DSO - First. Foremost. Futuristic.
Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) was established following Law no. 16 of 2005 of the Dubai Government to support the region's demand for the expansion of technology-focused businesses. DSO is one of the five urban zones within the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, dedicated to knowledge and innovation. As a Special Economic Zone, Dubai Silicon Oasis features an integrated ecosystem of businesses, residents, and academia to support knowledge and technology co-creation.”
DSO was established with an objective to facilitate and promote modern technology-based industries in the emirate of Dubai and make DSO one of the world’s leading centers of advanced electronic innovation, design, and development.
DSO’s master-planned urban area spans 7.2 million square meters and has been carefully divided into five main pillars: industrial, commercial, education, living and residences, and public facilities.
DSO is designed as a hi-tech ecosystem that allows its 22,000 registered businesses to benefit from a plethora of advantages, including high-quality utility infrastructure, advanced telecommunications, electricity, and road networks. It also offers in-house business services and on-going business support. DSO encourages innovation and development through technology investment incentives for large enterprises, entrepreneurial support, dedicated start-up programs and venture capital funding.
DSO extends an appealing value proposition embodied in the presence of full government support, competitive cost of operations, state-of-the-art infrastructure, advanced IT network, free zone benefits, 100 percent ownership, and above all an environment that is specifically designed for the technology industry.
DSO is an integral part of Dubai’s Urban Master Plan 2040 where it has been designated as the integrated economic zone for knowledge and innovation.