The WET programs and services can assist entrepreneurs and innovators in every step of their journey. The multi-tenant facility is available to water, energy, and ag technology entrepreneurs from around the world. The WET staff is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and creating a rich culture of collaboration, community, and connections.
Situated on the Fresno State campus, the WET provides working and meeting space, access to a robust industry network, incubation and accelerator programs and a collaborative environment to water, energy, and agricultural technology companies in various stages of development. Additionally, it serves as a soft-landing spot for companies looking to establish a presence in California’s Central Valley, also known as the BlueTechValley. The Center is operated by staff of the California State University, Fresno Foundation a 501(c)(3).
The Water, Energy and Technology (WET) Center opened for business in Fresno, California in 2007, built through a partnership between the Center for Irrigation Technonlogy, the Central Valley Business Incubator, and Fresno State. The WET houses an advanced hydraulic testing laboratory which has proven to be an important resource for the industry. The lab is equipped to test or verify a wide range of products such as pumps, fire hydrants, valves, hydrocyclones, motors, water meters, sprinklers and much more. The second phase, WET North, opened in the Summer of 2018 and includes additional offices available for entrepreneurs, plug-and-play space, and meeting space.