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The Dubai Technology, E-Commerce and Media Free Zone (TECOM) is a visionary project encompassing free zones dedicated to innovation in information, communication, media and knowledge industries. A vibrant community designed for entrepreneurs, TECOM offers a range of business opportunities for local, regional and international companies. TECOM is the new hub of innovative business leaders of the region, promoting a fast-paced corporate lifestyle.

TECOM consists of the following free zones.

Dubai Internet City (DIC)

DIC provides a strategic and cost effective platform for ICT companies targeting emerging markets in a vast region extending from the Middle East to the Indian subcontinent, and from Africa to Central Asia. DIC features a dynamic international community of ICT companies including global giants like Microsoft, Cisco Systems, IBM, HP, Dell, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, Computer Associates, PeopleSoft and Sony Ericsson. Many small and medium businesses (SMBs) and promising entrepreneurial ventures are also part of the community. The cluster comprises companies from a variety of sectors - Software Development, Business Services, Web Based and e-Commerce, Consultancy, Sales and Marketing and Back Office.

DIC provides an environment that attracts all elements of the ICT value chain, and in addition, has developed several programmes that can be leveraged by the community to explore and expand channel development opportunities. Companies are privy to an advanced Metro Ethernet broadband infrastructure and a range of business-enabling services including government transactions. DIC also has the world’s largest commercial IP Telephony network. DIC offers both 100 per cent tax exemption and 100 per cent business ownership.

Dubai Media City (DMC)

DMC provides an advanced infrastructure and supportive environment for media-related businesses to operate globally out of Dubai .

DMC is a place where every kind of media business, specifically; media and marketing services, printing and publishing, music, film, new media, leisure and entertainment, broadcasting and information agencies can operate with collective synergy and individual freedom.

Dubai Knowledge Village (KV)

Dubai Knowledge Village provides an advanced infrastructure and environment for a variety of organisations to create and disseminate knowledge.

As a leading centre for knowledge, KV has attracted prominent international universities from Australia , India , Pakistan , Iran , Russia , Belgium , UK , Ireland and Canada . In addition to universities Dubai Knowledge Village partners include human resource development centres, professional training institutes, R&D organisations, innovation centres and e-Learning companies.

International Media Production Zone (IMPZ)

The International Media Production Zone (IMPZ) is an eco-friendly media production zone designed to meet the unique needs of the global media production industry.

Spread over a scenic landscape in an area of 43 million square feet, along Emirates Road , IMPZ consists of plots of land for construction, pre-engineered units for leasing, residential provisions for families, and blue and white collar workers, community facilities and various recreational amenities.

Dubai Outsource Zone (DOZ)

Dubai Outsource Zone is the first ‘free zone’ in the world dedicated to the outsourcing industry.

Dubai Outsource Zone provides a tax-free environment and a highly cost-effective location for outsourcing ventures. It will provide a base for both captive and third-party outsourcing operations to supply mid and high-end services in areas such as finance, IT, payroll processing, engineering, R&D and design. It will also serve as a centre for offshore disaster recovery.

The cluster will cater to the offshoring requirements of Europe, the US and the region.

The Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech)

DuBiotech is a science and business park dedicated to the biotech industry, set within a free zone infrastructure.

DuBiotech has two main areas of interest. The first is the Foundation for Research & Innovation (FRI), which will be the main arm focusing on government-funded R&D and the second is to set up a biotechnology industry cluster with the appropriate infrastructure, facilities and services for incubators, R&D labs, biotech-related educational institutions, suppliers, biotech-related manufacturing companies and organisations from other sectors in the industry.

Dubai Studio City (DSC)

Dubai Studio City offers a complete technical and community infrastructure catering to the film, TV and music production industries.

To be built within Dubailand, Dubai Studio City aims to build a cluster of production companies, support service providers offering production and post-production facilities, animation studios and services like dubbing, makeup, costume designing, stage designing and building, casting, telnet agencies as well as telecine and lab facilities.

TECOM is located off Sheikh Zayed Road, next to Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lake Towers and Burj Dubai district. Encompassing the existing Dubai Internet and Media cities, TECOM will serve as a hub for development of new technologies, media, and scientific research. Close to grand shopping malls such as Mall of the Emirates and Dubai Mall, as well as recreational facilities such as the Emirates Golf Club and Ski Dome, TECOM will offer an unparalleled commercial and residential lifestyle in the heart of new Dubai.