Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the region’s premier integrated innovations hub for high-tech industries, will target international IT and microelectronic firms and multinational high tech companies at Semicon West 2007, which will take place from July 17-19,2007 at Moscon Centre San Francisco, California.
The move lies in line with Dubai silicon Oasis Authority’s (DSOA) mission to attract foreign direct investment into Dubai through strategic partnerships with leading technology firms from around the globe and creating new partnership agreements.
Shahla Ahmed Abdul Razak, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, said: “Our Participation in this exhibition is part of our commitment to attract more foreign investments to Dubai in general and Dubai Silicon Oasis in specific. Our value proposition displayed at Semicon West aims at strengthening our international presence among global technology parks.”
She added: “We have already invested in start up companies in RD software development and IC chip design development. The environment we aim to create at DSO would only be based on creative opportunities, talents, and economic generation based on Technology and Innovation”.
During the event, Dubai Silicon Oasis will seek to ensure that its name is at the front of consumer’s mind in cutting-edge services while its business partners enjoy free zone benefits with high-end IT infrastructure.
The objective of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) is to facilitate and promote modern technology-based industries in the emirate of Dubai and become one of the world’s leading centers of advanced electronic innovation, design and development.
DSO plays a significant role in the creation of a knowledge base economy. Developing an advanced technology industry will definitely contribute to Dubai’s overall economic development and assist in the development and training of the local talent within the domain of advanced technology manufacturing; thus creating an environment that generates economic wealth based on mental intelligence and innovation.
It is worth to mention that Semicon West 2007 is one of the leading international exhibition which focuses on design, front-end wafer fabrication, packaging, R&D, and test, displays the latest products and technologies of more than 1,300 technology companies from all over the world.