• 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.

News

July 7, 2020

Taras Shevchenko University Student Ihor Stepanov Participates in Bioelectronics, Biosensors and Biochips Virtual Meeting

Three words describe the C3B-20 (Bioelectronics, Biosensors and Biochips) Virtual Scientific Meeting: modernity, universality, liberality. The first session was the...
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June 12, 2020

Publication Grant Winner Oleksandr Zinenko’s Article Published in Toxins Journal

Towards a new snakebite treatment in Ukraine Until recently I was not involved in medical studies or drug development. But...
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May 8, 2020

Travel Grant Recipient Serhii Pankivskyi Participates in CSHL Virtual Genome Organization & Nuclear Function Meeting

Genome Organization & Nuclear Function, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory The Virtual Genome Organization & Nuclear Function meeting (April 28 –...
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April 30, 2020

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Ukrainian Student Biotechnology and Bioengineering Competition

For the second year in a row, the Lviv Polytechnic University Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Department of Technology of Biologically Active...
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April 28, 2020

Travel Grant Recipient Alex Nyporko Attends DNA Damage, Mutation and Cancer Conference in Ventura, CA

Thanks to a grant from the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative I obtained a unique possibility to participate in the Gordon...
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April 17, 2020

Travel Grant Winner Lidiia Babenko Attends United European Gastroenterology Week in Barcelona

"For me as a young scientist, the experience of communicating with scientists whose articles I read and the opportunity to...
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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 could eat, and at affordable prices. But Ukrainian consumers are becoming increasingly health-conscious and now alongside imports one can easily find domestic products that are gluten-free, sugar-free, lactose-free, meat-free and everything in between at specialty shops and local grocery stores. This summer another product was added to the shelves: hypoallergenic A2 milk - a variety of cows' milk that mostly lacks a form of β-casein proteins called A1. It's sold mostly in Australia, China, New Zealand, the UK and US. The...
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