From Dubai Science Park Headquarters it takes roughly 18 minutes to drive to Dubai Mall, 15 minutes to Palm Jumeirah, 14 minutes to Burj Al Arab and 19 minutes to The Walk JBR.
Dubai International Airport (DXB) is roughly 24 minutes' drive and the new Al Maktoum International Airport is roughly 32 minutes' drive. All durations are calculated by Google Maps and assume the fastest route in typical traffic conditions.
The two towers are 22 storeys high.
The project started in November 2007 with completion expected in May 2009 but the project stalled in 2009 and was not completed until 2019.
At the planning stage it was said to be one of the world's largest green buildings.
The architectural concept of the building reflects DNA movement in a gel electrophoresis, a technique commonly used in the life science industry. The slabs running along the sides of the buildings represent DNA strands of varying sizes, migrating towards each other in a gel matrix.
The building was designed to host the regional and sales offices of multinationals and start-up companies specialising in life sciences.