Battelle Memorial Institute

Britten/BoxPop® Helps Turn Shipping Containers Into Mask Sterilization Units

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 6:15pm

In just 23 days, the company customized and delivered 25 shipping containers, each specifically modified to house Battelle's CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System .

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  • In just 23 days, the company customized and delivered 25 shipping containers, each specifically modified to house Battelle's CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System .
  • "We're happy to support the medical community and first responders in this way," says Matt Egan, BoxPop's VP of Specialty Construction.
  • In normal times, BoxPop and its parent company, Britten, Inc., customizes shipping containers for pro sports teams and Fortune 500 companies that use them for mobile restaurants, tradeshow booths, and customer/fan activations.
  • "Thanks to the entire Britten/BoxPop team for their exceptional work and support on this program," says Battelle Research Leader, Mac Melnik.

Ohio Schools Earn State STEM/STEAM Designation

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 5:18pm

The Ohio STEM Committee approved applications for schools that implement best practices in STEM and STEAM education.

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  • The Ohio STEM Committee approved applications for schools that implement best practices in STEM and STEAM education.
  • The Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN), a public-private partnership managed by Battelle, advises the Ohio STEM Committee and provides supports for schools across Ohio.
  • Finally, each schools application received a recommendation from the network and was put forward to the Ohio STEM Committee for final review.
  • The committee designated ten new schools:
    The Ohio STEM Committee is supported by the Ohio Department of Education.

DGAP-News: Sona Nanotech Engages MRIGlobal for COVID-19 Test Validation Studies

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 12:03pm

Founded in 1944 as an independent, non-profit organization, we perform contract research for government, industry, and academia.

Key Points: 
  • Founded in 1944 as an independent, non-profit organization, we perform contract research for government, industry, and academia.
  • MRIGlobal is one of two partners in the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, which manages and operates the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, for the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • For more information, visit mriglobal.org
    Sona Nanotech Inc. is a nanotechnology life sciences firm that has developed multiple proprietary methods for the manufacture of various types of gold nanoparticles.
  • CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION: This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" under applicable Canadian securities legislation.

Satya Chauhan Named Battelle Inventor of the Year

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 8:56pm

Battelle has honored Satya Chauhan as its Inventor of the Year and Kavitha Dasu as its most recent Emerging Scientist.

Key Points: 
  • Battelle has honored Satya Chauhan as its Inventor of the Year and Kavitha Dasu as its most recent Emerging Scientist.
  • Chauhan, who has worked at Battelle for 46 years, is recognized for his key role as lead inventor on several renewable platform discoveries.
  • Satya's ability to lead the creation and development of new, innovative and useful inventions is a testament to his passion for innovation, said Battelle President and CEO Lou Von Thaer.
  • Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio since its founding in 1929, Battelle serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries.

Excelra to Provide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory With Small Molecule Medicinal Chemistry Intelligence Data to Help Develop Drug Design Platform

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

HYDERABAD, India, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a three-year agreement, Excelra a leading global data and analytics company will provide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with GOSTAR , a small molecule medical chemistry intelligence database to aid drug design projects.

Key Points: 
  • HYDERABAD, India, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a three-year agreement, Excelra a leading global data and analytics company will provide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with GOSTAR , a small molecule medical chemistry intelligence database to aid drug design projects.
  • In addition to periodic data updates, Excelra will also provide custom curation support and data preparation for AI/ML modelling on a need basis.
  • GOSTAR is the world's largest small molecule medicinal chemistry intelligence platform that provides a comprehensive overview of millions of compounds, linking chemical structure to biological, pharmacological and therapeutic activities.
  • The Excelra Edge comes from a seamless amalgamation of proprietary data assets, domain expertise and data science to accelerate drug discovery and development.

