• 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.


March 10, 2020

The Adventurous Visit of Two Young Ukrainian Scientists to the University of Southern Mississippi and Oklahoma State University to Study Biotechnologically Promising Microorganisms

Earlier this year, Dr. Vira Hovorukha and Olesia Havryliuk, two young scientists of the Department of Extremophilic Microorganism Biology of...
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March 1, 2020

Ukrainian Technology Transfer Managers Share Their US Experience With Colleagues

On Feb 20, the participants of the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative Technology Transfer Study Tour shared what they learned during...
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February 24, 2020

Travel Grant Recipient Viktoriya Pyeshkova Attends 2nd World Congress on Biosensors and Bioelectronics in Singapore

Thanks to the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative, I participated in the 2nd World Congress on Biosensors and Bioelectronics on 27-28...
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January 31, 2020

Travel Grants for Ukrainian Biotech Researchers

Apply by Feb. 28! With the aim to enhance the strength and visibility of Ukraine’s biotechnology research sector, the US-Ukraine...
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January 30, 2020

GIST Innovates Ukraine – Taking Invention From Lab to Market!

https://www.gistnetwork.org/gist-innovates-ukraine The U.S. State Department Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs GIST initiative will be offering a...
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January 22, 2020

Travel Grant Winner Bohdan Ostash Attends 3rd International Conference on Natural Product Discovery and Development in the Genomic Era

I am honored to acknowledge the US-Ukraine Biotech Initiative for the 2019 travel award which allowed me to present the...
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January 10, 2020

Ukrainian Technology Transfer Professionals Visit the University of Georgia, USA

As the university’s research productivity continues to increase, so does our ability to make a positive impact on our state,...
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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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Nanobot Medical Animation Studio
August 13, 2020

Nanobot Medical – The Ukrainian Scientific Storytelling Company Revealing the Beauty of Science

Nanobot Medical Animation Studio In 2010 Ukrainian data scientist Yuriy Sviridenko made a video of a DNA repair nanorobot for one of his research projects and posted it on YouTube. At the time nobody else was making those kinds of videos and it became an instant hit. After it caught the attention of National Geographic Yuriy decided to switch gears and take up scientific animation professionally. He launched Nanobot Medical Animation Studio in Ukraine in 2014. The Ukrainian market, however, wasn't developed enough for the quality of videos they were producing. He needed to find clients with bigger budgets - those in...
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