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February 11, 2021

Call for Papers for Nanomaterials: Applications and Properties 2021 Conference

The IEEE International Conference on “Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties” (NAP-2021) will be held as a "physical" meeting on Sept. 5-11,...
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February 4, 2021

Ihor Vereshchahin – Using Genetic Analysis to Select the Best Crops for Different Traits

Application of PCR-diagnostics in Selection for Improvement of Flax Economic Features Thanks to a small research grant from the US-Ukraine...
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January 27, 2021

Olha Bakumenko – Using Molecular Methods to Determine Optimal Strains of Winter Wheat

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR): An alternative of immunological studies with the determination of disease resistance gene in winter bread wheat...
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January 6, 2021

Vitalina Bashynska – Researching Genetic Markers Related to Substance Use Disorders in Ukraine

Substance use disorders (SUDs), including drug, alcohol and nicotine dependence, are global threats for physical and mental public health. Their...
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January 5, 2021

Yaroslav Kravchenko – Researching the Development of Biocompatible and Anti-infective Prosthetic Implants

My name is Yaroslav Kravchenko and I work as a researcher at Sumy State University. Until recently, my scientific interests...
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January 4, 2021

USUF Biotech Initiative Small Research Grant Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our first small research grants. The following scientists will receive support to...
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December 29, 2020

Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Students Attend Virtual Conference on Epigenomics of Common Diseases

Epigenomics of Common Diseases – I will never forget this conference because it was my first one. It was organized...
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December 24, 2020

Oleksandr Tashyrev: The Invaluable Experience of Our GMP Team’s Participation in the GIST Innovates Ukraine Program

For six months, our team named “Granular Microbial Preparation” (GMP) had the honor to participate in the GIST Innovates Ukraine...
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December 23, 2020

Lviv Tech Startup School Holds Startup Proryv Competition

On December 22, the Lviv Polytechnic University Tech Startup School held their third annual startup competition Startup Proryv 2020.  The...
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December 23, 2020

UF Incubator Hosts Startup World Cup Ukraine Regional Finale

Startup World Cup Ukraine Regional Finale On December 22, our partners at the Ukrainian Future (UF) Incubator of the Junior...
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Spotlights

December 15, 2020

iCardy – A Ukrainian Startup Dedicated to Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

iCardy - detecting atrial fibrillation in real-time Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide, resulting in more...
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December 11, 2020

GIST Innovates Ukraine Holds Demo Day of Early Stage Science and Tech Startups

GIST Innovates Ukraine What better way to highlight the fantastic ideas coming out of the Ukrainian science and technology innovation...
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November 19, 2020

Sikorsky Challenge Startup Competition 2020 Winners Announced

Nov. 3-13, 2020 Held annually since 2012, the Sikorsky Challenge Startup Competition has been a leading platform for showcasing innovations...
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November 9, 2020

Valentyn Frechka: The Ukrainian Student Transforming Fallen Leaves Into Paper

Photo: Facebook - Valentyn Frechka Several years ago, Valentyn Frechka, then a high school student and member of the Junior...
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Explogen-8
August 31, 2020

Explogen: Engineering Dream Microorganisms in Ukraine

"We teach bacteria and yeast to do what they naturally can't" EXPLOGEN is a small biotech company launched in Lviv in...
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August 27, 2020

The Ukrainian SpaceBox Start-Up: A Conveyor for Biological Research in Space

Ukrainian researchers are creating an accessible platform for biological experiments in space that can accelerate basic and applied cosmo-biological research...
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Nanobot Medical Animation Studio
August 13, 2020

Nanobot Medical – The Ukrainian Scientific Storytelling Company Revealing the Beauty of Science

Nanobot Medical Animation Studio In 2010 Ukrainian data scientist Yuriy Svidinenko made a video of a DNA repair nanorobot for...
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Obereg-A2-Milk
August 7, 2020

Sumy Scientists, Government and Local Business Join Forces to Produce Hypoallergenic A2 Milk

Until recently, Ukrainians with celiac disease, lactose intolerance and other diet restrictions would be hard pressed to find foods they...
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March 25, 2020

BIOsens – A Ukrainian Startup Making Food Safer

BIOsens Inc., founded in 2016, is a Ukrainian-based biotechnology start-up, which develops hardware and software solutions for analysis of food...
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December 10, 2019

Druid Drone – A Novel Approach to Mistletoe Control

What is Druid Drone?  Why is it needed?  How does it work By taking care of trees, we improve our...
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Spotlight

December 15, 2020

iCardy – A Ukrainian Startup Dedicated to Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

iCardy - detecting atrial fibrillation in real-time Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide, resulting in more than 17 million deaths annually (31%). This figure is expected to increase to 23 million by 2030. In Ukraine, more than half of stokes and ischemic heart diseases could be prevented if patients were monitored at least once every six months. But long wait times and cumbersome devices that have to be worn for several days leave many people unwilling to undergo testing. Researchers at the National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute" (NTU KhPI) realized there had to be a...
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About BioUkraine

Through its Biotechnology Initiative, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation aims to advance the state of biotech in Ukraine by fostering educational, research and business development in the sector and raising international awareness about biotech opportunities in Ukraine. The Foundation provides support to Ukrainian students, researchers and entrepreneurs who wish to engage with the international biotech community through educational exchanges, attendance at conferences and participation in trade shows.

Завдяки своїй Біотехнологічній ініціативі Фундація "Україна-США" має на меті покращити стан біотехнологій в Україні, сприяючи освіті, дослідженню та розвитку бізнесу в цьому секторі та підвищуючи міжнародну обізнаність щодо біотехнологічних можливостей в Україні. Фундація надає підтримку українським студентам, дослідникам та підприємцям, які бажають взаємодіяти з міжнародним біотехнологічним співтовариством через освітні обміни, участь у конференціях та участь у виставках

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