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The international activity of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Varieties Examination is aimed to ensure integration into the global and European community regarding the plant variety property rights protection and to provide additional opportunities for sustainable development within the framework of European integration.

2017 

December 12, 2017

The Ukrainian Institute for Plant Varieties Examination hosted the Round Table "Ukraine and the Netherlands - experience and further cooperation concerning the plant varieties examination».





December 11, 2017

Officials of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination took part in the Round Table "Ukraine in the process of changes: Registration of plant variety property rights".





October 25–29, 2017

UIPVE staff remote training, organized by the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants at the e-learning center of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Детально

October 13, 2017

International Scientific and Practical Conference "Cultivated plants’ names –current status and harmonization in the UPOV system". The conference was attended by the representatives of M.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany NAS of Ukraine, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, M.M. Gryshko National Botanic Garden, National Dendrological Park "Sofiyivka" NAS of Ukraine, Uman National University of Horticulture, All-Ukrainian Scientific Institute of Breeding (VNIS), Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination and other.

Conference proceedings


September 20–22, 2017

Representative of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination participated in the seminar “DNA Methods and Variety Certification” (Kingdom of the Netherlands).





July 4–6, 2017

UIPVE at the International scientific and practical conference "Triticale - Crop of the XXI Century", organized by the Plant Production Institute nd. a. V. Ya. Yuryev NAAS of Ukraine. 146 scientists from Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Belarus participated in the Conference.










June 27–28, 2017

UIPVE at the International scientific and practical conference devoted to the 80th anniversary of the SE “State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties” of the Republic of Belarus in the city of Minsk and Nesvizh estate. 




June 16,  2017 

UIPVE representatives at the International Day of Field “Modern cereal varieties and technological aspects of their cultivation” held at the V.M. Remeslo Myronivka Institute of Wheat NAAS of Ukraine. More detailed information is available on the institute website.



June 08, 2017

The round table “Current State and Perspectives of the Plant Varieties Expertise Development in Ukraine”, devoted to the 15th anniversary of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination, was held on June 08.

The meeting was attended by UIPVE central and regional stuff, representatives of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences institutions, the National Academy of Sciences, as well as partners - companies and associations.

June 07, 2017

III International Scientific and Practical Conference “Global plant resources: current status and development perspectives”, devoted to the 15th anniversary of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination foundation. 254 scientists from Ukraine, Russian Federation, Moldova, Azerbaijan and Belarus attended the conference.  

Conference proceedings

May 25–26, 2017

UIPVE at the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Scientific approaches to innovative development of agribusiness under conditions of climate change” was held at the SE “Institute of cereal crops NAAS of Ukraine” with the support of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine and the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine.

295 scientists from Ukraine, Moldova, China, Belarus and Russian Federation attended the conference.  


May 22-24, 2017

UIPVE at the International Scientific-Practical Conference devoted to the 105th anniversary of the Prof. Zelensky M. A. birth, an outstanding scientist, breeder, Honored Worker of the Higher School, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences held on the basis of the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine. The conference was attended by 178 scientists from Ukraine, Russian Federation, Syria and Belarus.








April 21, 2017

UIPVE at the 5th International Scientific and Practical Conference of young scientists “Breeding, Genetics and Technologies for Crops Growing”, dedicated to the 105th anniversary of the V.M. Remeslo Myronivka Institute of Wheat NAAS of Ukraine and to the 15th anniversary of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination foundation, held at the Myronivka Institute of Wheat. The conference was attended by 353 scientists from Ukraine, Belarus and Russian Federation.



March 6 - April 9, 2017

UIPVE staff at the distance e-learning courses DL-205 “Introduction to the UPOV system of Plant Varieties Protection according to the UPOV Convention”; DL-305A Plant breeders’ rights administrating (Part A of DL-305 course: “Inspection of applications for breeders’ rights”); DL-305B BOC inspection (Part B of the DL-305 course: “Inspection of breeders’ rights”) and DL-305 “Inspection of applications for breeders’ rights” organized by the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants on the platform of the World Intellectual Property Organization e-learning center (WIPO). Employees of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination were trained in English on the above-mentioned courses and received certificates after exams. At the end of the training course UIPVE employees received certificates of completion.

2016 

December 14, 2016

UIPVE official meeting with the representatives of “American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine”, “Ukrainian Seed Society”, “Ukrainian Agribusiness Club”, “Ukrainian Seed Association”, seed growing commercial structures and NAAS research institutions.



November 18, 2016

Участь представників УІЕСР у Міжнародній науково-практичній конференції «Професор С. Л. Франкфурт (1866 – 1954) – видатний учений-агробіолог» у Національній науковій сільськогосподарській бібліотеці НААН. У заході взяли участь 145 учасників, серед яких Надзвичайні та Повноважні Посли Литовської Республіки, Держави Ізраїль, а також представники України, Росії, Таджикистану, Білорусі.








