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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.


November 27, 2018

What reforms are needed in Ukrainian science and technology? (in Ukrainian)

Так що ж треба реформувати в науково-технологічній сфері України? Source: Commons.com.ua Олександр Попович 15 листопада в газеті «Голос України» з’явилася стаття народного...
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November 27, 2018

Ukrainian science: to be or not to be (in Ukrainian)

Бути чи не бути українській науці Source: Journal of social criticism 'Commons' Олександр Попович Професійним моїм обов’язком, як і колег...
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November 15, 2018

Kyiv Post: Ukraine’s taxpayers to finance state startup fund with $1.8 million budget

A robot (in fact, an exhibition participant dressed as one) entertains iForum guests in Kyiv on May 25, 2017. Every...
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November 15, 2018

USUF Honors Ukrainian Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) held an awards ceremony in Kyiv honoring more than 20 emerging leaders in the field of...
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November 14, 2018

Biotech & Pharma Cluster Lviv – union for development: University signed a memorandum on the creation of a biotechnology cluster

Source: Lviv Polytechnic University For over a year Lviv scientists and entrepreneurs collaborated to create Biotech & Pharma Cluster Lviv....
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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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April 9, 2019

Kombucha: The Microbial Astronaut

In 2014-2016, a Ukrainian ecotype of kombucha spent more than two years in space as part of the European Space Agency’s BIOlogy and Mars Experiment (BIOMEX). Read more about this remarkable ‘Microbial Astronaut’ in an article by Dr. Natalia Kozyrovska, Senior Staff Scientist at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.     Kombucha, every grandmother’s favorite ‘tea fungus’ health drink, is taking the world by storm and gaining popularity among the health conscious. But not everyone knows that kombucha is a cocktail of beneficial microbial products, a culture of bacteria and...
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