Ball Gets Rolling On University Research Park in Harford

Friday, December 2, 2011

The newly formed Northeastern Maryland University Research Park Corporation is already getting the ball rolling to bring a university level research park to Harford County, President B. Daniel DeMarinis said this week.

A study will be done to assess what the research and higher education needs are in the area, then the corporation will meet with state universities, in hopes of bringing them on as partners.

One of the corporation's first acts will be to "perform a market survey to identify the research opportunities and higher education opportunities," DeMarinis said.

After the survey is under way, he continued, the corporation will meet with various universities in the state to "enlighten" them on the "high tech opportunities in the APG region that they should be looking into with the research park."

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