AETC is an innovation hub.

As the preeminent center for innovators, entrepreneurs and citizens, the AETC drives the creation, adoption and commercialization of new and emerging technologies that solve today’s most acute and pressing challenges related to water, energy, urban resilience and sustainability.

Our Mission

The AETC’s mission is to connect the local and regional business community, entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, citizens and governments to incubate, educate, showcase, and integrate new and emerging technologies to drive wealth creation and improve quality of life by reducing our collective impact on the environment.

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