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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 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 environment and plans to launch full production this year. Dmytro Bidiuk, from the Sumy National Agrarian University in northeasten Ukraine, has invented a bioplastic for packaging and is working on film and disposable tableware. Unlike conventional plastic tableware, they biodegrade without leaving harmful residual compounds. His products have won awards at several Ukrainian and international competitions and now Dmytro, together with his partners, is working on developing serial production in Sumy. - “For as long as I can remember,” Dmytro...
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