• 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 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.


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 co-sponsors 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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January 14, 2019

Deputy Minister Maksym Strikha: In 2019 the state for the first time with allocate funds for basic financing of science in universities – this step will be revolutionary for our science system

Source: https://mon.gov.ua/ua/news/na-2019-j-derzhava-vpershe-peredbachila-koshti-na-bazove-finansuvannya-nauki-v-universitetah-cej-krok-stane-revolyucijnim-dlya-nashoyi-naukovoyi-sistemi-zastupnik-ministra-maksim-striha The 2019 state budget of Ukraine will for the first time provide basic funding for science in higher...
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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 zone (ChEZ). While visiting it one might expect to see spooky abandoned villages and towns, run across mutant creatures and maybe even find glowing radioactive substances. But what is the truth?  Moreover, does this huge territory - comparable in size to Luxembourg or the US state of Rhode Island - have a future? Is Ukraine deriving any gains from or facing problems connected with the ChEZ? I will do my best to answer these and other questions. The territory of...
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