Dr. Mariia Shkolnykova

Mariia Shkolnykova

Scientific employee (habilitation candidate)

Contact:

Max-von-Laue-Straße 1
28359 Bremen
Building WIWI 2, RoomF 2030

Phone: +49 (0)421 218-66641
mariia.shkolnykova(at)uni-bremen.de

Research:

  • Emergence and diffusion of innovations
  • Biotechnology and bioeconomy
  • Firm's innovative performance

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Person

Dr. Mariia Shkolnykova is currently a research associate (postdoc) and postdoctoral fellow in the research group "Innovation and Structural Economics" (Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther) at the University of Bremen. In the research group she leads the research area "Innovation and new Technologies". Her research interests lie in the areas of emergence and diffusion of innovations. She is also engaged in the Mod-Block-DDR project.

Previously, Ms. Shkolnykova studied Management at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg (M.Sc. 2016) and Management of Foreign Economic Activity in Donetsk National Technical University, Ukraine (M.Sc. 2015).  In her dissertation, which was completed in September 2020, she dealt with technological trajectories in German biotechnology as well as with the development of patent and firm-level data, especially for the case of SMEs.

Academic education and degrees

Since 02/2021

Scientific employee (Postdoc) at the University of Bremen, Germany

03/2022-04/2022

Research stay

Charles University, Prague, Czechia

Since 02/2021

associate member, Data Science Center (DSC) at the University of Bremen

03/2019

Research stay

Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU), Oslo, Norwegen

Since 05/2017

Research Associate (PhD candidate)
University of Bremen, Germany
Title of the dissertation: "Firm innovation and industry transformation. The case of German biotechnology"

10/2013 – 09/2016

Master of Science
Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg
Major: Management
Title of master thesis: "Behavioral Product Liability"

09/2013 – 01/2015

Master of Science
Donetsk National Technical University
Major: Management of Foreign Economic Activity
Title of master thesis: “Improvement of the enterprise international marketing strategy”

09/2009 - 06/2013

Bachelor of Science
Donetsk National Technical University
Major: Management

Projects

Since 2022

New wave of migration on the background of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Social and economic consequences for Ukraine and for Poland:
statistical analysis and prospects
Scholarship holder: Dr. Svitlana Chugaievska,
Contact person at the Uni Bremen: Dr. Mariia Shkolnykova
Duration: 9 Monate
Project start: 15.08.2022
Funded by: Volkswagen Foundation

Since 2020

Obstacles to Modernization in the Economy and Science of the GDR (Mod-Block-DDR)
Project lead: Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther
Duration: 48 months
Project start: 01.12.2018
Funded by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Project team: Friedrich Schiller University Jena,
European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Technical University Berlin

05/2017 - 06/2020

B2B Future – From Biotech to Bioeconomy
Project lead: Dr. Muhamed Kudic
Duration: 36 months
Project start: 01.01.2017
Funded by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Project team: Universität Bremen, Universität Greifswald

Teaching

WiSe 2022/2023

Project "Innovation research in economic policy advice "

SoSe 2022

Lecture and  Exercise "Microeconomics"

Seminar "Good Scientific Practice and Open Science "

WiSe 2021/2022

Seminar "Analyzing Big Data"

Project "Innovation research in economic policy advice "

SoSe 2021

Lecture and  Exercise "Microeconomics"

WiSe 2020/2021

Seminar "How a socialist economy transforms into a market system - The example of East Germany Input Lectures"

SoSe 2020

Exercise "Microeconomics"

SoSe 2019

Exercise "Microeconomics"

SoSe 2018

Teaching Assistance "Trasition, Structural Change and Innovation - Seminar for Bachelor Students in Economics"

WiSe 2017/2018

Teaching Assistance "Internationalisation of Research and Innovation"

SoSe 2017

Teaching Assistance "Innovation Economics: Empirics"

