• U.S.-Ukraine Foundation launches the BioUkraine Initiative

    BioUkraine is an initiative of the US-Ukraine Foundation whose goal is to help advance the state of biotech in Ukraine

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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.

News

October 2, 2020

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Student Yaroslav Zaplatnikov Participates in Genetic Analysis of Population-Based Association Studies Course

I am extremely grateful to BioUkraine for such a great opportunity to visit the Advanced Course on "Genetic Analysis of...
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Wellcome-Genome Informatics
September 30, 2020

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Student Yelyzaveta Kornieieva Attends Genome Informatics 2020 Online Conference

Wellcome Genome Campus / September 14-16, 2020 I had a great pleasure to become a participant in the scientific conference...
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Plant Biology 2020 -Lviv-3
September 28, 2020

Ukrainian Scientists Take Part in Plant Biology Worldwide Summit

Two teams of scientists from Ukraine - one from the Lviv Polytechnic National University and the other from the Institute...
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September 4, 2020

Travel Grant Winner Oksana Piven Attends 6th CSHL Meeting on Genome Engineering: CRISPR Frontiers

Thanks to a travel grant from the US-Ukraine Foundation, this summer I was lucky enough to participate in the Genome Engineering:...
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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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August 25, 2020

Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics Wins Two Horizon 2020 Grants

The Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of Ukraine has announced the signing of agreements for the implementation of two...
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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 Sviridenko made a video of a DNA repair nanorobot for one...
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Ukr Med Cluster - MOC signing
August 7, 2020

USUF Biotech Initiative Joins Partners from Ukraine, South Korea, Ireland, Israel and Poland in Signing Memorandum of Cooperation to Establish Ukrainian Medical Cluster

A press conference was held on August 7 at UNIAN news agency in Kyiv during which the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech...
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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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Spotlights

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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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 Sviridenko made a video of a DNA repair nanorobot for one...
Read More
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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November 15, 2019

Clinical Trials in Ukraine: An Opportunity Waiting to be Discovered

The pros and cons of conducting clinical trials in Ukraine More than 500 clinical trials are currently being performed in...
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October 21, 2019

Meet the Ukrainian Scientists Developing Biotechnologies to Detoxify Environments

Department of Extremophilic Microorganism Biology, Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology A visit to Dr. Oleksandr Tashyrev’s office at the...
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October 14, 2019

Sounding the Alarm on Forest Loss in Ukraine

Our planet’s forests are facing challenges that will have a major impact on the environment. Ecosystems are already changing, but...
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July 11, 2019

Meet the Ukrainian scientists working to ‘roll back’ a heart attack

Dr. Oksana Piven and her colleagues at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics (IMBG) of the National Academy of...
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Spotlight

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 2019 engaged in bacteria and yeast genomic and metabolic engineering. They design and construct microbial strains to meet customers’ needs. They also have internal projects that focus on finding and studying new biologically active natural products, mainly antibiotics and agricultural chemicals of bacterial origin. The company was founded by local investors who believe in the prospects of modern biotechnology in Ukraine. They undertook this venturous attempt to start a research-intensive biotech company in Lviv with the idea that such a company...
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