FIRST BIOTECH CON 2019: FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES

FIRST BIOTECH CON 2019: FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES

On May 17-18, 2019 Biotech Con's first Biotech Convent was held in Ukraine. The event was held at the Kiev National University of Technology and Design, the main goal of which was to combine the efforts of regional, all-ukrainian and international groups of students, scientists, teachers, government bodies and investors to implement biotech projects on the basis of established platforms and clusters. A representative from the Dnipropetrovsk region acted as associate professor of the technology of storage and processing of agricultural products, head of the council of young scientists DSAEU Mikolenko Svetlana.

During the Biotech Convention, the history of the emergence and development of biotechnology in the world and Ukraine, the experience of transfer of biotechnology in the USA from idea to financial stability was considered. The participants with the help of facilitators of the event developed a map of sustainable development of Ukrainian biotechnology in 2025 and planned a matrix of actions, identified the risks and barriers that are on the path to the successful development of biotechnology in Ukraine. Separately, interesting scientific projects aimed at the development of agriculture, food and biotechnology, medicine of the future were developed, synchronized with joint actions of scientists, talented youth, representatives of business and authorities on the implementation of a roadmap for the development of Ukrainian biotechnologies for 2019-2020. Participation of DSAEU in the event will allow to expand resource support of the project activity of the University by attracting our scientific and pedagogical workers and students to actual scientific research for the sake of a better future.

The Council of Young Scientists DSAEU,

Faculty of Engineering and Technology