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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 17, 2015)—Battelle announced today the election of two distinguished military and technical leaders to its Board of Directors. The appointments are effective immediately. Battelle, the world’s leading independent research and development organization, serves government and commercial customers in the areas of national security, energy, health and the environment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (December 15, 2015) – When an active shooter strikes, every second counts. The sooner law enforcement can respond and the more information they have, the more lives can be saved.

ABERDEEN, Maryland (Dec. 14, 2015)—Battelle Research Scientist Katie (DeMers) Hardin has been named the 2015 recipient of the Dr. Billy Richardson Young NBC Researcher Award. Hardin is the second Battelle researcher to have received this award since 2013.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 2, 2015)—Networking is important in any endeavor, and today the leaders of STEMx released a new resource to build meaningful connections in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education

(BURIEN, Wash.) – Highline Medical Center, a part of CHI Franciscan Health, has been recognized by the Battelle Healthcare Colloquium as an Accredited Heart Failure Center. All seven acute-care hospitals in the CHI Franciscan system have achieved this designation.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 18, 2015)—Today, 16 Ohio educators will meet to kick off a year of learning about technologies for use in their classrooms in the Trailblazer Teachers program, managed by Battelle Education and supported by Ohio's Straight A Fund.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 11, 2015)—Building on more than 11 years of experience in designing, building and delivering commercial-style armored vehicles, Battelle will once again aim to capture a contract to provide hundreds more to Special Operations Forces.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 3, 2015)–The Battelle Healthcare Colloquium has appointed Dr. John Lynn Jefferies of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center as Medical Advisor.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 13, 2015)—Aim. Engage. Stop. Battelle’s revolutionary DroneDefenderTM, is the first portable, accurate, rapid-to-use counter-weapon to stop suspicious or hostile drones in flight, providing critical security protection at home and abroad.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 12, 2015)—Battelle has won a cooperative agreement award to manage the United States Army's $185 million Army Educational Outreach Program for as long as 10 years.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 7, 2015)--Forensic analysts using ExactID®, a next-generation DNA sequencing system developed by Battelle, now have a new suite of analytical tools available to them. ExactID Version 2.0, released October 1st, now supports mitochondrial DNA analysis, microHap analysis, and other advanced genomic methods that allow researchers to pull more information out of challenging DNA samples.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 6, 2015)—Battelle announced today that Dr. Mark Wilson, a noted genomics researcher with decades of experience in forensic science, is joining the Applied Genomics team as a Research Leader. Wilson will lead research and development for Battelle’s next-generation DNA sequencing technologies, including ExactID®, and provide training and support for Battelle’s forensic clients.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 1, 2015)—As part of an alliance agreement announced today, recognized industry leader in the detection of advanced counterfeit and clone electronic components, SMT Corporation will make its vast array of advanced counterfeit devices available to developmental testing of Battelle’s Barricade™ technology.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 21, 2015)—Safety is one of the most important factors of public transportation, and Battelle is bringing 40 years of experience to a new contract that will make one of New York’s busiest lines better.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 16, 2015)—Battelle announced today the national rollout of its WayFinder QI Dashboard, an affordable, advanced analytics tool that accelerates hospitals’ abilities to track and analyze Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other quality metrics and enables cross-hospital quality improvement (QI) collaboration. The announcement follows a nearly two-year collaboration between non-profit Battelle, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) and nine Ohio hospitals to develop and pilot the software.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (September 8, 2015)--Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor today joined with students and Ohio business leaders to kick off the state's Million Women Mentors campaign.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 2, 2015)—Battelle announced today that noted genomics research scientist Dr. Rachel Spurbeck has joined its Applied Genomics team.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (Aug. 20, 2015) – Ron Townsend, Chair of Battelle Energy Alliance’s (BEA) Board of Managers, announced today that Mark Peters, Ph.D., will be the next director of Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Peters will be officially joining INL in his new role on Oct. 1.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 19, 2015)—Battelle’s revolutionary new software, ExactID®, will be engaged by investigators at the U.S. Defense Forensic Science Center under a new agreement.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 18, 2015)—From sketch comedy to gardening, roller skates to engineering, Central Ohio kids will have new out-of-classroom learning opportunities thanks to grants from Battelle, the company announced today.

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