November 3, 2016

The convening of the 2nd International Scientific and Practical Internet Conference “Global plant resources: current status and perspectives for development”, which was attended by 216 participants from 44 institutions of Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and Russian Federation.

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October 4, 2016

UIPVE representatives at the International Field Day for sorghum cultivation on the SE “Raelin” demo field, “Aerodrom of Kyiv-Pivdenniy” Ltd., organized by “Raelin” (Ukraine), “RAGT Semences-Ukraine” (France), “Cajo Inc.” (USA).



September 29-30, 2016

UIPVE at the Vth International Scientific and Practical Conference of young scientists “The emerging technologies for crops cultivation” held at the Institute of Bioenergy Crops and Sugar Beet of NAAS with the support of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine and the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine.

125 scientists from Ukraine, Russian Federation, Moldova and Belarus participated in the conference.


September 26 - October 29, 2016

UIPVE staff at the distance e-learning course DL-205 “Introduction to the UPOV Plant Variety Protection System under the UPOV Convention”, organized by the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants on the platform of the World Intellectual Property e-learning center. At the end of the training course UIPVE employees received certificates of completion after proper exam in English.

August 17-19, 2016 (Ukraine-Belarus meeting)

Delegations of the SE “State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties” of the Republic of Belarus and Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination visited the Volyn region on a working visit within the framework of the Cooperation Program for the plant varieties examination. The Program of cooperation in the field of plant variety examination between the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination and the SE “State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties” of the Republic of Belarus for 2017-2021 was signed.



July 14, 2016

UIPVE participated in the III International Conference devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Experimental Station of Medicinal Plants of the Institute of Agroecology and Environmental Management of the NAAS “Medicinal Plants: Traditions and Prospects of Research”.




July 4-7, 2016

UIPVE representatives participated in the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Genetic and varietal diversity of plants for the improving of human life quality”, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the National Plant Gene bank, attended by 115 specialists from Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus.








June 16, 2016

UIPVE representatives participated in the International Field Day “Modern varieties of cereals and peculiarities of their cultivation technology” held on the basis of the V.M. Remeslo Myronivka Institute of Wheat NAAS of Ukraine.




June 8-11, 2016

UIPVE participated in the national agro-industrial event - XXVIII International Agro-Industrial Exhibition "AGRO-2016". Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma and the Golden Medal in the nomination “For significant contribution to the national resources of plant varieties formation, as the basis of country’s food security”.



May 25-26, 2016

UIPVE participated in the All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference of young scientists and specialists “The role of scientific researches in the innovative development of agrarian production in Ukraine” held on the basis of the Institute of Cereal Crops NAAS of Ukraine. The conference was attended by 97 scientists from Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus.









May 18-20, 2016

In the framework of the 11th Ukrainian-Belarus Working Group meeting on the mutual promotion of agricultural, food and other products on the both markets, delegation of the Republic of Belarus visited Kyiv.

On May 20, 2016, the UIPVE officials - Director Melnyk S.I., Deputy Directors Kyienko Z.B. and Tkachyk S.O., heads of the structural subdivisions met with Deputy Director of the SE “State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties” of the Republic of Belarus Semashko T.V. and General Director of RO “Belsenema” Nikolaienko P.V..

May 20, 2016

UIPVE during the business tour of the second day at the International Conference "Berries - Ukraine 2016" at “Adana 3” Ltd., Cherkasy region, v. Berezniaky




April 27-29, 2016

UIPVE delegation paid a visit to “Naktuinbouw” (the Neatherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture) in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Ukrainian side got acquainted with the system of plant varieties examination and registration in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in particular, participated in meetings with representatives of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Netherlands Plant Protection Board, “Naktuinbouw” and “Plantum” - the Dutch associations for the plant reproduction material sector.

April 21, 2016

The IV International Scientific and Practical Conference of young scientists “Selection, Genetics and Technology of Crops Growth” organized by the Young Scientists' Council of the V.M. Remeslo Myronivka Institute of Wheat NAAS of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination with the support of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine and the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine. “Seed Association of Ukraine” was the event partner. The conference was attended by 125 scientists from Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus.






2015

December 17, 2015

A round table discussion “Ukraine in the process of change for the better: protection of  the plant variety property rights” (Kyiv) with the participation of the representatives of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine, the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, the Department of Agriculture of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, the State Food Safety and Ukrainian Consumer Protection Institute, Department of Innovations and Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine, Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination, Ukrainian Seed Association, Union of Planting Material Manufacturers and Companies: Agrico, Agrotex, Beyo, True Tech, Graneks, Rijk Zwaan, Roseta Agro, Solana, the Institute of Horticulture of the NAAS of Ukraine (IH NAAS), Monsanto, Singenta, Bayer, HZPC, Pioneer.

