Pavlinka Naidenova is a Doctor of Economics and Associate Professor of Innovation Policy and Corporate Governance at the Institute for Economic Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. In 1985 she graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Kiev State University. She developed her doctoral dissertation at the Institute for Economic Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, where in 1991 he became a doctor of economics. She specializes in company management in Leipzig, Germany. Among its most important publications are: Economic Problems of Innovation Policy in Bulgaria (ed., 2005); Catching up with the economic development of Bulgaria - strategy and realities (in co-author, 2006); Knowledge as an economic resource (et al., 2013).