• 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.

News

April 16, 2019

White paper: “Way forward for science in Ukraine: a perspective of the Ukrainian research diaspora”

A White Paper has been prepared by participants of the inaugural Forum of the Ukrainian Research Diaspora, held in Kyiv...
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April 15, 2019

Ukrainian Students Win 2 Golds at Golden Climate International Environmental Project Olympiad in Nairobi

The Ukrainian team took home two gold medals at the International Environmental Project Olympiad held in Nairobi, Kenya. The winners...
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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

USUF Biotech Initiative co-sponsors university biotech competition in Ukraine

April 2, 2019. Lviv, Ukraine – Forty talented university students came to Lviv today to compete in the second round...
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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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March 21, 2019

Emerging Biotech Leader Olha Brovarets attends 63rd Biophysical Society Meeting in Baltimore

Thousands of participants from around the world, from early career researchers to world renown scientists, hundreds of lectures and thousands...
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Spotlight

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 test to measure vitamin D levels in animals and humans. It’s comparable in quality to foreign tests but much cheaper. Today it’s being used for research on animals, but the inventors and their partners are aiming to start serial production of similar test systems and make them more accessible for patients. Ask the average Ukrainian what they know about vitamin D and they’ll tell you the body produces it from exposure to sunlight. That’s true. Many have also heard that...
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