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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 4, 2014)—Battelle, the world’s largest non-profit research and development organization and Rhombus Power Inc., a Silicon Valley startup located in the NASA Research Park, today announced they have teamed to offer solutions to the Department of Defense for the Man Portable Radiation Detection System (MRDS) program.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 3, 2014)—Hacking is in the news every day—retailers, banks, governments, hospitals and many others have been victims. The threat extends to all connected devices and networked medical devices are no exception. Now, Battelle has a service to help.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 19, 2014) — A new Network Enforcement Module (NEM™) designed by Battelle to detect cybersecurity threats in today’s increasingly connected vehicles has successfully completed field trials with several automakers and is now ready for commercialization.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 19, 2014)—Battelle and ID Quantique have spearheaded the creation of an industry alliance—the Quantum-Safe Security Working Group (QSSWG)—in order to counter the growing threat that quantum computers pose to conventional encryption and key exchange technologies.

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18, 2014 – American voters want competence, cooperation and reform from government officials, according to an analysis of exit poll data from the recent midterm elections by Clarus Research Group, a leading public opinion firm.

UPTON AND STONY BROOK, NY, AND COLUMBUS, OH 11/12/14 - Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (BSA) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue managing and operating Brookhaven National Laboratory under a new five-year base contract. Established as a partnership between Battelle and Stony Brook University, BSA has managed Brookhaven Lab since 1998.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 12, 2014)—Analytical chemist Mark Bauer has been promoted to Senior Research Leader, the highest professional level for scientists and engineers at Battelle. It is an honor reserved for a small group of employees, and Bauer is one of just 12 current employees who hold this distinguished role.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 5, 2014)—Battelle scientists have invented a new product that will allow consumers to effectively use bleach when they wash clothes in cold water. The patented Battelle Smart Laundry Capsule will save money, help conserve energy and is environmentally friendly.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (Nov. 4, 2014) – Ron Townsend, Chair of Battelle Energy Alliance’s (BEA) Board of Managers, announced today that after nearly a decade with Director John Grossenbacher at the helm, Idaho National Laboratory (INL) will transition to a new leader by Sept. 30, 2015.

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2014)—Not long ago small off-road vehicles used by teen-agers were the same as those available to special operators. Now, Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs) ruggedized for military use are standard pieces of equipment when operators need to go where a truck cannot. Battelle’s original modified UTV will now have a place among other vehicles on display at the Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Florida.

LONG ISLAND, New York (Oct. 29, 2014)—As health and policy leaders wrestle with how to respond to the deadly Ebola outbreak, a leading Battelle expert in the detection of airborne biological threats will describe the need for new biodetection technologies to homeland security and defense experts gathered at CBRNe Convergence.

COLUMBUS, Ohio— (Oct. 28, 2014) Experts from Battelle are now sitting side by side with yet another group of government experts helping in their critical mission to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction and to mitigate Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) threats.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 27, 2014) – KIPP Columbus today announced a transformational lead donation from Battelle that will kick-start construction of a revolutionary, standalone science center adjacent to the new KIPP Columbus campus on Agler Road.

Warrington, PA, October 15, 2014 — Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO) today announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Battelle, the world’s largest independent research and development organization with 35 years of specific expertise in aerosol science. The parties intend to further develop Discovery Labs’ proprietary capillary aerosol generator (CAG) for use in the planned AEROSURF® phase 3 clinical program and, if approved, initial commercialization.

QUINCY, Mass. (Oct. 13, 2014)—David Kelly, President and CEO of Bluefin Robotics, has been elected a Fellow of ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

COLUMBUS, OH (Oct. 13, 2014)—In newly acquired work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Battelle experts recently secured a four-year, $16 million project to help solve a challenging problem. The contract calls for Battelle to help manage the portfolio of quality and efficiency measures used by CMS to compare performance of Medicare providers and to pay providers for the value of their services.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 9, 2014) — Battelle has been awarded a federal grant in excess of $800,000 from the National Institute of Justice to conduct feasibility and validation tests on a suite of new investigative tools that use next-generation sequencing (NGS) to unlock new clues from DNA evidence.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 25, 2014)—Every year, investigators collect tens of thousands of biological samples from crime scenes that may hold valuable clues to solving criminal cases.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 18, 2014)—Battelle, along with partners SRI International and the University of South Florida, are working jointly on a scientific instrument for the prestigious Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition that challenges teams of engineers, scientists and innovators to create pH sensor technology that will accurately and affordably measure ocean acidification.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 3, 2014)—Battelle, which has operated the first commercial Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) network in the United States for nearly a year, has reached a new milestone. It was announced this week that Battelle agreed to a five-year deal with neighboring Dublin to use part of the city’s fiber optic network for free so its scientists can test QKD hardware to prove its real-world effectiveness in safe data transfer. The research will be aided by the developer of the QKD hardware, ID Quantique.

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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