By Staff writer
Science sector free zone announces strong demand for space as new clients sign up
Dubai Science Park (DSP), the freezone community dedicated to growing the UAE's science sector, has announced strong demand for space in its upcoming HQ Tower project.
The HQ Tower, which is scheduled to open later this year, will offer a mixed of laboratory and warehouse facilities, as well as office space.
DSP said more than 300 companies are currently located within the community.
In a statement, it announced that Boston Scientific Middle East, a global expert in minimally evasive medical devices, Olympus MEA, an optical company, Hager Middle East, an energy distribution provider, Bottu International, a laboratory and pharmaceutical company, and Mettler-Toledo, a global leader of measurement and precision instruments, will all open new premises in DSP's Laboratory Complex.
It added that Orexigen Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company specialising in obesity, will be one of the first tenants to set up in the HQ tower.
Cooper International, Getz Pharma, First Solar and Dayarn will also relocate to the HQ Tower in the first quarter of 2017.
Marwan Abdulaziz, executive director, Dubai Science Park said: "I am delighted to welcome our new partners to Dubai Science Park. Since inception, we have been striving to achieve our vision of developing a holistic location for organisations from every area of the life science, new energy and environment industries. The diversity of the partners that now call DSP their home is testament to our achievement of this vision.
"When the HQ Tower opens later this year, we will be the first science-focused community in the region to have a laboratory complex, state of the art warehouse facilities, as well as cutting-edge office space for our partners."