|By Business Wire||
|April 21, 2017 08:42 AM EDT|
A delegation from Dubai Internet City (DIC), the leading technology business community created by the Government of Dubai as a strategic location for companies to innovate, is visiting the People’s Republic of China to strengthen ties and explore new business opportunities with Chinese companies from diverse technology segments.
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Ammar Al Malik, Executive Director, and Faisal Hammoud, Director of Business Development, from Dubai Internet City at the China Shanghai International Technology Fair, representing Dubai and discussing business and collaboration opportunities with the technology community of China. (Photo: ME NewsWire)
The week-long visit, scheduled from 19 to 26 April 2017, aims to highlight how Chinese companies can benefit from the integrated technology ecosystem that DIC offers. The trip comes at a time when a key focus for the Chinese government is the Internet Plus Plan. A new driving force for economic development, the plan looks at transforming China into a digital economy by integrating digital technologies with modern manufacturing and encouraging technology companies in China to increase their global presence.
According to the ‘Dubai FDI Monitor’, the majority of investments into Dubai in 2015 were in the medium- to high-tech industries. This trend is supported by an increasing number of Chinese technology companies which are operating in DIC already, such as China Telecom Global Middle East and Africa, Union Pay and Huawei, which is driving innovation through its dedicated ‘Huawei Innovation Centre’ and playing a major role in Dubai’s Smart City programme.
Commenting on the huge potential of international collaboration, Ammar Al Malik, Executive Director Dubai Internet City, said: “China is a very important market and valued partner of the UAE. We see huge potential to build on this partnership through offering Chinese technology companies the ideal environment to set up business or expand their footprint in the region.”
He added: “DIC seeks to provide a diverse, vibrant environment that enables technology companies to innovate, thrive and grow their business. The China visit represents a major opportunity for us to support the growth of China’s digital economy, by encouraging global tech leaders to come to the region. We hope to build relationships with key players in the technology space and attract new talent to the mix of Fortune 500 corporations, SMEs and startups that constitutes our community.”
A crucial part of DIC’s agenda is exhibiting at the China Shanghai International Technology Fair 2017 that will run from 20 to 22 April at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center.
In addition, the team will attend a forum hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and China Corporate United Pavilion, expected to draw the participation of several high-ranking Chinese government officials including representatives of the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce, who will have the opportunity to learn more about DIC’s strategic approach to building technology centred partnerships.
In order to exchange best practice, and learn more about China’s efforts in this space, DIC also visited Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, one of China's state-level hi-tech zones, as well as will join Falcon & Associates as they visit the city of Shenzhen, where major global Chinese technology companies are based.
About Dubai Internet City 关于迪拜网络城
Dubai Internet City (DIC), a member of TECOM Group, is a unique ICT hub where the ideas of tomorrow are born. As the only specialised technology business community in the region, it is a place where innovators and entrepreneurs from all over the world work, connect and share their vision for a bold new tomorrow.
Dubai Internet City fosters entrepreneurs, empowers SMEs, and attracts global ICT leaders to Dubai. Set up to facilitate growth, businesses can accesses a rich and diverse ecosystem of knowledge workers, nimble service providers, and expertise from all over the world.
Embedded in a vibrant lifestyle community, business connections are not only made in boardrooms but inside a wider ecosystem, which gives individuals the opportunity to work, live and meet with like-minded people throughout the day.
In addition, members of the DIC community benefit from a range of services and offerings set up to facilitate the ease of doing business:
axs, TECOM Group’s smart gateway for integrated services, delivers seamless government and corporate support under one umbrella, by providing a number of key services, including Leasing, Licensing and Registration, Customer Care and Government Services through strategically located Smart Centres as well as online.
Dubai Outsource City (DOC) provides a complete ecosystem for organisations of all sizes across the outsourcing value chain to source additional resources required in periods of growth, conveniently located in close proximity to the city.
In5 is the enabling platform for entrepreneurs and start-ups in Tech, Design and Media, created by TECOM Group. Supporting DIC in the tech-innovation space, In5 Tech, offers entrepreneurs state-of the art specialised facilities, creative spaces and training and mentorship programmes to help turn bright ideas into reality.
*Source: ME NewsWire
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