• 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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July 18, 2019

Svitlana Bilous Attends 2019 IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference in Raleigh, NC

The population of the planet is increasing, people are using more and more wood products and a large number of...
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July 17, 2019

Ukrainian Students Shine at the Genius Olympiad in Oswego, NY

Andriy Horbonos from Dnipro won a silver medal at the Genius Olympiad in Oswego, NY and two other Ukrainian students...
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July 17, 2019

Emerging Biotech Leader Volodymyr Shablii Attends Stem Cell Conference in Los Angeles

The travel grant provided by the US-Ukraine Foundation allowed me to attend the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)...
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July 11, 2019

Ukrainian Government Launches National Startup Fund

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Finance Minister Oksana Markarova announced the launch of the Ukrainian Startup Fund at a...
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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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July 8, 2019

Dariya Loseva, co-founder of MyHelix: How to Start a Science Startup in Ukraine

Interview by Bionity.Space Lots of people think starting a biology startup in Ukraine is a mission impossible. But we disagree....
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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 Sciences of Ukraine  are working on developing a unique technique that, if successful, would restore the heart after a heart attack. According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally. An estimated 17.9 million people died from cardiovascular diseases in 2016. Of those deaths, 85% were due to heart attacks and strokes. In Ukraine alone, there are 40,000 cases of heart attacks each year. The most common cause is the narrowing of vessels that...
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