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May 3, 2019

Student Biotech Startup School held in Kyiv

Twenty-seven Ukrainian students and their supervisors gathered in the historic Pushcha-Vodytsia neighborhood of Kyiv in late April for a week-long...
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April 26, 2019

The Future of the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone

It seems that almost everyone is familiar with at least one or two myths and legends about the Chornobyl Exclusion...
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April 19, 2019

Young Ukrainian scientist invents a cheaper vitamin D test

Anna Mazanova of the Palladin Institute of Biochemistry of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of Ukraine has created a...
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April 18, 2019

Biotech Initiative Signs Memorandum of Cooperation with “Up To Future” Technology Transfer Office

The US-Ukraine Foundation continues to expand its Biotech Initiative network with the recent signing of a memorandum on cooperation with...
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April 16, 2019

White paper: “Way forward for science in Ukraine: a perspective of the Ukrainian research diaspora”

A White Paper has been prepared by participants of the inaugural Forum of the Ukrainian Research Diaspora, held in Kyiv...
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April 15, 2019

Ukrainian Students Win 2 Golds at Golden Climate International Environmental Project Olympiad in Nairobi

The Ukrainian team took home two gold medals at the International Environmental Project Olympiad held in Nairobi, Kenya. The winners...
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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...
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April 2, 2019

USUF Biotech Initiative supports university biotech competition in Ukraine

April 2, 2019. Lviv, Ukraine – Forty talented university students came to Lviv today to compete in the second round...
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April 2, 2019

Sumy scientist invents environmentally friendly packaging

Dmytro Bidiuk, an inventor from the Ukrainian city of Sumy, created packaging for food products that does not harm the...
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March 21, 2019

Emerging Biotech Leader Olha Brovarets attends 63rd Biophysical Society Meeting in Baltimore

Thousands of participants from around the world, from early career researchers to world renown scientists, hundreds of lectures and thousands...
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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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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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