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Lora Tsvetanova



M.Sc. - Agricultural and Food Economics

Research assistant

Chair for Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

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Research interests

  • Innovation management in the bioeconomy
  • Analysis of emerging value chains
  • Strategic Patent analysis
  • Strategic management in the context of convergence

Professional development

Since 2017
Research assistant at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics, Universität Bonn, Chair for Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring)

Agriculture and Food Economics (M.Sc.) at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn

Erasmus Programme at the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg Course of study: Business Administration

B.A of Management studies at the University of Economics, Varna, Bulgaria (graduated with distinction)

Awards & Scholarships

  • 2010-2013: European Student Scholarship, co-funded by Operational Programme "Science and Education for Smart Growth"
  • 2012: Erasmus Mundus scholarship for an exchange semester (H-BRS)


Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

Tsvetanova, L., Carraresi, L., Wustmans, M., & Bröring, S. (2021). Actors’ strategic goals in emerging technological innovation systems: evidence from the biorefinery sector in Germany, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management.


Contributions to scientific conferences

Tsvetanova, L., Carraresi, L., Bröring, S. (2018). A second generation of biorefineries leads to new emerging value chains: The case of lignocellulosic biomass. 12th International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks, Igls-Innsbruck (Austria), February 05-09, 2018.

IFAMA Conference 2016 - participant in the International Student Case Competition

Book chapters

Tiso, T., Thies, S., Michaela, M., Tsvetanova, L., Carraresi, L., Bröring, S., Jaeger, K-E., Blank, L., (2017) Rhamnolipids: Production, Performance, and Application, in Consequences of Microbial Interactions with Hydrocarbons, Oils, and Lipids: Production of Fuels and Chemicals (Edited by Sang Yup Lee): Springer International Publishing, S. 1-37.


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