Established in 2004 by the Government of Dubai, Dubai Silicon Oasis is celebrated for its eminent design, development, and innovation in the domains of nanotechnology, photovoltaic, optoelectronic technology, and electronics as well as tangential industries that provide support to the aforementioned sectors in the form of materials and equipment requisite for the production of information and communications technologies (ICT) with semiconductors. In fact, Dubai Silicon Oasis is the only technology park in the UAE that offers a combined working and living community.
It was founded with the aim to enable and promote novel technology-based industries in the Middle East and deliver a business climate well suited to the complete electronics value chain. DSO strives to draw in multinational companies that are involved in semiconductor manufacturing, microelectronics, electronic manufacturing systems, test and assembly, fabless IC design, and optoelectronics-related enterprises.
DSO is spread across 7.2 square kilometres and proffers progressive industrial, public, living and residential, commercial, and educational facilities.