Mira Ivanova

EU Adviser

Mira Ivanova
Email: mira.ivanova@prio.org
Work phone: (+47) 22 54 77 90


  • ​Work experience:

Public Sector Consultant, PwC Luxembourg (Sept 2018-Dec 2019)

Trainee, European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, Luxembourg (Mar 2017-Jul 2017)

Project Manager, Department for Employment Promotion, Statistics and Integration, City of Offenbach, Germany (March 2015 - Feb 2016) 

  • Languages 

Bulgarian (native), English, German, French

  • Education

MSc Economics (Otto-Friedrich University, Germany)

BA Political Science (Goethe University, Germany)

Research Groups

Associated member:

PRIO Departments


PRIO Projects



  • The Future of Knowledge - A Foresight Report 2019

The report represents an innovative knowledge measurement tool to analyse big data and evaluate the awareness of skills and technology in 40 countries. It is published under the umbrella of the Knowledge Project, launched by the UNDP and MBRF to promote knowledge societies and policies as transformational means to achieve sustainable development. 

  • Annual Report on European SMEs 2018/2019 - Research, Development and Innovation by SMEs

The annual report on European SMEs is part of the SME Performance Review, one of the main tools the European Commission uses to monitor and assess countries' progress in implementing the Small Business Act (SBA) on a yearly basis. It provides a snapshot on the size, structure and importance of SMEs to the European economy and an overview of the past and forecast performance of SMEs from 2008. This year’s edition is focused on the R&D and innovation (R&DI) performance of these SMEs.

  • Special Study accompanying the Annual Report on European SMEs 2018/2019

The study presents the findings from ten case studies, reflecting the experiences of R&D-intensive SMEs with the various types of public support received from the conception of an idea through the development of an enterprise.