Excelra to Provide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory With Small Molecule Medicinal Chemistry Intelligence Data to Help Develop Drug Design Platform

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 10:00am

HYDERABAD, India, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a three-year agreement, Excelra a leading global data and analytics company will provide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with GOSTAR , a small molecule medical chemistry intelligence database to aid drug design projects.

Key Points: 
  • HYDERABAD, India, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a three-year agreement, Excelra a leading global data and analytics company will provide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with GOSTAR , a small molecule medical chemistry intelligence database to aid drug design projects.
  • In addition to periodic data updates, Excelra will also provide custom curation support and data preparation for AI/ML modelling on a need basis.
  • GOSTAR is the world's largest small molecule medicinal chemistry intelligence platform that provides a comprehensive overview of millions of compounds, linking chemical structure to biological, pharmacological and therapeutic activities.
  • The Excelra Edge comes from a seamless amalgamation of proprietary data assets, domain expertise and data science to accelerate drug discovery and development.

Three startups with solar and energy storage technologies selected for Shell GameChanger Accelerator™ Powered by NREL

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM Powered by NREL (GCxN) today announced three new startups to participate in the program following a multistage competitive evaluation.

Key Points: 
  • The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM Powered by NREL (GCxN) today announced three new startups to participate in the program following a multistage competitive evaluation.
  • The new companies represent the programs third cohort, and are focused on enabling more efficient and effective solar and storage solutions.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200501005096/en/
    Three startups with solar and energy storage technologies selected for Shell GameChanger Accelerator(TM) Powered by NREL (Photo: Business Wire)
    The selected startups are developing perovskite solar panel materials, hybrid solar-thermal systems and large-scale energy storage solutions.
  • The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM powered by NREL (GCxN) is a multi-million dollar, multi-year program developed in collaboration between Shell GameChanger and the U.S. Department of Energys National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to discover and advance emerging clean technologies with the potential to dramatically alter the future global energy landscape.

Dan Dalton Joins Wisk to Lead Global Regulatory Initiatives and Business Partnerships

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 3:00pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Wisk, the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the world's first autonomous, all-electric air taxi, announced today that it has appointed Dan Dalton as Vice President of Global Partnerships.

Key Points: 
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Wisk, the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the world's first autonomous, all-electric air taxi, announced today that it has appointed Dan Dalton as Vice President of Global Partnerships.
  • In his new role, Dan will lead Wisk's global regulatory initiatives and business partnerships.
  • "We are excited to have Dan join Wisk," said Gary Gysin, CEO of Wisk.
  • Prior to joining Wisk, Dan served as Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Airspace Systems, Inc. and as a visiting scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Beckett Solar Energy to offer Terra Pave high-albedo soil binding solution for Solar Industry that reduces dust-control costs in solar farms and produces albedo of snow

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

The albedo effect when applied to the Earth is a measure of how much of the Sun's energy is reflected back into space.

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  • The albedo effect when applied to the Earth is a measure of how much of the Sun's energy is reflected back into space.
  • Terra Pave is the WINNER of the AMERICAN-MADE SOLAR PRIZE ROUND 2 SEMIFINALIST from NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Department of Energy USA).
  • He brought the idea to Yetkin Yildirim (President/CTO of Terra Pave International) who said, "we've got something like you're describing"!
  • Sharon Bailey Beckett is Managing Partner of Beckett Solar Energy, a six-year-old manufacturers' representative firm, marketing such brands as Mission Solar, RenewSys India and Terra Pave.

Brookhaven Lab Mobilizes Resources in Fight Against COVID-19

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 3:29pm

Brookhaven scientists are focused on large-scale libraries with billions of chemical structures that could be manufactured quickly for testing.

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  • Brookhaven scientists are focused on large-scale libraries with billions of chemical structures that could be manufactured quickly for testing.
  • Meanwhile, Battellewhich manages Brookhaven Lab as one entity of Brookhaven Science Associates (the other half being Stony Brook University)is hoping to meet the sterilization need.
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.
  • Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry and government researchers.