November 8, 2015 (Ukrainian-Polish meeting)

The round table “State and prospects of bilateral cooperation development between Ukraine and the Republic of Poland in the field of examination and plant variety property rights protection” was held with the participation of the representatives of UIPVE and the Research Centre for Cultivar Testing of the Republic of Poland (COBORU). The Cooperation Plan in the field of plant variety examination and property rights protection was signed between the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination and the Research Centre for Cultivar Testing of the Republic of Poland (COBORU) for 2016-2020.

November 3, 2015

International Scientific and Practical Internet Conference “World Vegetable Resources: Status and Prospects for Development”, devoted to the 20th anniversary of Ukraine membership in the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV). The conference was attended by 100 scientists from Ukraine, the Netherlands, Germany, Belarus and Hungary.

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June 3-6, 2015

UIPVE participated in the national agro-industrial event - XXVII International Agro-Industrial Exhibition "AGRO-2015". Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma and the Golden Medal in the nomination “For significant contribution to the national resources of plant varieties formation, as the basis of country’s food security”.



2014 

June 4-7, 2014

UIPVE participated in the national agro-industrial event – XXVI International Agro-Industrial Exhibition "AGRO-2014". Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma.

2013 

June 17-21, 2013

The 42nd session of the UPOV Field Crop Technical Working Group in Ukraine (Kiev) attended by 58 foreign participants from the 30 UPOV-member countries. The participants visited Mankivskii RBS and M.M. Gryshko National Botanic Garden NAS of Ukraine during the workshop.



May 22-25, 2013

UIPVE took part in the national agro-industrial event – XXV International Agro-Industrial Exhibition “AGRO-2013”. Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma.

 In 2013, the Cooperation Program 2014-2016 for the plant varieties examination was signed between the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination and the SE “State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties” of the Republic of Belarus.

2012 

September 5-8, 2012

UIPVE participated in the national agro-industrial event – XXIV International Agro-Industrial Exhibition "AGRO-2012". Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma.

On September 5, 2012, the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination organized a seminar "Formation of the national varieties resources for Ukrainian food security”.

August 20-23, 2012

Representatives of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination visited the Republic of Belarus to implement the Cooperation Program 2011-2013 in the field of plant varieties examination between the UIPVE and the SE “State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties” of the Republic of Belarus. During the visit, meetings took place in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus, SE “State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties” and delegation reviewed the activities of the “Nesvizhskaia” examination institution.

July 12-13, 2012

The First International Scientific and Practical Conference “Current State and Prospect of the Plant Variety Resources Formation in Ukraine”. The conference was attended by 287 participants from Ukraine, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Russia.





July 9-13, 2012

UIPVE representative visited the National Inter-professional Union on Seed and Plant (GNIS) of the Republic of France. Practical varietal post-control certification of oilseeds (sunflower) was studied during the visit. Additional information regarding the work of the competent authorities of France in the field of plant variety rights protection - Official Organization for Variety Evaluation, Seed Analysis and Seed Testing (GEVES) and the Official Control and Certification Service (SOC) was received. UIPVE official attended a working meeting with the representatives of the profile Ministry.

January 14, 2012

UIPVE participated in the International Scientific and Practical Conference “The role of spring vegetation recovery time in the life of wintering plants”. The conference was attended by 51 scientists from Ukraine and Russian Federation.





2011 

July 28, 2011

Visit of the UIPVE representatives to Kholodnoiarskoi and Mankivskoi variety research stations (Republic of Belarus). The Program of Cooperation 2011-2013 in the field of plant varieties examination was signed between the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination and the SE “State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties” of the Republic of Belarus.

June 4-11, 2011

UIPVE officials working visit to the Bundessortsenamt (Federal Republic of Germany) and to the Research Centre for Cultivar Testing (COBORU, Poland) with the purpose to study the experience in agricultural plant varieties coding.

June 2-5, 2011

UIPVE participated in the national event – the XXIІІ International Agro-industrial exhibition "AGRO-2011". Ukrainian Institute of Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma.

May 22-25, 2011

Representatives of the Research Centre for Cultivar Testing (COBORU, Poland) visited Ukraine. Within the visit framework, on May 23, 2011, the Action Plan 2011-2015 in the field of plant varieties examination and plant variety property rights protection was signed between the UIPVE and COBORU.


