With the aim of contributing to the success of Ukraine's scientists and enhancing the visibility of the country's biotechnology sector, the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative will provide grants to help defray the cost of publication of articles in international peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as the cost of professional editing services for the submitted article.

Grant applications will be accepted on a rolling basis (until funds have been fully allocated) and reviewed within two weeks of submission.

Maximum grant amount: $3,000 

The grant in the amount of the publication fee + editing fee will be paid directly to the journal/editor.


-Biotechnology researcher currently residing in Ukraine
-First author or corresponding author of an English-language manuscript that has been submitted, peer-reviewed and accepted for publication at time of application

Application Requirements:

a) Application form - download here
b) CV that includes complete list of publications

Documents should be in pdf format with file names beginning with the applicant's last name:

a) Shevchenko-Biotech-Publication-Grant-Application
b) Shevchenko-CV-2021

To apply, email the required documents to biotech [@] usukraine.org with the subject: "Publication grant application"

Publication Grant Winners

Oleksandr Zinenko, Leading Researcher & Associate Professor, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Toxins - PLA2 Inhibitor Varespladib as an Alternative to the Antivenom Treatment for Bites from Nikolsky’s Viper Vipera berus nikolskii
(MDPI Toxins) ------- Read more

Mariia Rybak, Research Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of NAS of Ukraine
Discovery of novel antituberculosis agents among 3-phenyl-5-(1-phenyl-1H-[1,2,3]triazol-4-yl)-[1,2,4]oxadiazole derivatives targeting aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases (Scientific Reports) ------- Read more

Orysia Makar, Ph.D. student, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Bacterial Endophytes of Spring Wheat Grains and the Potential to Acquire Fe, Cu, and Zn under Their Low Soil Bioavailability (MDPI Biology) ------- Read more

Volodymyr Deineka, Ph.D student, Biomedical Research Center, Medical Institute, Sumy State University
Hemostatic and Tissue Regeneration Performance of Novel Electrospun Chitosan-Based Materials (MDPI Biomedicines) ------- Read more

Maksym Pogorielov, Head of Biomedical Research Center, Sumy State University
Complementary Effect of Non-Persistent Silver Nano-Architectures and Chlorhexidine on Infected Wound Healing (MDPI Biomedicines) ------- Read more

Margarita Marchuk, Neurologist, Kyiv City Clinical Hospital №4
Sarcotubular Myopathy Due to Novel TRIM32 Mutation in Association with Multiple Sclerosis (MDPI Brain Sciences) ------- Read more

Yulia Goshovska, Senior Scientist, Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, NAS of Ukraine
Induction of Glutathione Synthesis Provides Cardioprotection Regulating NO, AMPK and PPARa Signaling in Ischemic Rat Hearts