Disrupting the Marine Industry with Tech: Podcast Explores Brunswick I-Jet Lab

Category : Research Park
Posted on: February 17, 2022

The latest episode of the Innovations @ Research Park podcast features the intern experience at Brunswick’s I-Jet Lab, an innovation center focused on implementing technology solutions to advance the recreational marine industry.

Host Tanmay Shaw facilitates a discussion with Trevor George, Site Director for the Brunswick Corporation’s I-JET Lab; and Meghan Reynolds, a University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign computer science/philosophy major, who is a software engineering intern.

The Brunswick I-Jet Lab at the University of Illinois Research Park works on prototypes to modernize and improve customer experience. Brunswick is an industry leader in the marine space. The company, based in northern Illinois, manufactures recreational boats, marine engines, and other products.

Tune in to this episode to hear about what Brunswick works on at the Research Park, the company’s recent CES Show display and how interns participated in its development, and the overall intern experience.

The Innovations @ Research Park podcast highlights the thriving entrepreneurial and corporate innovation culture in Champaign. Its host is Tanmay Shah, a University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign alumnus.

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