2010

June 29-30, 2010

UIPVE representatives participated in the Third meeting of the joint Russian-Ukrainian working group devoted to seed production (Moscow, Russian Federation), headed by V.A. Khadzhimatov, co-chairman of the joint Russian-Ukrainian working group for seed production, and with the representatives of the state system for plant variety property rights protection participation.

June 21-26, 2010

Representatives of the State System for the Plant Varieties Property Rights Protection participated in the profile Workshop (Slupia Wielka, Poland) and in the Field Training on the DUS testing of Vegetable and Crops. The event was organized by the European Commission (TAIEX).

June 15-19, 2010

UIPVE participated in the national event – the XXIІ International Agro-industrial exhibition "AGRO-2010". Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma.

June 13-19, 2010

UIPVE experts participated in the Bundessortsenamt Training in the Federal Republic of Germany (Nossen, Scharnhorst) devoted to DUS testing.

May 17-23, 2010

UIPVE Director visited the Institute of Food Safety RIKILT (Kingdom of the Netherlands) within the framework of the project “Development of the plan for transgenic crops regulation in Ukraine”.

2009

September 22-25, 2009

In accordance with Protocol the 3rd of the Ukrainian-Hungarian Working Agricultural Group on May 22, 2009, the Chief Expert of the Agriculture Management Bureau Mr. Joseph Chapo (Hungary) visited Ukrainian state system for plant variety property right protection. Within the framework of the visit Mr. Joseph Chapo met with the officials of the State Plant Variety Service, the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination, and to explore the local DUS-test procedure visited Yakimivsku State Variety Research Station.

September 22-23, 2009

Training for the specialists of state system for plant variety property rights protection was held on the basis of the State Service for Plant Variety Property Rights Protection, the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination and the Kirovograd State Plant Variety Testing Station, with the participation of representatives of the Official Control and Certification Service and the Arvalis Institute of Plant Production (France).

June 11-14, 2009

UIPVE participated in the national event – the XXI International Agro-industrial exhibition "AGRO-2009". Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma.

June 9-11, 2009

UIPVE participated in the regional training on the plant varieties protection, in accordance with the UPOV convention for some European countries, which was held in the city of Chisinau (Moldova).

2008

June 10-13, 2008

UIPVE participated in the national event – the XX International Agro-industrial exhibition "AGRO-2008". Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination was awarded the Diploma.

2007

September 3-6, 2007

The delegation of the Ukrainian Institute for Plant Variety Examination participated in the 25th session of the Technical Working Group on Automation and Computer Programs (TWC) of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) (Sibiu, Romania).

July 2-6, 2007

UIPVE officials and experts participated in the 40th session of the Technical Working Group on Ornamental and Forest Trees (TWO) of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (Kunming, China), as a part of Ukrainian delegation.

May 28 - June 1, 2007

The UIPVE delegation participated in the 36th session of the Technical Working Group on Field Crops (TWA) of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) in Budapest, Hungary.

2006

July 3-7, 2006

UIPVE officials and experts participated in the work of the 35th session of the Technical Working Group on Field Crops of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) in Beijing (China), as a part of Ukrainian delegation.

April 3-7, 2006

UIPVE officials and experts participated in the work of the 42nd Session of the Technical Committee, the 53rd session of the Administrative and Legal Committee, the 71st session of the Advisory Committee and the 23rd special session of the Council of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) (Geneva, Switzerland), as a part of Ukrainian delegation.

2005

UIPVE officials and experts participated in the International Symposium “The Plant Variety Property Rights Protection in Ukraine. The path to the European Union”. A Memorandum of Understanding between the State Service for the Plant Variety Property Rights Protection and the EU Plant Variety Office (OPVO) was signed.

2004

May 31 - June 5, 2004

UIPVE experts working visit to the German Agricultural Crop Testing Center BSA (Bundessortenamt) (Hanover) in the framework of the Agreement implementation between the State Service for Plant Variety Property Rights Protection and the German Agricultural Crop Testing Center of BSA on the plant variety property rights protection training for Ukrainian experts from June 01, 2004.

2003

September 21-23, 2003

The First International Scientific and Practical Conference “Plant Variety Intellectual Property Rights. Ways of harmonization and development” with the participation of the State Commission of Russia for Testing and Breeding Achievements Protection, the State Inspection of the Republic of Belarus for the plant varieties protection, the State Center for Testing of Plant Varieties, UIPVE specialists and others. A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Ukrainian State Service for Plant Variety Property Rights Protection, the State Commission of Russia for Testing and Breeding Achievements Protection, the State Inspection of the Republic of Belarus for the Testing and Plant Varieties Protection, the State Commission for Variety Testing of Agricultural Crops of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the collective actions in the single economic space in the field of intellectual property rights protection for plant varieties and their civilian circulation.



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