Gov. Locke to open new Battelle/PNNL research center at South Lake Union
June 25, 2004
Governor Gary Locke will help Battelle and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory celebrate the opening of the new Battelle Seattle Research Center at south Lake Union.
Media are invited to attend the event, which will be held Tuesday, June 29, between 5 and 7 p.m., at the new center at 1100 Dexter Avenue. Governor Locke will speak at 5:30.
The new building will house about 140 scientists, engineers and staff engaged in public health, human factors, transportation, coastal resources, homeland security and environmental research. It also will be the home to the Pacific Northwest Center for Global Security - a nationally recognized center of non-proliferation research.
Battelle and PNNL clients include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; the U.S. Departments of Energy, Homeland Security, and Transportation; King County; Portland General Electric and Georgia Pacific.
Battelle is a global leader in science and technology. It develops and commercializes technology and manages laboratories for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle and the national labs it manages or co-manages have 16,000 staff members and conduct more than $3 billion in annual research and development.