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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.


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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January 14, 2019

Deputy Minister Maksym Strikha: In 2019 the state for the first time with allocate funds for basic financing of science in universities – this step will be revolutionary for our science system

Source: https://mon.gov.ua/ua/news/na-2019-j-derzhava-vpershe-peredbachila-koshti-na-bazove-finansuvannya-nauki-v-universitetah-cej-krok-stane-revolyucijnim-dlya-nashoyi-naukovoyi-sistemi-zastupnik-ministra-maksim-striha The 2019 state budget of Ukraine will for the first time provide basic funding for science in higher...
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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)

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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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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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