Eastern Wake 4.0

5401 Rolesville Road
Wendell, NC 27591

With a focus on technology-forward education and workforce development programs, Eastern Wake 4.0 is Wake Tech's newest site, along the Interstate 87/U.S. Highway 64 corridor in Wendell. Eastern Wake 4.0 refers to the term Industry 4.0, a reference to a fourth industrial revolution, with the convergence of machines and processes with information and communications technology, such as 5G, big data, cloud computing and smart manufacturing. Plans for the 106-acre site include a Public Safety Simulation Complex, a General Education and Students Services Building and a Technology 4.0 facility. Programs will include the Associate in Engineering degree, Emergency Medical Science, Biopharmaceutical Technology, intelligent automation, robotics and Unmanned Aircraft Systems operations and repair.



Master plan features

  • 4D Immersive Village for public safety training
  • Driver training track
  • Smart manufacturing labs
  • Biopharmaceutical labs
  • Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) pavilion
  • Fire/rescue training center with a fire tower and dive pond
  • University partners' co-location space