• 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 envisions providing support to Ukrainian students, researchers and entrepreneurs who wish to engage with the American biotech community through educational exchanges, attendance at conferences and participation in trade shows.

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January 2, 2020

Travel Grant Winner Oleksandr Kyrychenko Completes 4-Month Exchange Visit to the University of Kansas Medical Center

It is my pleasure to acknowledge the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative for the 2019 travel grant award. The financial support...
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December 10, 2019

Druid Drone – A Novel Approach to Mistletoe Control

What is Druid Drone?  Why is it needed?  How does it work By taking care of trees, we improve our...
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December 3, 2019

Precarpathian National University Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Hosts 40 Budding Scientists

The 7th Autumn Biochemistry School was held on Nov. 29-Dec. 1 Forty 8-11 graders from western Ukraine attended the 7th...
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November 18, 2019

Kateryna Vus: It’s Great to Team Up and Do Science for a Better Life!

Travel grant winner Kateryna Vus attends EMBO Workshop “Precision of Health: Molecular Basis, Technology and Digital Health” The EMBO Workshop...
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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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November 13, 2019

Travel Grant Winner Oleh Lushchak Attends Molecular Biology of Aging Conference in Groningen, Netherlands

After 10 years of virtual collaboration, Oleh finally met Professor Steve Simpson at the conference I would like to acknowledge...
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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 Ukraine. For comparison, approximately 1,200 are being conducted in neighboring Poland and 14,000 in the US. Here are some more numbers. On average, only 4 out of every 100,000 residents of Ukraine participate in clinical trials. In Poland the figure is 15, Germany – 21, US – 40, Switzerland – 70. One, but by far not the only reason why Ukraine lags behind in this area is the public misconception of clinical trials stemming from the myth that “foreign pharmaceutical...
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