Dubai Silicon Oasis
The Dubai Silicon Oasis is an economic free zone founded in 2004 with a 100% government ownership in an area of 7.2 million square meters. Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) is a technology park and provides both a living and working integrated community. The DSO is under the chairmanship of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, and the CEO of the zone is Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni. The industrial categories that support by the Dubai Silicon Oasis are divided into five categories as follows, industrial, commercial, education, living and residences, and public facilities.
The partner companies who, having their presence in the DSO zone, including world famous brands like, WESTERN DIGITAL, SAP, Fujitsu, AMD, Euromonitor International, Synopsys, Corning, Schneider Electric and Valustrat, ect. Are making the use of state-of-the-art utility infrastructure featuring advanced telecommunications, electricity, and road networks. The Dubai Silicon Oasis is capable to serve any tech savvy company with their with their most modern technological, infrastructural facilities like a fiber optic network, tier 3 data center with 120 high capacity racks, and a high-tech utility infrastructure with 8 power stations with a capacity of 1600 MW.
Starting business under Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
The Dubai Silicon Oasis is founded as a hi-tech ecosystem which offers tremendous of advantages to the partner business network including a state-of-the-art infrastructure, in-house business services and strong business support such as technology investment incentives for large enterprises, entrepreneurial support, an incubation centre and venture capital funding, etc.. And also the DSO zone is an ideal destination for foreign investors, because it is offering 100 percent ownership rights even to foreigners, and exception of commercial as well as income tax up to a 50 years, low custom duties on import and export activities, 100% repatriation of capital, and low cost of operations, etc..
The DSO free zone is not just built for technology establishment, but also for a very wide range of business activities like,
- Information Technology
- Electrical and Electronics
- Telecommunication and engineering
- Law or financial consultants
- Automotive or aerospace
- Oil and gas industry
- And many more