Maria Alexandrova is a project and innovation manager at Cleantech Bulgaria. She is involved in the strategic and operational development Cleantech Bulgaria. Her main responsibilities include international project development and innovation, business and start up consultancy. She is also responsible for the Cleantech Bulgaria Business community development.

She has extensive experience as a consultant on innovation development and  technology transfer, and has managed a number of industry-focused European projects. Her professional  interests include innovation potential assessment, foresight prognostic tool and environmental performance  assessment.

Maria has a engineering degree in textile technologies from the Technical  University in Sofia and a MD in International Economic Relations from the University of National  and World Economy, Bulgaria.  She is certified Innovation Transfer Consultant by the Enterprise Europe Network and  holds a SAP certificate on Sustainability and Business Innovation  Management. Maria is fluent in English and Russian.

Since 2015 she serves as a local National contact point for the Access to Finance in the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Program.