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Since the early 1990s, scientists and engineers at Battelle 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.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug. 3, 2016)—In the 87 years Battelle’s headquarters has been located across King Avenue from The Ohio State University, collaboration has been a common theme between the two non-profit organizations.

Columbus, Ohio (Aug. 1, 2016)—Battelle’s CBRNE Defense group was selected to provide vital mission support services to the U.S. Army through two key awards last month.​

COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 1, 2016) — Influence of the STEMxTM network will grow with today’s announcement of the first six members of the STEMx Advisory Board. These six leaders in business, education and advocacy each offer key experience in turning the promise of STEM into real impact for students. Six more STEM education leaders will join the board in 2017. STEMx is hosted by Battelle as a part of the company’s priority on STEM education.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 19, 2016)—Building on the success of a previous contract to build Non Standard Commercial Vehicles (NSCVs), Battelle has been awarded a second contract worth $170 million.

​(LONDON, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Battelle President and CEO Dr. Jeffrey Wadsworth announced today a ground-breaking Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) project at the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Laboratory in London, Ohio. NGS will enhance BCI’s DNA testing capabilities in solving missing persons cases in Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 23, 2016) – From maple syrup to computer coding, solar balloons to young gardeners, Central Ohio kids will have new out-of-classroom learning opportunities thanks to grants from Battelle.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 15, 2016)—Battelle announced today the release of version 2.2 of its WayFinder QI Dashboard, an affordable, advanced analytics tool for hospitals and hospital networks to track and analyze Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other quality metrics. Version 2.2 includes several new features, including enhanced assessment of within-hospital readmissions and monitoring of performance on Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) measures. This announcement follows the national rollout of WayFinder in September 2015.

Duxbury, Mass. (June 14, 2016)—Battelle and developer DIAMOND/SINACORI have mutually agreed to revise an existing purchase and sale agreement to extend the timeline for rezoning the 11-acre Washington Street property that formerly housed Battelle laboratories.

COLUMBUS, Ohio—(June 9, 2016) Battelle will support the United States Navy for the next five years with an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that has a maximum value of $99.5 million to provide environmental security technology support to various local and international Navy and U.S. Marine Corps installations.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 7, 2016)—The moments following a traumatic injury are surreal. One minute, life is normal; the next, everything pivots to a new reality. This is especially true in the military, when battlefield wounds happen in a blink. Sometimes, military injuries are even worse because the tools to help save severely injured limbs can be as rudimentary as plastic wrap or water-soaked bandages.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 2, 2016) – Battelle Healthcare Colloquium has recognized Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA as an Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute. Mattel Children's is the second pediatric facility in California and the 12th in the nation to earn this distinction.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 2, 2016)—Battelle’s innovative biological threat aerosol identification technology has proven that it can successfully perform all required functions, including effective identification of threat agent bioaerosols.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 25, 2016) – The Battelle Healthcare Colloquium has recognized Levine Children's Hospital as an Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute. Levine Children's is the first pediatric facility in the Carolinas and the 11th in the nation to earn this distinction.

Albuquerque, NM (May 24, 2016) — Battelle, the world’s largest independent nonprofit research and development organization, and The Boeing Company, the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems, have signed a formal agreement to bid jointly to manage Sandia National Laboratories. The University of New Mexico, The Texas A&M University System and the University of Texas System are exclusive members of the Battelle and Boeing team.

​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.

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