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Igniting Change for a Clean, Sustainable and Profitable Future


28 February 2024


09:00 – 14:00


STEAMhouse, Belmont Row, Birmingham, UK


Clean Futures Catalyst – Coventry University & Innovative Transport Working Group (ITWG)

Igniting Change for a Clean Sustainable and Profitable Future

The Event

The Clean Futures Catalyst is engaging with the wider West Midland business community to build a support network for SMEs in transportation and related supply chains to access expertise, supply chains and investment to move to a decarbonised transport future.

Join the Clean Futures Catalyst launch event – where the current West Midland transportation scene will be set and the future will be explored:

  • The West Midlands “what is happening” and “what do we need to do”?
  • Practical challenges and opportunities for decarbonisation and net zero in transportation.
  • SMEs and a pathway towards a net zero plan.
  • Practical support available for West Midland’s SMEs.

09:00 Exhibition stands and networking

10:00 – Welcome to the event

10:10 – Introduction to Clean Futures Innovation Accelerator – Connected Places Catapult (CPC)

10:20 – Cleaner future West Midlands – West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)

10:30 – Overview of West Midlands transportation – Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)

10:50 – Decarbonisation of the automotive sector (Industry speaker)

11:10 – Decarbonisation of the railways (Industry speaker)

11:30 – Break

11:50 – Net zero and the supply chain opportunities and challenges and Clean Futures Panel (Industry and SME speakers)

12:50 – “Call to action” Developing a net zero action plan

13:05 – Lunch, Networking

For more information about the Clean Future Catalyst please visit the landing page – their website will launch very soon.

This event is hosted in collaboration with the Innovative Transport Working Group (ITWG) which is run by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) in partnership with the Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands (IAWM).


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