Slavova, Kremena Slavcheva

Department: Business Management


Dr Kremena Slavova is an Assistant Professor of Management at CUNEF. Prior to joining CUNEF, Kremena was a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University (UK) and a Research Associate at University College London (UK). She holds a PhD in Business Administration and Quantitative Methods from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain). She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Kremena’s research interests include innovation management and technology strategies. Her current research agenda investigates different mechanisms for knowledge transfer and their impact on firm innovative performance. Her on-going research projects focus on spillovers through mobility of scientists, firm innovation strategies in life-sciences sectors, and open innovation. Kremena has published her research in academic journals such as Organization Science, Research Policy, and British Journal of Management.


PhD Business Administration and Quantitative Methods, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

MBA, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

BA International Business, University of Economics- Varna, Bulgaria

Research Interests

Innovation and Technology Management, Strategic Management


2017- present   Assistant Professor of Management, CUNEF

2015-2017       Senior Lecturer in Management, Middlesex University London, UK

2012-2015       Lecturer in Management, Middlesex University London, UK

2010-2012       Research Associate, University College London, UK

Publications in Scientific Journals

Asimakopoulos, G., Revilla, A. J., Slavova, K. 2020. External Knowledge Sourcing and Firm Innovation Efficiency. British Journal of Management, 31, 123-140.

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Slavova, K., Fosfuri, A., De Castro, J.O. 2016. Learning by hiring: the effects of scientists’ inbound mobility on research performance in academia. Organization Science, 27 (1), 72-89.

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Jong, S., Slavova, K., 2014. When publications lead to products: The open science conundrum in new product development. Research Policy, 43 (4), 645-654

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