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COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 11, 2014)—With the advent of electronic health records in recent years, big data sets have become commonplace. But harvesting that information to make medicine smarter and safer? That’s the sort of creative problem solving that earned Steven Rust, Ph.D. the honor of Battelle’s Inventor of the Year.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 10, 2014)—Battelle and Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security are working together to ensure a new mass warning and notification system meets the needs of 42 jurisdictions and emergency partners in Franklin County.

AUSTIN, Texas (March 5, 2014)—A leader in Battelle’s cybersecurity division will be a panelist at the Connected Car Pavilion event, hosted by Waggener Edstrom Communications and automotive expert Doug Newcomb, in Austin, Texas on March 8 to discuss the future of connected car technology. The event takes place at 101 Red River Street, across from the Austin Convention Center.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 3, 2014)—Battelle is petitioning the Federal Communications Commission to adopt new rules allowing the deployment of advanced wireless technology that support the cost-effective delivery of data streams at 10 Gigabit and greater, effectively combining the speed and capacity of fiber optic cable with the low-cost and flexibility of traditional wireless technology. The FCC has now asked the public for comments on Battelle’s petition.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb. 3, 2014)—In a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) building on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, large metal vats are arranged in the middle of a room like a set from a sci-fi movie. Inside each one, 40,000 vials are filled with an array of specimens such as blood, urine, tissue and DNA, many of them unique in the world, invaluable, and irreplaceable. They are frozen (some at nearly -200 degrees Celsius), so cold it ceases all biological processes so sample integrity is maintained for years without degradation.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 30, 2014)—Battelle is helping Ohio in its pledge of 25,000 mentors to the Million Women Mentors (MWM) effort. The MWM movement seeks to garner one million mentors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) professions during the next four years to collectively increase the interest and confidence of girls and young women in these academic areas.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 27, 2014)—Battelle’s unique software modeling program, PRIA, will soon be put to use in Australia to help manage the risk of salmonella and campylobacter outbreaks in poultry.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 14, 2014)—Fred Byus, a U.S. Navy retired Rear Admiral, has been named General Manager of Battelle’s Maritime Systems business unit.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 13, 2014)—Hospitals have the opportunity to become safer, more affordable and more efficient because of Battelle’s recent acquisition of the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium. The purchase, finalized on Jan. 2, will add Battelle’s extensive experience with analytics to the healthcare process improvement systems pioneered by the Colloquium. The resulting ability to track and predict medical and financial outcomes while improving the quality of care are critical in today’s healthcare environment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 18, 2013)—One of Battelle’s rising young stars has been recognized by an influential industry group.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 16, 2013)—Battelle has only a few Senior Research Leaders, the highest recognition afforded to any of its engineers and scientists. Now, Srikanta Mishra has become one of 12 at the world’s largest independent research and development organization.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 16, 2013)—As part of its industry-leading commitment to keep customer data and assets secure, a leading international bank has awarded a 3-year global threat intelligence analysis contract to Battelle.

COLUMBUS, Ohio—(Dec. 9, 2013) Global research and development (R&D) spending is forecast to grow by 3.8 percent—or $60.0 billion—to $1.6 trillion in 2014, according to the closely watched annual forecast by Battelle and R&D Magazine. After a flat year of R&D spending in 2013, the U.S. is projected to show modest growth while China is expected to continue its two-decade upward trajectory in R&D investment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 3, 2103)—Battelle recently won a five-year contract to assist the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to survey veterans from recent wars who have been evaluated for traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 20, 2013)—Battelle will help change for the better the way healthcare in the United States is delivered by working with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to develop measurement and performance indicators.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 11, 2013)—No more pouring expensive liquor or pricy perfume down the drain in frustration while traveling through world airports and taking advantage of duty-free shops.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 8, 2013)–The project led by Battelle and the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (MRCSP) to inject one million tons of carbon dioxide into oil and gas fields in Michigan during the next four years is one of five recognized for endorsement by the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2013)—Waste to bio-oil? It’s a reality at Battelle.

Columbus, Oh. 30, October 2013—Battelle, the world’s largest independent research and development organization, has hired Brigadier General Frank Bruno, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), to lead its national Air Force business.

Columbus, OH., 28, Oct. 2013–Battelle is the only organization to win two awards in the 2013 Defense Energy Technology Challenge/Utility Technology Challenge.

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