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Columbus, OH. 2-Oct, 2013—Battelle has been awarded a $5.2 million follow-on contract to serve as the data coordination center for a series of important studies led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with funding from the National Institutes of Health. The information gained from the study, called Orofacial Pain: Prospective Evaluation and Risk Assessment (OPPERA), will shed light on pain treatment and the causes of temporomandibular disorders, also known as TMD.

Columbus, OH., 24 September, 2013—Detecting and identifying hazardous airborne contaminants is important, but extremely difficult. Building an instrument that can detect and identify both biological and chemical particles in the air is even more difficult. Now try making that sophisticated scientific instrument rugged enough so it can be deployed in challenging and dirty environments, like military air bases or subway platforms. Final challenge: Make it inexpensive, easy to operate, and able to run 24-hours, every day, year-round.

Columbus, OH., 29 August, 2013—Battelle has hired an internationally known scientist in the field of human identification to lead its growing Identity Management business.

Columbus, OH., 27 August, 2013—Battelle announced today that Aimee Kennedy will join the company as its new vice president of Education and STEM Learning, reporting to President and CEO Jeff Wadsworth, effective September 3. In her new role, Kennedy will lead Battelle’s STEM education initiatives, which are focused around four integrated learning priorities: Standards of Excellence, STEM Learning Networks, Workforce Development and Education Innovation.

Up to $22.83M in funds to be allocated for the Battelle, NxStage and Aethlon collaboration to develop an advanced portable medical device for DARPA—and ultimately civilian—use.

Columbus, OH., 10, July 2013—Battelle has announced the beginning of a large-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) injection by the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (MRCSP) program in the oil fields of Michigan’s Northern Reef Trend.

R&D Magazine bestowed one of its coveted R&D 100 Awards on Proteus co-developers Battelle, The Columbia Group and Bluefin Robotics.

Columbus, OH. 26, June 2013 - Battelle places a high value on security and safety while maintaining excellence in its research and development and lab management efforts. Tangible evidence of this diligence has come in the form of the prestigious Defense Security Services (DSS) James S. Cogswell Award.

Exclusive distributorship of Gridquant software to help electric utility industry by letting them see clearly into the future

12 June, 2013 - Washington, D.C., A new Battelle study released today by United for Medical Research illustrates the genetics and genomics industry’s impact on the United States economy has reached nearly a trillion dollars. The study is based on new data collected over the previous two years, and represents an update to the highly-cited Battelle 2011 report tracking the growth of the industry and its links to the federally funded Human Genome Project (HGP).

COLUMBUS, OH., 9 May, 2013—Battelle’s Tactical Systems business will begin transforming standard pickup trucks into Special Operations vehicles for the Department of Defense. For the past year, Battelle has steadily built its specialty automotive manufacturing capabilities in a non-descript west side industrial park that is about to start humming with activity.

COLUMBUS, OH., 8 May, 2013—Battelle recently was awarded a key contract in its ongoing efforts to help rid the country of chemical weapons.

COLUMBUS, OH., 6 March, 2013– Agbioscience, and its value-chain in production agriculture, forestry, and fisheries, and downstream industrial activity, is vital to providing a sustainable global and domestic economic future, according to a study released today by Battelle called “Impact and Innovation: Agbioscience in the Southern United States.”

ARLINGTON, VA., 11 February, 2013—Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization, has hired Justin J. Jackson as a Vice President as Senior Relationship Manager for Special Programs. Jackson, a 28-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), served until recently as the Deputy Director of the CIA’s National Clandestine Service.

SAN DIEGO, CA., 30 January, 2013.—Battelle today debuts its new Grid Command™ Distribution services and software for utilities at the DistribuTECH/UPCE 2013 Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, Calif.

COLUMBUS, OH., 31 January, 2013--Battelle has a track record of producing innovative, high-quality work for its clients, including government agencies and the oil and gas industry. Evidence of that legacy recently was recognized when the United States Army Corps of Engineers New York District (USACE NAN) awarded Battelle a five-year, $8 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide analytical chemistry analysis of dredged material proposed for ocean placement.

COLUMBUS, OH., 29 January, 2013—Battelle has won a contract to conduct in-depth information assurance research supporting the United States Army’s Identity Management and Cryptographic initiatives. The $22.4 million contract has a base of 10 months with two option years.

COLUMBUS, OH., 28 January, 2013—This year, Battelle marks 25 years partnering with elite military special operations forces to provide high-tech specialized support.

Columbus, OH., 20 December, 2012—Battelle recently has won multiple awards from the U.S. Department of Energy and the World Bank to address carbon management and oilfield produced waters. The projects total about $6 million and demonstrate continued advancement of Battelle’s subsurface resource management offerings to address complex energy and environmental challenges related to production and use of fossil fuels.

COLUMBUS, OH., 18 December, 2012—Global research and development (R&D) spending is forecast to grow by 3.7 percent—or $53.7 billion—in 2013 to $1.5 trillion, according to the closely watched forecast by Battelle and R&D Magazine. While much remains uncertain about the future of the U.S. R&D enterprise, China’s march to prominence in the global R&D arena remains constant and strong, accounting for $23 billion on the coming year’s projected growth.

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