Abdulaziz Almalik

Foundation Team Member- Research, Development, And Innovation Authority in KSA

Dr. Abdulaziz Almalik is a member of the Foundation Team of Research, Development, and Innovation Authority (RDIA), Saudi Arabia, since 2022. He has also served as Vice President for Scientific Research Support and Director of Life Sciences and Environmental Research Institute at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). 

Dr. Almalik is currently serving as the Chair of the National Committee of Bioethics (NCBE) a Member of the National Committee for Education Culture and Science, a Member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Institute for Health Research (Saudi NIH), and a Member of the Governing Board of Almarai Prize for Scientific Innovation.  He has also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, a Member of the Steering Committee of Science 20 Saudi Arabia G20 2020 Presidency and Vice-Chair of KACST Scientific Council. He has Contributed to the development of multiple innovation strategies and has spearheaded the execution of a plethora of national research, development, and innovation programs. 

Dr. Almalik is a Research Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. His research interests include biomaterials, drug delivery, and innovation policy. Throughout his research career, Dr. Almalik accumulated extensive knowledge and practical experience in intellectual property generation, acquisition, and management, holding over 40 publications in leading scientific journals and several patents.

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