Business Setup & Planning - Free Zone


Strategically located in the city of Dubai, and at the cross-roads of the globe’s emerging markets, DSO was established with an objective of facilitating and promoting modern technology-based industries in the emirate of Dubai. Launched in 2004, Dubai Silicon Oasis is considered as one of the world’s leading centers of advanced electronic innovation, design and development. DSO is the region’s engine towards establishing a stable knowledge base economy and 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 owner ship, and above all an environment that is specifically designed for the technology industry.

Dubai silicon oasis advantages

  • 100% tax exemption
  • 100% foreign ownership
  • Regional home to more than 25% of Fortune 500 companies
  • Stringent IP law and support
  • Incubation-al environment for technology companies
  • Highly secured and state-of-the-art data center
  • 24-hour security and facility services
  • Subsidized accommodation

Qualified IC design engineers, working for companies operating from within the technology park, can apply for subsidized accommodation within DSO’s modern residential facilities.