Innovative Low Carbon Working Group

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What we do:

The Innovative Low Carbon Working Group (ILCWG) is a cross-sector network whose membership consists of practitioners from universities, local authorities, businesses and voluntary organisations from across the whole West Midlands region.

The group meets quarterly and provides each member with an opportunity to propose and develop collaborative project ideas and to share good practice in relation to the low carbon and innovation agenda.

Chair: Alison Fulford, Carbon Adviser at National Grid

Co-ordinated by: Alan Carr, Senior Sustainability Advisor at Sustainability West Midlands, and Policy and Partnerships Manager at Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands

Next Meeting: 

Date: 09/12/19
(Tour) 10:30 – 11:30 (Main Meeting – inc. lunch) 11:30 – 14:15 (end) 15:00
Location: National Grid House, Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hill, Warwick, CV34 6DA

Register here.

Past meetings: 

September 2019

Ricoh UK Products Ltd  hosted our event on the 10th September, taking us on a fantastic tour of their space. Thank you to Ricoh, Innovate UK, and West Midlands Air for presenting.

You can find further information, including notes and slides, here. 

June 2019

Coventry University hosted our event on 6th June and kindly provided a tour of their space. Thank you to Energy Capital and Innovate UK for presenting.

IAWM Director, Pam Waddell enjoying the tour

March 2019:

SYSTRA Ltd kindly provided the venue for our 19th March event with speakers from SYSTRA, Midlands Energy Hub and Innovation Gateway.

Sian Fox from SYSTRA

December 2018

On 6th December 2018 the meeting was hosted at the  the Manufacturing and Technology Centre (MTC), with speakers from MTC, GreenwattSustainability West Midlands, and BEIS.

Trudy Sully from MTC talking about transforming
construction through digital and advanced manufacturing technologies


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Get in touch:


Twitter: @innovationwm