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December 11, 2020

GIST Innovates Ukraine Holds Demo Day of Early Stage Science and Tech Startups

GIST Innovates Ukraine What better way to highlight the fantastic ideas coming out of the Ukrainian science and technology innovation...
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December 7, 2020

National University of Food Technologies Student Anatolii Mishchuk Attends 20th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (Virtual)

"virtual conferences are a place where a student can gain incredible knowledge" I had the great opportunity to be a...
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November 30, 2020

Researchers from Precarpathian University Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Participate in Mechanisms of Aging Meeting (Virtual) at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Mechanisms of Aging Meeting, Sept 22-25, 2020 The format of the event was new for...
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November 19, 2020

GIST Innovates Ukraine Program Engages Innovators, Showcases Success

From our partners at the U.S. Department of State GIST Network:  https://www.gistnetwork.org/gist-innovates-ukraine-program-engages-innovators-showcases-success GIST Innovates Ukraine A Program to Catalyze Entrepreneurship...
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November 19, 2020

Sikorsky Challenge Startup Competition 2020 Winners Announced

Nov. 3-13, 2020 Held annually since 2012, the Sikorsky Challenge Startup Competition has been a leading platform for showcasing innovations...
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November 16, 2020

Sumy State University & IEEE Nanotechnology Council Hold Online International Conference “Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties”

Like most conferences these days the 2020 IEEE International Conference on "Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties" (NAP-2020), hosted by Sumy State...
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November 9, 2020

Valentyn Frechka: The Ukrainian Student Transforming Fallen Leaves Into Paper

Photo: Facebook - Valentyn Frechka Several years ago, Valentyn Frechka, then a high school student and member of the Junior...
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October 30, 2020

Lviv Polytechnic University Department of Technology of Biologically Active Substances, Pharmacy and Biotechnology Holds its 78th Student Scientific Conference Online

On October 27 the Lviv Polytechnic University Department of Technology of Biologically Active Substances, Pharmacy and Biotechnology held its 78th...
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October 27, 2020

“Perhaps One Day I Will Also Be an Excellent Speaker and Will Be Able to Share My Experience and Knowledge With Others” – Sofiia Petroshenko

Earlier this month I had the great opportunity to participate in the first interdisciplinary conference Genomic Imprinting - from Biology...
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October 2, 2020

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Student Yaroslav Zaplatnikov Participates in Genetic Analysis of Population-Based Association Studies Course

I am extremely grateful to BioUkraine for such a great opportunity to visit the Advanced Course on "Genetic Analysis of...
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November 15, 2019

Clinical Trials in Ukraine: An Opportunity Waiting to be Discovered

The pros and cons of conducting clinical trials in Ukraine More than 500 clinical trials are currently being performed in...
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October 21, 2019

Meet the Ukrainian Scientists Developing Biotechnologies to Detoxify Environments

Department of Extremophilic Microorganism Biology, Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology A visit to Dr. Oleksandr Tashyrev’s office at the...
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October 14, 2019

Sounding the Alarm on Forest Loss in Ukraine

Our planet’s forests are facing challenges that will have a major impact on the environment. Ecosystems are already changing, but...
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July 11, 2019

Meet the Ukrainian scientists working to ‘roll back’ a heart attack

Dr. Oksana Piven and her colleagues at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics (IMBG) of the National Academy of...
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July 8, 2019

Dariya Loseva, co-founder of MyHelix: How to Start a Science Startup in Ukraine

Interview by Bionity.Space Lots of people think starting a biology startup in Ukraine is a mission impossible. But we disagree....
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May 10, 2019

Scientists in Ivano-Frankivsk tackling age-related diseases and deforestation

Dr. Lushchak has been recognized by the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation’s Biotech Initiative (BI) for leadership in his field. We sat down...
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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 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

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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December 11, 2020

GIST Innovates Ukraine Holds Demo Day of Early Stage Science and Tech Startups

GIST Innovates Ukraine What better way to highlight the fantastic ideas coming out of the Ukrainian science and technology innovation space than to showcase 18 of the most promising startup teams? That is exactly what occurred on Tuesday the 1st of December, 2020. The 8-week GIST Innovates Ukraine program culminated with a demo day, providing the program participants with a virtual  audience to present their solutions and business plans. The audience included ecosystem partners, program contributors, program instructors, and corporate partners. As lead GIST Innovates Ukraine instructor, Heath Naquin from VentureWell, pointed out, the GIST Innovates Ukraine program has become...
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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.

Завдяки своїй Біотехнологічній ініціативі Фундація "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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