Adriana Palmi Rantcheva


Adriana Palmi Rantcheva is a junior researcher in the Innovation Department at UNU-MERIT. She is involved in the European Innovation Scoreboard project, funded by the European Commission. She contributes to the drafting of the project’s headline reports measuring European countries’ and regions’ research and innovation performance. Adriana is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy and Human Development with a Specialization in Innovation. Prior to joining UNU-MERIT, Adriana worked as an international public sector consultant focusing on digital transformation and technology implementation. She also has served the Diplomatic body of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as a delegate in New York and The Hague.