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Evgeniia Filippova-Karlusch

Dr. Evgeniia Filippova-Karlusch
About me:
Evgeniia Filippova is a senior scientist prae-doc at the Interdisciplinary Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics at WU Vienna. In her role she works on her dissertation, coordinates research activities in the field of cryptoeconomics, delivers interdisciplinary lecture “FinTech & Blockchain Lab”, and is involved in various research projects. Within her dissertation she investigates Blockchain as a General Purpose Technology and compares its evolutionary path to other disruptive technologies. Prior to that, Evgeniia Filippova was a researcher within Marie-Curie Project STREAM, Smart Sensor Technologies and Training for Radiation Enhanced Applications and Measurements. Within this project, she was responsible for analyzing STREAM technologies with regards to their potential commercial applications and supporting scientists from CERN to transfer their research results into successful business models. Ms. Filippova holds a Master Degree in Economics from Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena and a Degree in Finance from St. Petersburg University for Economics and Finance, and fluently speaks four languages.
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since 2018
Senior scientist prae-doc, Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics, WU
Early-stage researcher ITN Marie-Curie, CERN
Researcher and Lecturer prae-doc, Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation WU
Research Assistant, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Research Assistant, University of Warwick

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Awards and Honors

Erasmus+ Scholarship (Marie Curie ITN)
DAAD full scholarship for Master Studies in Germany
Award for the best diploma thesis, faculty of economics and finance, St.Petersburg University of Economics
2. place, Athletics Youth Championship in St. Petersburg
Banca Instesa Sanpaolo scholarship for a scholastic year in Italy
3. Place, International Youth Piano Competition


  • 5307 Business and management economics (Details)
  • 5936 Research and innovation management (Details)
  • 5946 Cooperation between science and economics (Details)


  • Cryptoeconomics
  • English C1
  • German C1
  • Italian C1
  • STATA - proficient


Membership in scientific association
  since 2018 Marie-Curie Alumni Association
Reviewer for a series
  since 2018 Journal "Frontiers in Blockchain" - Curation of paper series "Blockchain & Sustainability"
Organization other meeting (Excursion etc.)
  2017 WU Vienna - Organization of STREAM Summer School on Innovation Management
  2017 CERN - Organization of Hackathon on Superconductivity
Research and Teaching Stay
  2018 Kyoto Institute of Technology - Teaching at the Summer School on Entrepreneurship
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2017 European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics 2017 - Paper presentation


Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2017 Filippova, Evgeniia, Vannuccini, Simone. 2017. Finding Evidence of a GPT in the Making: the Case of Biotechnology. European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics 2017, University of Strasbourg, France, 31.05.2017-03.06.2017. (Details)

Poster presented at an academic conference or symposium

2017 Filippova, Evgeniia, Franke, Nikolaus, Reith, Ines. 2017. Everyone is a Designer - Radical Innovation to Foster User Creativity in Toolkits. International Open and User Innovation Conference 2017, University of Innsbruck, Austria, 10.07.2017 - 12.07.2017. (Details)

Master thesis

2016 Filippova, Evgeniia. 2016. Biotechnology as a possible GPT. Empirical Investigation. Masterarbeit, Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena. (Details)

Diploma thesis

2013 Filippova, Evgeniia. 2013. Specific Nature of Managing the Finances of Holding Companies. Diplomarbeit, St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance. (Details)


Dissertation: Blockchain as a General Purpose Technology (2018-2022) (Details)
HORIZON 2020 Marie Curie ITN: Smart Sensor Technologies and Training for Radiation Enhanced Applications and Measurement (STREAM) (2016-2019) (Details)