The Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park is the major Life Sciences cluster in the Middle East.
The Dubai Biotechnology and Research Park (DuBiotech), launched in 2005 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, became the world’s first Free Zone dedicated to the biotechnology industry. DuBiotech has grown to become the premier Life Sciences cluster in the Middle East today with about 90 leading companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices and agribusinesses that are licensed by DuBiotech and contributing to the success of the cluster
The Nucleotide Lab Complex in the DuBiotech site is ideally situated in Dubai and occupies a prominent location between Al Khail and Emirates Road highways. It is just 15 minutes drive from Dubai International Airport and 60 minutes from Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE. Additionally Jebel Ali Port is just 15 minutes away, allowing quick access for import, export and logistic operations.
Dubiotech is actively building affiliations and alliances with distinguished universities, specialist hospitals, world regulatory bodies and other research parks to link the DuBiotech community with the global life sciences industry.
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To accommodate the entire life sciences value chain, Dubiotech is committed to providing key facilities, investing in infrastructure and creating an unique Free Zone that incorporates industrial, academic, commercial and residential projects. The park integrates tailored facilities such as
Nucleotide Lab Complex – is composed of state-of-the-art laboratory buildings, with 256,000 Sq. Ft. of leasable area. It is designed to house various biotech, pharmaceutical and healthcare activities ranging from research and development, diagnostic, analytical and equipment training activities. Additionally, the facility has provision for commercial offices catering to sales and marketing, showrooms and training centres. Currently, over 12 companies, including Bristol-Myers, Squibb, Maquet, Firmenich, IFF, Chris Hansen, National Starch and The National Reference Lab, have set up their operations in the Nucleotide Complex
Multipurpose Warehousing Facilities – Dubiotech offers premium warehouse units designed specifically for storage, showroom, distribution, logistics and light manufacturing purposes which includes repackaging facilities for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical equipment, agricultural, food, cosmetics and environmental industries. Dubiotech has a complex of 25 warehouses with each warehouse of approximately 5000 Sq.Ft. and encompasses a mezzanine floor, which serves as offices that can be organized with partitions along with an independent pantry, visitors and owners parking. The strategic location of the warehousing facilities eases the imports, exports and logistics operations through a well connected highway network in close proximity to the Jebel Ali port. It is also easily accessible from Dubai International Airport and the new Al Maktoum Airport, which has a handling capacity of about 120 million passengers alongs with 12 million tons of cargo.
Executive Business Centre – offers contemporary exclusive furnished offices and open space workstations that cater to small and medium sized companies and start-ups.
Land Master Developed specifically for Life Sciences Industry – DuBiotech has more than 10 million Sq.Ft. of prime land in Dubai available for lease and sale. These land plots are all ready with road, power, water and telecommunication access.