Workshops, Conferences and Summer Schools

2022

07/09 - 09/09

The 34th Annual EAEPE Conference – Naples, Italy

Presentation: " Speed and success of SMEs commercialization activities: importance
of networks in European pharmaceutical industry”

01/04

Research workshop, Department of Social Geography and Regional Development of the Charles University

Presenation: "Assessing the importance of proximity dimensions for the diffusion of radical innovations in German biotechnology" / "Technological novelty, knowledge bases and regional differentiation: towards a regional typology of radical, breakthrough and discontinuous innovations"

2021

02/09 - 04/09

The 33rd Annual EAEPE Conference - Online Event

Presentation: "On the Way from Invention to Innovation: The Role of Joint Patents and Co-Applicants' Characteristics"

24/08 - 27/08

60th ERSA Congress "Territorial Futures – Visions and scenarios for a resilient Europe" - Online Event

Presentation: "Exploration or exploitation? Innovation behavior of SMEs and large firms during COVID-19 crisis"

08/07 - 10/07

18th ISS Conference - Online Event

Presentation: Assessing the importance of proximity dimensions for the diffusion of radical innovations in German biotechnology

17/03 - 19/03

Workshop: "Advancing Indicators of Regional Structural Change" - Online Event

Presentation: Explore or exploit? Crisis-induced innovation behavior of SMEs and large firms

2020

02/09 - 04/09

EAEPE Conference - Online Event

Presentation: Diffusion of Radical Innovation of Biotechnology Smes: Does Proximity Matter?

2019

21/11 - 22/11

Workshop „Research Area [X] ‚Networks‘“ - Stuttgart, Germany

Presentation: Who shapes plant biotechnology in Germany? Joint analysis of the evolution of co-authors´ and co-inventors´ networks

30/09 - 04/10

Scientific Seminar "New Dimensions in the Economics of Innovation" – Thiessow, Germany

Presentation: Local Knowledge Spillovers of Radical Innovation: the Case of German biotechnology SMEs

12/09 - 14/09

EAEPE Conference - Warsaw, Poland

Presentation: Who Shapes Green Biotechnology in Germany? Joint Analysis of the Evolution of Co-Authors' and Co-Inventors' Networks

27/06 - 29/06

Uddevalla Symposium 2019 - L'Aquila, Italy

Presentation: Local Knowledge Spillovers of Radical Innovation: the Case of German biotechnology SMEs

03/06 - 05/06

European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics 2019 (EMAEE) - Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom

Presentation : Technological transformation at work: Analyzing the transition from biotech to bioeconomy using patent citation and network analysis

20/02 - 22/02

Herrenhäuser Conference - Hanover, Germany

Poster session: Who benefits from radical innovations of SMEs in a region?

2018

17/09 - 21/09

Scientific Seminar "New innovation indicators" - Thiessow, Germany
Presentation: Insights from B2B Future Project: Technology access of biotech firms and diversification into related fields – an event history analysis

06/09 - 08/09

The 30th Annual EAEPE Conference 2018 -  Nice, France
Presentation: Who benefits from radical innovations of SMEs in a region?

05/07 - 07/07

Workshop on “Radical Innovation and Regional Growth” - Bremen, Germany
Presentation: Who benefits from radical innovations of SMEs in a region?

31/01 - 02/02

4th Geography of Innovation (GEOinno) Conference - Barcelona, Spain
Presentation: The Geographical and Technological Roots of German Bioeconomy. Using Patent Citation and Network Analysis Methods for Tracing the Evolution from Biotech to Bioeconomy

  2017                                                                                                                                                    

30/11 - 01/12

EAEPE Workshop on The Role of Innovation Networks for Sustainable Economic Development -  Bremen, Germany
Presentation: The Origins of a New Technological Field – Using Patent Citation and Network Analysis Methods for Tracing the Evolution from Biotech to Bioeconomy

19/10 - 21/10

 

