The Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech) is a Science and Business Park dedicated to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry and is modelled on the free zone concept.DuBiotech accommodates the biotechnology industry and facilitates government funded, Research & Development (R&D).
DuBiotech’s world-class infrastructure includes facilities and services for incubators, R&D labs, biotech-related educational and research institutions, manufacturing as well as organisations from supporting and convergent industries.
Dubai’s flourishing international business community and strategic location serve as a gateway to the Middle East, Europe, Africa, the Indian Sub-continent and the CIS regions, so it’s not surprising to see why Dubai is so appealing to foreign investors.
The Dubai Biotechnology & Research Park is the major Life Sciences cluster in the Middle East. It is a Free Zone that provides the ultimate platform for Life Science companies, allowing them to set up their operations and access the fast growing, emerging markets of the region.
DuBiotech offers unique services that include regulatory affairs management, partner development, registration & licensing, leasing and government services aimed at facilitating the growth of local and international companies operating in the Park.
Currently, over 85 Life Sciences Companies operate from the Park. Some of the leading companies include: Pfizer, Genzyme, Merck-Serono, Amgen, Maquet, National Reference Lab and Firmenich. The Free Zone enjoys a strategic location with world-class facilities tailored to the Life Sciences industry, ranging from offices, laboratories and warehouses to land plots, creating a vibrant Life Sciences community. Additional advantages of setting up a company in DuBiotech include the following;
Free Zone Benefits
These include 100% foreign ownership, full repatriation of profits and capital, 100% Tax Free (50 year exemption from Personal, Income and Corporate Taxes), and exemption from customs duty for goods and services.
Life Sciences Cluster Benefits
All the elements of the Life Science industry are provided under one roof at DuBiotech. Its geographical location close to the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, the Asian subcontinent and the eastern Mediterranean gives an amazing advantage for being close to customers and suppliers.
First Class Infrastructure
Top notch technical and community infrastructure which supports the growth of the science cluster, special facilities for the Life Sciences industry, all DuBiotech buildings are certified ‘green’ buildings.
Business Friendly Environment
The company registration is a simple and streamlined process, the company laws and legal framework is business friendly. There is also a 24-hour visa service.
If all that is not enough, DuBiotech also offers a series of business development events and activities for business partners.