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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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December 7, 2020

National University of Food Technologies Student Anatolii Mishchuk Attends 20th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (Virtual)

"virtual conferences are a place where a student can gain incredible knowledge" I had the great opportunity to be a...
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November 30, 2020

Researchers from Precarpathian University Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Participate in Mechanisms of Aging Meeting (Virtual) at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Mechanisms of Aging Meeting, Sept 22-25, 2020 The format of the event was new for...
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November 19, 2020

GIST Innovates Ukraine Program Engages Innovators, Showcases Success

From our partners at the U.S. Department of State GIST Network:  https://www.gistnetwork.org/gist-innovates-ukraine-program-engages-innovators-showcases-success GIST Innovates Ukraine A Program to Catalyze Entrepreneurship...
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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 16, 2020

Sumy State University & IEEE Nanotechnology Council Hold Online International Conference “Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties”

Like most conferences these days the 2020 IEEE International Conference on "Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties" (NAP-2020), hosted by Sumy State...
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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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October 30, 2020

Lviv Polytechnic University Department of Technology of Biologically Active Substances, Pharmacy and Biotechnology Holds its 78th Student Scientific Conference Online

On October 27 the Lviv Polytechnic University Department of Technology of Biologically Active Substances, Pharmacy and Biotechnology held its 78th...
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genomic imprinting
October 27, 2020

“Perhaps One Day I Will Also Be an Excellent Speaker and Will Be Able to Share My Experience and Knowledge With Others” – Sofiia Petroshenko

Earlier this month I had the great opportunity to participate in the first interdisciplinary conference Genomic Imprinting - from Biology...
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Spotlights

September 14, 2018

Can Bioinformatics be a Gateway for a Biotech Surge in Ukraine?

As part of its Biotechnology Initiative, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) will be supporting the single-cell RNABIO & organoids conference and workshops to be held at Unit.City innovation...
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Spotlight

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 in Ukraine. Although the coronavirus pandemic meant the event could not be held in person at the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, the online format did allow for a more international audience. A committee reviewed nearly 200 projects submitted from across Ukraine and selected 56 to participate in the finals.  The presentations were then judged by an international jury of experts from Ukraine, China, Australia, Israel and the US that included friends of the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative: John DesRosier,...
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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.

Проект "Біотехнологічна ініціатива" Фундації 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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