The 29th Annual EAEPE Conference 2018 -  Budapest, Hungary
Presentation: The Origins of a New Technological Field – Using Patent Citation and Network Analysis Methods for Tracing the Evolution from Biotech to Bioeconomy

09/10 - 13/10

Scientific Seminar "Innovation roads ahead" - Thiessow, Germany
Presentation:The Origins of a New Technological Field – Using Patent Citation and Network Analysis Methods for Tracing the Evolution from Biotech to Bioeconomy

Publications

Books & Book Chapters

Birkholz, J.; Günther, J.; Shkolnykova, M. Using Topic Modeling in Innovation Studies: The Case of a Small Innovation System under Conditions of Pandemic Related Change,Elgar volume “Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Industrial Dynamics and Evolutionary Economics” (accepted, forthcoming)

Shkolnykova, M. (2020): Firm Innovation and Industry Transformation. The Case of German Biotechnology. Dissertation. (https://doi.org/10.26092/elib/323)

 

Articles

Hipp, A.; Fritsch, M.; Greve, M.; Günther, J.; Lange, M.; Liutik, C.; Pfeifer, B.; Shkolnykova, M.; Wyrwich, M. (2022): Comprehensive Patent Data of the German Democratic Republic 1949-1990—technical report and dataset overview, Journal of Economics and Statistics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jbnst-2022-0058

Shkolnykova, M.; Kudic, M. (2021): Who benefits from SMEs’ radical innovations? —empirical evidence from German biotechnology. Small Business Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-021-00464-x (Working Paper Version: doi.org/10.26092/elib/199)

Shkolnykova, M. (2020): Who shapes plant biotechnology in Germany? Joint analysis of the evolution of co-authors’ and co-inventors’ networks. Rev Evol Polit Econ. doi.org/10.1007/s43253-020-00027-y

 

Other Publications 

Hipp, A.; Fritsch, M.; Greve, M.; Günther, J.; Lange, M.; Liutik, C.; Pfeifer, B.; Shkolnykova, M.; Wyrwich, M. (2022): Patentdaten der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik (DDR) (1949-1990). GESIS, Köln. Datenfile Version 1.1, doi.org/10.7802/2448

Birkholz, J.; Günther, J.; Shkolnykova, M. (2020): Der Einfluss von COVID-19 auf das Innovationsgeschehen in Bremen – eine systematische Auswertung aktueller Nachrichtentexte, in: Günther, J. & Wedemeier, J. (Hrsg.): Struktureller Umbruch durch COVID-19: Implikationen für die Innovationspolitik im Land Bremen, HWWI Policy Paper 128, 12-26. (Download)

 

Work in Progress/Working Papers

Shkolnykova, M.; Steffens, L.; Wedemeier, J. Systems of Innovation in Central and Eastern European countries: Path of Economic Transition and Differences in Institutions?

Kveton, V.; Shkolnykova, M. Technological novelty, knowledge bases and regional differentiation: towards a regional typology of radical, breakthrough and discontinuous innovations

Birkholz, J.; Kühn, J.; Shkolnykova, M. (2022): Exploration or Exploitation: Innovation Behavior of SMEs and Large Firms during the COVID-19 Crisis, in: Bremen Papers on Economics & Innovation, No. 2203. (link: https://doi.org/10.26092/elib/1489)

Shkolnykova, M. (2021): On the way from invention to innovation: the role of applicant and inventor team characteristics. In: Bremen Papers on Economics & Innovation, No. 2110 (https://doi.org/10.26092/elib/1284)

Kudic, M.; Shkolnykova, M. (2020): From biotech to bioeconomy. New empirical evidence on the technological transition to plant-based bioeconomy based on patent data. In: Bremen Papers on Economics & Innovation, No. 2002 (https://doi.org/10.26092/elib/204 )

Shkolnykova, M. (2020): Diffusion of radical innovation for the case of biotechnology SMEs: does proximity matter? In: Bremen Papers on Economics & Innovation. No. 2009 (https://doi.org/10.26092/elib/29)