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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.


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 7, 2019

Call for Abstracts for the 5th Annual BTRP Ukraine Regional One Health Research Symposium is open now!

The 5th Annual BTRP Ukraine Regional One Health Research Symposium (2020 ROHRS) is organized within the Biological Threat Reduction Program...
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October 31, 2019

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

On Oct. 22, 2019 the Department of Technology of Biologically Active Substances, Pharmacy and Biotechnology of Lviv Polytechnic University held...
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October 23, 2019

Travel Grant Winner Tetiana Ivanova Attends Biogas Training in Germany

Stuttgart and Southern Germany, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2, 2019 The training group with Michael Köttner and Winfried Vees, the...
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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 18, 2019

Travel Grant Winner Viktoriya Havryliak Attends Biotech Conference in Stockholm

Thanks to a grant from the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative, I got the opportunity to participate in the 5th International...
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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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