Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency (PAIiIZ).
The MoU was signed by Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, Executive VP Commercial at DSOA and Bozena Czaja, Board Member of PAIiIZ, in the presence of the UAE Consul to Poland, Ahmed Abdalla Burhaima. The signing of the MoU came on the side-lines of a six day roadshow in Poland organised by DSOA to promote DSO’s offerings as a technology hub for companies looking to expand their business into this region.
Inked to drive collaboration in technology and innovation, the MoU mandates DSOA and PAIiIZ to facilitate the exchange of delegations, promote collaboration and investment opportunities, transfer knowledge, and work towards developing enabling business environments in the UAE and Poland.
Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, said: “The UAE and Poland share good bilateral relations and partnership initiatives in vibrant trade and investment fields. DSOA’s roadshow to Poland was organized to build on this synergy through exploring lucrative opportunities in the technology sector with private and public entities.
“The MoU signed with PAIiIZ is one of the key outcomes of our roadshow. This agreement will allow us to identify areas of collaboration in the ICT space with the aim of adding value to the capabilities of our existing and prospective partners.”
For her part Bozena Czaja said: “PAIiIZ continuously seeks opportunities to collaborate with friendly governments and like-minded organisations towards enhancing Poland’s status as a key global trading partner. We are excited to partner with DSOA in the technology and innovation field and are confident we will enrich this relationship through diverse programmes and initiatives that translate into greater economic gains for our countries.”
As part of DSOA’s visit to Poland, the delegation attended the fourth Eastern Poland Business Forum in Kielce, and visited the Kielce Technology Park and the Special Economic Zone ‘Starachowice’ as well as Krakow Technology Park.
A wholly-owned entity of the Government of Dubai, Dubai Silicon Oasis operates as a free zone technology park for semiconductors, microelectronics and other electronics-based companies looking to set up their regional headquarters and R&D divisions in the Middle East and North Africa region.