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Biopharma to open biology school on July 1

21 February , 2024  

Biopharma (Kyiv) plans to open a biology school on July 1 in Bila Tserkva (Kyiv region), where the company’s main production facilities are located, said Konstantin Efimenko, president and co-owner of the company, member of the Council for Support of Entrepreneurship under Martial Law (Council of Seven).

“Our goal is to popularize biology at school; create a base for preparing the Ukrainian team for participation in the International Biology Olympiads; organize a place for the practical round of the All-Ukrainian Biology Olympiad; become one of the leaders at the International Olympiads,” Yefymenko wrote on Facebook on Wednesday.

According to him, by July 1, Biopharma plans to create a team of 10 best teachers in various fields of biology, form classes for theoretical and practical classes, and fill them with the necessary equipment, including pH meters, systems for the isolation of RNA/DNA nucleic acids, biological, digital, digital microscopes, immunohistochemistry equipment, CO2 incubators, gas and liquid chromatographs, Dewar cryostorage, etc.

It is expected that classes at the Bioschool will be available for 30-40 best biology students in grades 8-11, and scholarships will be provided for teachers who have taught the winners of the All-Ukrainian Olympiad and winners.

The Bioschool project aims to create a school biology classroom as a product with subsequent installation in Ukrainian schools, as well as online lectures for free access.