Vassilen Iotzov

PHD Student

Vassilen Iotzov

Vassilen Iotzov

Academic Area(s): Leadership, Organisations & Behaviour
Supervisor(s): Dr Maksim Belitski, Professor Marcello Mariani
Research Topic(s): Entrepreneurial discoveries: triple-helix vs open partnerships

Areas of Interest

Entrepreneurial discovery process, open innovation, knowledge spill-overs, innovation appropriability, triple-helix entrepreneurship, regional smart specialisation, mission-oriented innovation policy


2008: University diploma in socio-economic communications of the University of Arts Berlin on the subjects of communications and economics

2001: Entry semester: International economics/economics at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena

Post-grad trainings in public policy economics, international relations and diplomacy, public policy writing

Conferences and Publications


7th Transport Research Arena TRA 2018, Vienna, 16-19 April 2018


Integration vs fragmentation: alternative tactics of local mobility businesses in response to a global wave of market disruptions. 7th Transport Research Arena TRA 2018, Vienna, 16-19 April 2018. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1487549

Efficient last mile logistics. Sustainable management of freight transport demand in urban areas. In 'Mobilität Morgen' Magazine for Mobility and Electro-Mobility. 3.2012, Edition No. 5, September 2012

The paradigm shift: LNG – the new bunker fuel for the Baltic Sea shipping industry? in Baltic Transport Journal 2/2014, ISSN 1733-6732

Eco dumping: sustainable sediment management in the south-eastern Baltic Sea; in Baltic Transport Journal 6/2014, ISSN 1733-6732

Bridging Baltic: transport development efforts in the South Baltic area; in Baltic Transport Journal 4/2014, ISSN 1733-6732

Baltic youths have a say: Cross-border participatory pathways aimed at improving mobility and transport policies; in Baltic Transport Journal 3/2014, ISSN 1733-6732

Oversize Baltic: Streamlining cross-border transportation management of oversize cargo; in Baltic Transport Journal 1/2014, ISSN 1733-6732

Greening mobility: South Baltic communities integrate electric mobility into existing transport networks; in Baltic Transport Journal 1/2015, ISSN 1733-6732

Cross-border multimodal connectivity; in Baltic Transport Journal 2/2015, ISSN 1733-6732

Smart business development in South Baltic, ISBN 978-83-938473-1-0

Corporate Social Responsibility as a sustainable business concept; in Baltic Rim Economies, issue No 4, ISSN: 1459-9759