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Posted: February 8, 2009
'Leading the world' the theme of newly released Battelle 2008 annual report
(Nanowerk News) When it comes to accelerating innovation to make products and uncover solutions to enhance or save our lives, there’s no disputing that Battelle is a world leader.
From breakthroughs in nanoscience, biotechnology and supercomputing to advances in clean energy, health care and global security, Battelle and its affiliated national laboratories develop real-world solutions to real-world problems.
The Battelle 2008 Annual Report provides a glimpse into those capabilities as well as the whos, hows and whys of the world’s largest non-profit independent R&D organization.
The Report’s words and images share a story of a diverse Battelle—not only in capabilities and world-class facilities but also in people and ways of thinking—that continues to make a significant impact on some of the world’s most formidable challenges.
The Annual Report showcases Battelle
2008 R&D 100 Award winners
Commitment to Education, Volunteerism and Philanthropy
Battelle is the world’s largest non-profit independent research and development organization, providing innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses: Laboratory Management, National Security, Energy Technology, and Health and Life Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $4.6 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 20,400 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including seven national laboratories which Battelle manages or co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.