• 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 envisions providing support to Ukrainian students, researchers and entrepreneurs who wish to engage with the American biotech community through educational exchanges, attendance at conferences and participation in trade shows.

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May 8, 2020

Travel Grant Recipient Serhii Pankivskyi Participates in CSHL Virtual Genome Organization & Nuclear Function Meeting

Genome Organization & Nuclear Function, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory The Virtual Genome Organization & Nuclear Function meeting (April 28 –...
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April 30, 2020

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Ukrainian Student Biotechnology and Bioengineering Competition

For the second year in a row, the Lviv Polytechnic University Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Department of Technology of Biologically Active...
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April 28, 2020

Travel Grant Recipient Alex Nyporko Attends DNA Damage, Mutation and Cancer Conference in Ventura, CA

Thanks to a grant from the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative I obtained a unique possibility to participate in the Gordon...
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April 17, 2020

Travel Grant Winner Lidiia Babenko Attends United European Gastroenterology Week in Barcelona

"For me as a young scientist, the experience of communicating with scientists whose articles I read and the opportunity to...
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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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March 10, 2020

The Adventurous Visit of Two Young Ukrainian Scientists to the University of Southern Mississippi and Oklahoma State University to Study Biotechnologically Promising Microorganisms

Earlier this year, Dr. Vira Hovorukha and Olesia Havryliuk, two young scientists of the Department of Extremophilic Microorganism Biology of...
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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 contamination The BIOsens story began in 2016, when the team took part in an IoT Hub Incubation program to realize their idea of ​​creating a biosensor that detects the presence of mycotoxins in crops. That year, BIOsens won Rockstart Answers, an event that brings together entrepreneurs working on solving local and global problems. After this the team participated in de:coded - a computer art festival in Lviv that for 3 days gathered amazing minds who work, live and breathe technology...
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