When you use a copier, hit a golf ball, or listen to a CD, you're using technologies developed by Battelle Memorial Institute. The not-for-profit is one of the world's largest research enterprises, with more than 22,000 scientists, engineers, and staff serving corporate and government clients. Research areas include national security, energy, and health and life sciences. Battelle owns facilities in the US, Asia, and Europe and manages six Department of Energy-sponsored labs: Brookhaven National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National LaboratoryIdaho National Laboratory, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The institute was established by the family of steel industry pioneer Gordon Battelle in 1929.

Geographic Reach

The company's headquarters are located in Columbus, Ohio. Battelle has about 130 locations globally.


Battelle’s major subsidiaries include Battelle Arabia, Battelle India, Battelle Japan, Battelle Ventures, Bluefin Robotics, and Winner Water Services.

Sales and Marketing

The company serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries. Battelle’s major customer group includes government and commercial organizations in Laboratory Management, National Security, Health & Pharmaceutical, Energy & Environment, Consumer & Industrial, and STEM Education.


Battelle is in the process of building an advanced research-and-development facility that will expand its global footprint and capacity to provide advanced science and technology solutions for the agriculture, food and health care industries. The new facility will augment Battelle’s established global scientific expertise in formulation development, toxicology and biotechnology programs that help agriculture and food customers accelerate product development and meet multi-national regulatory requirements.

Mergers and Acquisitions

In 2014 Battelle acquired Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium (HAC). The HAC will be renamed The Healthcare Colloquium and operate as a subsidiary of Battelle.

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Idaho Falls, ID 83402-1510
Phone: 1 (208) 526-1000
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  • Employer Type: Public
  • Dir: John Grossenbacher
  • FMSIC Executive Director: Brian Morishita
  • Consulting Engineer Applied Mechanics And Sustainable Design: Dana Morton

Major Office Locations

  • Idaho Falls, ID