Group of Technology Transfer, Innovation and Intellectual Property
Iryna I. Khomenko
Education and Degrees:
1994–1995 Accountant, Pryluky branch of Î.N.C. of Ministry of Statistics of Ukraine
1995–2001 Engineer-Mechanic, National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”
1999–2001 Marketing Specialist, National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”
2000 Specialist on Realty, Business, Property Expert Evaluation, Training Center of “EXPERT-L”, State Property Fund of Ukraine
2001 Course: “Introduction to Intellectual Property”, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
2003–2004 Intellectual Property Expert, Inter-branch Institute for Professional Development, National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”
2010 Patent Agent, State Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
1995–1996 Second Accountant, “Almagest Ltd” firm, Kyiv, Ukraine
1996 Accountant-cashier, “Prigov and Partners” Patent Agency, Kyiv, Ukraine
1996–2003 Patent Engineer, “Vepol” Patent Agency, Kyiv, Ukraine
2003–2007 Head of the Laboratory of Technology Transfer, Innovation and Intellectual Property, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine
since 2007 Head of the Department of Industrial Property Researches, Center of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine
since 2007 Research Scientist, Laboratory of Technology Transfer, Innovation and Intellectual Property, IMBG NASU, Kyiv, Ukraine
Group of Technology Transfer, Innovation and Intellectual Property is engaged in obtaining and protecting the rights for the objects of intellectual property, created at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of NASU. During the years since the Institute was founded, the achievements of the scientists resulted in/were crowned with two discoveries, certified by the State Committee of Discoveries and Inventions of the USSR.
The notable scientists, Academicians of the NASU, made these discoveries.
- Certificate for invention N 340 "Property of exogenous DNA (desoxyribonucleic acids) to induce selective mutations of genes" by S.M. Gershenzon.
- Certificate for invention N 367 "Property of specific proteins producent cells to change the synthesis of transport RNA in course of differentiation" by G.Kh. Matsuka, A.V.El'skaya.
The discoveries were made in the following fields:
- Genetic engineering and novel biotechnologies.
- Cells - producents of biologically active compounds, drugs and others.
- Synthetic compounds - antiviral, antitumoral, immunomodulating and other therapeutic agents.
- Varieties/Lines and technologies for agro industrial complex.
For forty years the scientists of the IMBG NASU have received more the 250 provisional patents (inventor’s certificates, patents of Ukraine, international applications, submitted according to the Patent Cooperation Treaty). Also, a number of innovations, proposed to upsurge scientific research efficiency, have been registered.
During the last few years, according to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), the Institute has submitted several international applications, in particular, “Synthesis, pharmaceutical composition and method of application of (2’– 5’) oligoadenylate analogues”, by Z. Yu. Tkachuk, E. Kvasyuk, G. Kh. Matsuka, I. Michaylopulo; Microsensor for detection of D-amino-acids” Ñespuglio Raymond, Scuvailo Oleg, Soldatkin Alexey. “Biological preparation for plant growing and protection “Kleps” (patent N 4418A) by N. O. Kozyrovska, V. V. Negrutska. They were prize-winners of “Discovery 2002” contest, and as women-inventors were awarded the medal of the International Organization of Intellectual Property. Biological preparation Kleps is being used in the agricultural complex in Ukraine, it insures a rise in grain, vegetables and industrial crops up to 10–20 %.
Institute is conducting marketing on the issues of implementing scientific developments. For several years institute under licencing agreement granted the right to use invention “Biological preparation for plant growing and protection “Kleps” (Patent of Ukraine N 44189, authors: N. O. Kozyrovska, V. V. Negrutska).