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Katy Delaney

Director, Media Relations

Office: 614-424-7208

Email: DelaneyK@battelle.org

T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist

Office: 614-424-5544

Email: MasseyTR@battelle.org

Fast Facts

  • Battelle’s historical inventions have included contributions to the Xerox copy machine, cruise control, the compact disc and bar codes.

  • Battelle plays a crucial role in the U.S. chemical demilitarization program which aims to eliminate the world’s chemical weapon stockpile.

  • Battelle has invested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for years, including the founding of Metro Early College High School with the Ohio State University. Battelle Education, a non-profit venture, helps communities build STEM-focused schools, trains teachers and administrators and provides grants for STEM organizations.

  • Battelle is the largest, private, non-profit research and development organization in the world.

  • Battelle has helped develop vaccines and therapeutics for infectious disease threats and helped create improved neonatal respiratory treatments.

  • Battelle builds unique armored vehicles and other specialized tactical equipment for military troops.

  • Battelle began managing national laboratories for the Department of Energy (DOE) in 1965 and now has a role in managing six DOE labs and one for the Department of Homeland Security.


Inside Battelle Blog

Carbon Management
Why CCUS technologies are instrumental as the world transitions to clean energy

Why CCUS Technologies are Instrumental as the World Transitions to Clean Energy

Posted by Jeff Rose on Oct 20, 2021

There is a growing global urgency to shift to a more sustainable energy future. Squarely in the middle of these climate resiliency strategies are CCUS technologies.

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Research Infrastructure
Photo: NEON infographic for neon at battelle

October 2021: What’s New with NEON?

Posted by Battelle Insider on Oct 4, 2021

We highlight a study on airborne microbes’ impact on global health, research on how urbanization is affecting mammals, and a new project on the interaction between climate, bedrock, and vegetation.

Learn More about October 2021: What’s New with NEON?
Crop Protection
Formulation Development Blog 2 Image

Six Key Considerations in Choosing Agrochemical Formulation Partner

Posted by Battelle Insider on Sep 14, 2021

How do you choose the right formulation partner for agrochemical development? Here are six key traits agrochemical companies should look for when choosing a development partner.

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Crop Protection
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Seven Critical Agrochemical Formulation Challenges (And How We’re Solving Them)

Posted by Battelle Insider on Sep 7, 2021

To feed the world of tomorrow, agrochemical companies need new innovations today. We’re helping them solve their most critical formulation challenges so they can rise to the opportunities ahead.

Learn More about Seven Critical Agrochemical Formulation Challenges (And How We’re Solving Them)
Lou Von Thaer

Lou Von Thaer, Battelle President & CEO

Leadership

Battelle is governed by a Board of Directors and led by a management team. Together, they serve as stewards of the vision of our founder, Gordon Battelle. Our leaders represent a rich blend of expertise gained through years of experience.

Board of Directors 

Senior Management

In the Community

Giving back to the communities where we live and work is in our company’s DNA. Whether it’s through charitable giving – both from employees and our corporate dollars – or the numerous hours volunteered, Battelle is making a difference.

Charitable Giving

Employee Action

Photo: Two Battelle staff members, young women, standing together during a Habitat For Humanity Project

Video: A historical overview of Battelle, its mission, innovations and contributions to the world.

Battelle Innovation: Yesterday & Today

Much has changed in the world in the last 80+ years. But what has remained the same since Battelle opened its doors in 1929 is our commitment to solving the world’s most pressing issues with groundbreaking science and technology, and our focus on giving back to the communities where we live and work.