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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 20, 2020

UF Incubator Startups Pitch to a Panel of Judges from Ukraine, Poland and the US

Ukraine's students regularly bring home medals from international science competitions, and now they're also learning to put on their business...
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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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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 Svidinenko made a video of a DNA repair nanorobot for...
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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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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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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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