experts in green and sustainable remediation (GSR) practices from Battelle, the world’s largest independent research and development organization, will present groundbreaking research at the Fourth International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technology.

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has chosen Battelle to continue water quality monitoring to assess potential impacts associated with the discharge of municipal wastewater effluent into Massachusetts Bay.

In Steve Risser’s impressive career at Battelle that began in 1999, the Research Leader has been involved with an impressive array of scientific pursuits. This year, Risser is recognized not only as Battelle’s Inventor of the Year, but the number of patents he’s earned also qualify him as a Battelle Distinguished Inventor.

Battelle and Nanotherapeutics, Inc. announced today that the organizations have entered an alliance to bring together core research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) and manufacturing capabilities needed to expedite the development of medical countermeasures urgently required by the Department of Defense (DoD) to protect deployed military forces from CBRN threats.

Today the Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) national manufacturing institute announced the launch of MakerMinded across Ohio. The effort is made in partnership with Battelle and Tennessee Tech University’s iCube. MakerMinded is a new online STEM learning and competition platform designed to inspire students about advanced manufacturing and provide them with transformational STEM learning experiences that set them on track towards 21st century manufacturing careers.

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.

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Katy Delaney
Director, Media Relations
Office: 1.614.424.7208
Email: delaneyk@battelle.org 


T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist
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Email: masseytr@battelle.org