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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 2, 2014)—Battelle has won a contract with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support its mission of protecting and restoring the nation’s ocean and coastal environments. Experts from a variety of Battelle locations and team members will support EPA’s Oceans and Coastal Protection Division (OCPD) through multiple work assignments that are issued during the next five years, with a contract ceiling of approximately $6 million.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug. 25, 2014)—Battelle announced today the election of internationally distinguished scientist and researcher, Dr. Subra Suresh, to its Board of Directors. The appointment is 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 (Aug. 19, 2014)—When the U.S. Army needs assistance designing, fabricating and testing new technology for the field, they call on qualified companies for help. Battelle, a leader in defense technology, is one of them.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug. 4, 2014)— Recognizing that the arts can inspire students in new ways, Battelle today announced grants totaling more than $330,000 to support out-of-classroom learning. This second round of awards under the Battelle STEM Grant Program will enable six Central Ohio organizations to launch creative experiences that engage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

SHARON, Penn. (July 31, 2014)—Carolyn Kotsol becomes the President and Chief Executive Officer of Winner Water Services on August 1. She replaces John Ontiveros, who directed the startup of the company 18 months ago and now will return to Battelle.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 17, 2014)—Experts at Battelle know that when there’s an emergency, heroes run to the fire, not away from it. And individual incident response teams of all stripes—fire, police, rescue and more—often are highly trained, efficient and up to the task.

COLUMBUS, OH – Battelle is helping students by training their teachers.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 8, 2014) – Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization and a leader in cybersecurity and connected vehicle technology, will host a press briefing during its third annual CyberAuto Challenge. The Challenge is a practicum-based camp for students, engineers, scientists, policy leaders and white hat hackers.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 1, 2014)—Battelle is now offering the latest version of HELM™ Flow grid transmission planning software, which provides even more insights to cases near/beyond voltage collapse. It takes the guesswork out of transmission planning and diagnostics and allows industry users to quickly analyze highly complex transmission networks and pinpoint the critical variables that have the greatest impact on performance.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the first time ever, a paralyzed man can move his fingers and hand with his own thoughts thanks to an innovative partnership between The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Battelle.

San Diego, California (June 24, 2014) – A study released today analyzing the U.S. bioscience industry growth over the last eleven years, through the recent recession and early economic recovery, reveals positive trends. The industry demonstrated a strong record of growth from 2001-2012, has navigated the deep economic recession better than most industries and is once again growing.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 23, 2014) - Bruce Schneier, one of the world’s leading experts on computer security and privacy issues, will deliver the keynote at the July Battelle CyberAuto Challenge, a practicum-based camp designed to address cybersecurity in automobiles for students, engineers, scientists, policy leaders and white hat “hackers.”

MELBOURNE, Australia (June 23, 2014)—Battelle and Birling Avian Laboratories scientists will discuss using Battelle’s PRIA™ Food Safety Software to anticipate and mitigate food contamination events at Australia’s premier food science and technology conference.

RICHLAND, Wash. – Mike Kluse, director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and senior vice president at Battelle, today announced his plans to retire, effective March 31, 2015. Battelle operates PNNL for DOE’s Office of Science.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 11, 2014)—Battelle has won a contract from the United States Navy to help with environmental restoration projects in the Pacific Northwest. The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract has a one-year base period with four option years and a total ceiling of $30 million.

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Battelle’s non-profit subsidiary, BattelleEd, has won more than $2 million from Ohio’s Straight A Fund to manage education networks and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 4, 2014) — New supporters will join Battelle this summer for the third annual Battelle CyberAuto Challenge, a five-day, practicum-based camp designed to address cybersecurity in automobiles for students, engineers, scientists, policy leaders and white hat “hackers.”

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 29, 2014)—Battelle announced today the launch of an innovative, free application – known as ‘Connect and Ride’– that empowers riders of public transportation to manage their Columbus-area trips via smartphones or a web-based portal.

TAMPA, Florida (May 19)—From unmanned vehicles that scour the ocean floor to a Google Glass app that helps identify hidden chemical dangers, Battelle, the world’s leading independent R&D non-profit, will display these and other technologies at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) in Tampa, Florida May 20-22.

TAMPA, Florida—Battelle’s commitment to supporting local Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education programs during the last five years hit a noteworthy milestone this year. A $15,000 donation to Career Technical Education Foundation (CTEF) funding Pinellas County’s East Lake High School STEM programming brings Battelle’s total donations to $50,000 since 2010 for CTEF STEM programming.

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