Battelle is a global science and technology enterprise that provides contract research and development services, develops and commercializes technology, and manages laboratories for customers. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, we have been in the business of innovation for more than 76 years and have a vast science and technology reach. With the National Labs we manage or co-manage, Battelle oversees more than 20,000 staff members and conducts $3.9 billion in annual research and development activities at more than 100 locations.
Battelle provides solutions and develops innovative products for commercial customers by leveraging technology into competitive advantage. We also serve numerous federal, state and local government agencies, providing cost-effective science and technology in the areas of homeland defense, national security, health and life sciences, energy, transportation, and environment.
Innovations by Battelle include the development of the office copier machine (Xerox); pioneering work on compact disc technology; fiber optics for telecommunications; new medical products to fight diabetes, cancer, and heart disease; breakthroughs in environmental waste treatment; homeland security technologies; and advancements in transportation safety and security.