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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.

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.

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.

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.

COLUMBUS, OH., 1 November, 2012—Battelle​won a 2012 Gold Electrode Award from Neurotech 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.

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., 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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

COLUMBUS, OH., 23 August, 2012—Battelle and Sellex are a step closer to commercializing the LS10 liquid bottle scanner , a powerful screening technology that scans liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) in almost any container for threats such as explosives.

COLUMBUS, OH., 31 July, 2012–Battelle has purchased equity in the specialty grid management company Gridquant to support Battelle’s commitment to bring breakthrough modeling and analysis technologies to the electricity transmission market, including Gridquant’s patented Holomorphic Embedding Load-Flow Method (HELM™).

CLEVELAND, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Hennessey, a retired Air Force Brigadier General and Vice President at Battelle, has been elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Ohio Aerospace Institute. When asked about his appointment, Hennessey remarked, "I have a deep respect for these Trustees—and for Dr. Heil and the OAI team whose innovative and dedicated services are impacting aerospace interests all across Ohio."

COLUMBUS, OH., 18 July, 2012—Battelle has won a single-source award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institutes of Health for evaluation and testing services for vaccines and other biologics for infectious diseases. The work, worth as much as $102.5 million for 10 years, will be conducted at Battelle’s biosafety level 3 laboratories and new toxicology research facility in West Jefferson, Ohio.

COLUMBUS, OH., 17 July, 2012—Battelle, the world’s leading independent scientific research and technology development organization, today announced the immediate election of noted scientist and business leader Frank L. Douglas, Ph.D., M.D., to its Board of Directors, which comprises some of the nation’s foremost business, military and scientific leaders.

COLUMBUS, OH., 16 July, 2012—Battelle has for decades served as an integral resource for developing safety test methods for new vehicle technology. From alternative hydrocarbon and hydrogen fuels to battery hybrid vehicles and crash avoidance technology, engineers at the world’s largest independent research and development organization are developing the test methods that ensure the safety of new technology on all manner of cars, SUVs, trucks and buses.

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