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: Health and Life Sciences, National Security, Energy Technology, and Laboratory Management. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $5.2 billion in global R&D Facility 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 and two international laboratories – a nuclear energy lab in the United Kingdom and a renewable energy lab in Malaysia. Battelle also is one of the nation’s leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science and math education. Battelle’s Global Health and Life Sciences business delivers a comprehensive set of R&D Facility services to solve complex challenges for government health agencies and medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical firms. Including its national laboratories, Battelle’s health and life sciences-research impacts some of the most critical problems in human health through significant advances in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, public health, and next-generation diagnostics and therapeutics.