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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.

News

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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February 24, 2020

Travel Grant Recipient Viktoriya Pyeshkova Attends 2nd World Congress on Biosensors and Bioelectronics in Singapore

Thanks to the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative, I participated in the 2nd World Congress on Biosensors and Bioelectronics on 27-28...
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January 31, 2020

Travel Grants for Ukrainian Biotech Researchers

Apply by Feb. 28! With the aim to enhance the strength and visibility of Ukraine’s biotechnology research sector, the US-Ukraine...
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January 30, 2020

GIST Innovates Ukraine – Taking Invention From Lab to Market!

https://www.gistnetwork.org/gist-innovates-ukraine The U.S. State Department Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs GIST initiative will be offering a...
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January 22, 2020

Travel Grant Winner Bohdan Ostash Attends 3rd International Conference on Natural Product Discovery and Development in the Genomic Era

I am honored to acknowledge the US-Ukraine Biotech Initiative for the 2019 travel award which allowed me to present the...
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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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