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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

January 14, 2019

Ukrainian scientists in 2018 renew cooperation with Poland and expand bilateral projects

Source: https://mon.gov.ua/ua/news/2018-go-ukrayinski-vcheni-rozshirili-vikonannya-dvostoronnih-naukovih-proektiv-za-rahunok-vidnovlennya-spivpraci-z-polsheyu Last year the number of bilateral research projects including Ukrainian scientists increased after the resumption of a joint...
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January 10, 2019

Under the radar: New breed of Ukrainian tech entrepreneurs seek success in global markets (part 1)

By Mike Buryk, member of the US-Ukraine Foundation Advisory Board Although enjoying a growing reputation as a global powerhouse for...
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December 14, 2018

MON holds seminar on protecting intellectual property rights and commercialization (in Ukrainian)

Source: У МОН ПРОВЕЛИ СЕМІНАР ЩОДО ЗАХИСТУ ПРАВ ІНТЕЛЕКТУАЛЬНОЇ ВЛАСНОСТІ ТА ЇЇ КОМЕРЦІАЛІЗАЦІЇ Some 130 employees of institutions of higher...
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December 7, 2018

Deborah Fairlamb, launch coordinator for the Ukrainian National Startup Fund: “There are more Western investors in Ukraine than it seems.”

After a career in international private banking (Merrill Lynch, UBS, Bank of Georgia), US executive Deborah Fairlamb came to Ukraine...
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November 27, 2018

What reforms are needed in Ukrainian science and technology? (in Ukrainian)

Так що ж треба реформувати в науково-технологічній сфері України? Source: Commons.com.ua Олександр Попович 15 листопада в газеті «Голос України» з’явилася стаття народного...
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November 27, 2018

Ukrainian science: to be or not to be (in Ukrainian)

Бути чи не бути українській науці Source: Journal of social criticism 'Commons' Олександр Попович Професійним моїм обов’язком, як і колег...
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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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