Almaz Yktybaev

Almaz is the Head of the International Relations Division of the State Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation in Kyrgyzstan. His role includes making proposals on international cooperation in IP and innovation and determining international relations policy in this field.

Almaz studied International Relations and European Integration at the Estonian School of Diplomacy and has recently completed an LLM in Intellectual Property at Turin University.

Almaz wants to develop centres for promoting innovation in Kyrgyzstan and supporting innovative young start-ups. He intends to develop a model for establishing well-functioning institutions, where business, science and academia work together to generate innovative results and products.