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COLUMBUS, Ohio—Battelle will lead a team of contractors that will provide products and services to the Army Training and Doctrine Command’s (TRADOC) Maneuver Support Center of Excellence (MSCoE), located at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, under a five-year, multiple award contract with a $100 million ceiling. The first award was made last week to support the execution of the Army War-fighting Challenge Number 10. Battelle will provide draft running estimates, interim solution strategies and an integrated learning plan based on exercise and venue evaluations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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