Brian Darmody is CEO of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP), a global nonprofit representing research parks and innovation districts sponsored by universities, federal laboratories, hospital systems, and communities. Brian previously served in many roles at the University of Maryland, College Park, including Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Assistant to the President for State and Federal Government Affairs. He serves on the Maryland Venture Authority Board, among other board positions.
The administration should implement two reforms to clarify and update rules governing use of facilities financed by tax-exempt bonds.
The FASTER Federal Lab Act will strengthen U.S. scientific and technology leadership through targeted legislative and policy reforms.