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​COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 23, 2016)—Battelle has again been chosen to protect our warfighters and the general public against dangerous infectious disease and chemical threats under a new contract award. It’s part of an OASIS contract mechanism that is worth up to $59 million, including all options, over the next five years.

TAMPA, Fla., (May 19, 2016)—The anti-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) device that is capturing the world’s attention—DroneDefender—will be on display at Battelle’s booth (#2128) along with other technologies at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, May 23-26 in Tampa.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 16, 2016)—Former Navy SEAL Shaun Keilen had Battelle’s tactical climbing equipment on hand to assist researchers on a rugged climb over a volcano in Ecuador on Discovery Channel’s newest series “Trailblazers.”

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland (May 11, 2016) — The anti-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) device that is capturing the world’s attention—DroneDefender—will be on display at Battelle’s booth along with other technologies at the Sea Air Space Show May 16-18.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 9, 2016)—In the time she spends as a material scientist at Battelle, Amy Heintz loves to think about what is possible. Then, she enjoys working independently and collaboratively to make it happen.

Columbus, OH. (April 28, 2016)— Battelle announced today that it has successfully demonstrated first responders can reduce the time required to end an active shooting by as much as 65 percent using the SiteGuard® Active Shooter Response technology.

​DUXBURY, Mass. (April 26, 2016)—Battelle announced today that it is moving forward with the sale of its 11-acre campus to well-known Boston area developers DIAMOND/SINACORI, LLC. Battelle officials recently signed a purchase and sale agreement.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 20, 2016)–Battelle scientists and engineers have demonstrated a process that turns coal into jet fuel. The next step is to commercialize the process.

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2016 -- Wood pulp in shredded Parmesan cheese. Melamine in baby formula and pet food. Asian catfish sold as grouper. Pomegranate juice cut with grape juice. Unfortunately, instances such as these, commonly called economically motivated adulteration (EMA) are but a few examples of frauds the industry must prevent each and every day.

NATICK, Mass. (April 18, 2016)—Battelle’s Natick Operations was recently awarded a $33-million Defense Systems Technical Area Task (DS TAT) contract from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Command to provide technical analysis and support for the Special Operations Forces Survival Support and Equipment Systems, Survivability team

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 13, 2016)—Battelle Education has been named a Professional Learning Partner for national computer science non-profit Code.org. Through the partnership, Battelle Education will facilitate computer science training for Central Ohio educators.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Six years ago, he was paralyzed in a diving accident. Today, he participates in clinical sessions during which he can grasp and swipe a credit card or play a guitar video game with his own fingers and hand. These complex functional movements are driven by his own thoughts and a prototype medical system that are detailed in a study published online today in the journal Nature.

COLUMBUS, Ohio—(April 8, 2016) Battelle, an independent, nonprofit research and development organization, has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to complete the construction, commissioning and the initial operations of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 6, 2016)—Every day there are new reports of rogue drones, nuisance drones and potentially dangerous drones as the market explodes. Nearly as often, we hear about ways to thwart them.

Columbus, Ohio – The Trailblazer Teacher program, managed by Battelle’s nonprofit venture in STEM education, has selected Franklin University’s BlueQuill system as a platform to provide better resources for teachers.

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Battelle today announced it has awarded nearly half a million dollars in grants supporting interdisciplinary education projects that rethink Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM ) learning outside the classroom. The five winning projects, the first under the new Battelle STEM Grant Program, integrate STEM with a diverse mix of disciplines, including the arts, digital technology, dance and theater.

LONDON (Feb. 26, 2016)—Battelle’s unique HorizonVue 360 interactive camera and viewing software will be demonstrated to attendees of the Oceanology International conference in London March 15-17. The video system is now available for sale or rental throughout the global offices of Seatronics Ltd., specialists in marine electronic equipment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 27, 2016)—Battelle recently was named a qualifying contractor to bid for chemical and biological defense work for the next five years under the $900 million Joint Enterprise Contracted Logistics and Services Support (JE-CLaSS) Multi-Award Task Order Contract.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 21, 2016)–Battelle will continue to support key Department of Defense (DoD) priorities having been awarded the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Cyber Security and Information Systems Technical Area Tasks (CS TAT) five-year, $5 billion Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 12, 2016) –The U.S. Department of Energy has selected a Battelle-led team to drill a test borehole more than 16,000 feet deep into a crystalline basement rock formation near Rugby, North Dakota.

Media Contacts


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


T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist
Office: 1.614.424.5544 
Email: masseytr@battelle.org