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Nov 21, 2012
RICHLAND, Washington – Battelle and the Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory have finalized a cooperative agreement that will authorize the release of all $89 million in Recovery Act funding obligated to the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. The funds will be added to another $89 million contributed by the Bonneville Power Administration, 11 utilities and five technology companies that make up the demonstration project team.
Columbus, OH - Mani Vadari, VP of Electricity Infrastructure at Battelle, was a guest on the 610 WTVN Bob Conners radio show on July 8. With the current heat wave stressing the electricity grid, Conners called on Vadari as an expert in the field to answer questions about the grid and give tips for consumers to do their part to stop brownouts. Click here to listen.
Nov 20, 2012
Columbus, Ohio—A consortium of Serco, Battelle, and The University of Manchester in England has been named to run the new United Kingdom National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL).
Aberdeen, MD—The U.S. Air Force recently awarded a three-year, task order contract to Battelle to assist with the 649th Aeronautical Systems Squadron move from Brooks City Base in San Antonio, Texas, to the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. The contract has a ceiling of over $32 million.
Columbus, OH, USA—Battelle has licensed its Opt-EFX™ electrohydrodynamic (EHD) technology to The Incubation Factory, a market accelerator focused on creating and growing high potential companies based on breakthrough technologies. The licensing of Opt-EFX™ technology represents the commercialization of a Battelle innovation in the rapidly growing consumer home fragrance market, a $5 billion industry growing more than 10 percent annually.
On April 27, the University of Guam signed a teaming agreement Battelle for environmental sustainability and renewable energy projects. The signing took place at 11:00 a.m. at the University of Guam, President’s Office Conference Room.
ARLINGTON, VA., 20 November, 2012—As the White House moves to address cyber security risks with a new Presidential policy directive and imminent Executive Order, national security experts agree there is a pressing need for a cyber doctrine to guide United States policy in an era of proliferating cyber challenges.
Nov 19, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH—Battelle’s National Security Global Business recently was awarded a number of significant contracts highlighting the broad range of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) capabilities and technology solutions that Battelle offers to federal agencies.
COLUMBUS, OH., 19 November, 2012—Brian Schultz, a Battelle cybersecurity expert, recently was inducted as a Distinguished Fellow to the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) at its international conference.
Nov 15, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 15 November, 2012—Battelle announced today that John K. Welch, president and CEO of USEC Inc., will succeed John B. McCoy as Chairman of Battelle’s Board of Directors effective immediately. McCoy, who has served on the Battelle board for 21 years — 12 of them as board chair — will continue as a board member and will chair the Human Resources, Compensation and Governance Committee.
Nov 12, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 12 November, 2012—Battelle scientists and engineers will work with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to identify wastewater treatment technologies that are suitable for use in Ohio. The technologies will increase water reuse and decrease injection of wastewater into disposal wells associated with shale gas drilling and production activities in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Regions.
Nov 1, 2012
DUBLIN, OH., 1 November, 2012—An improved battery housing, designed and manufactured by Battelle is helping to protect the lives of military troops and responders who face threats from explosive devices.
COLUMBUS, OH., 1 November, 2012—Battellewon a 2012 Gold Electrode Award fromNeurotech Reports as the Most Useful Nonprofit Organization. The award, presented along with four others, was presented Oct. 22, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, CA.
Oct 16, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 16 October, 2012--Battelle has won three indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts to support the United States Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for potentially the next five years. The contracts have a ceiling value of more than $115 million during that time. Battelle, along with the members of its contract team, has the right to bid on all the work for three base years and an option for two more.
Oct 15, 2012
HAMPTON ROADS, VA., 15 October, 2012—Battelle researchers have been working to tackle one of the most vexing issues facing those who work in the world’s oceans: How to increase mission persistence? They are studying ways to tie in technologies related to submersibles, sensors and power generation to create a systematic approach to solving this challenge.
Oct 11, 2012
TAMPA, FL., 11 October, 2012—Battelle, the world’s largest independent research and development enterprise, has hired Major General John Folkerts, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), to lead its business with Special Operations Forces (SOF).
Oct 8, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 8 October, 2012—Battery safety and performance will be of increasing importance as the world confronts its demand for safe, reliable and affordable energy storage devices. With a $1 million award from Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E),Battelle scientists will improve the safety of high-energy lithium-ion batteries by developing internal sensing.
Oct 3, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C., 3 October, 2012—The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) has appointed Battelle’s Dr. John Wade as chairman of its division overseeing chemical and biological defense issues.
Sep 19, 2012
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., 19 September, 2012—Battelle’s Center for Analytics and Public Health will serve as the coordinating center for a new five-year, $16 million research project that will be led by the University of North Carolina. The funding is provided by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) for in-depth pain disorder research.
Sep 10, 2012
COLUMBUS, OH., 10 September, 2012– Battelle, a global leader in healthcare research and development, has unveiled a new lab that allows researchers in human factors and design to observe and evaluate how real-life patients and clinicians use and interact with medical devices.
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