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Oct 13, 2014
COLUMBUS, OH (Oct. 13, 2014)—In newly acquired work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Battelle experts recently secured a four-year, $16 million project to help solve a challenging problem. The contract calls for Battelle to help manage the portfolio of quality and efficiency measures used by CMS to compare performance of Medicare providers and to pay providers for the value of their services.
QUINCY, Mass. (Oct. 13, 2014)—David Kelly, President and CEO of Bluefin Robotics, has been elected a Fellow of ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Oct 9, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 9, 2014) — Battelle has been awarded a federal grant in excess of $800,000 from the National Institute of Justice to conduct feasibility and validation tests on a suite of new investigative tools that use next-generation sequencing (NGS) to unlock new clues from DNA evidence.
Sep 25, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 25, 2014)—Every year, investigators collect tens of thousands of biological samples from crime scenes that may hold valuable clues to solving criminal cases.
Sep 18, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 18, 2014)—Battelle, along with partners SRI International and the University of South Florida, are working jointly on a scientific instrument for the prestigious Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition that challenges teams of engineers, scientists and innovators to create pH sensor technology that will accurately and affordably measure ocean acidification.
Sep 3, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 3, 2014)—Battelle, which has operated the first commercial Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) network in the United States for nearly a year, has reached a new milestone. It was announced this week that Battelle agreed to a five-year deal with neighboring Dublin to use part of the city’s fiber optic network for free so its scientists can test QKD hardware to prove its real-world effectiveness in safe data transfer. The research will be aided by the developer of the QKD hardware, ID Quantique.
Sep 2, 2014
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.
Aug 25, 2014
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.
Aug 19, 2014
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.
Aug 4, 2014
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.
Jul 31, 2014
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.
Jul 17, 2014
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.
Jul 15, 2014
COLUMBUS, OH – Battelle is helping students by training their teachers.
Jul 8, 2014
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.
Jul 1, 2014
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.
Jun 24, 2014
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 – 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.
Jun 23, 2014
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.
Jun 16, 2014
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.
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