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
Get in touch and join us!
Next Meeting: TBC. Read our COVID-19 statement here.
March 2020 at Advanced Propulsion Centre
Our first meeting of the year took place at the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK Ltd. We had a range of fantastic speakers including: Jon Rengart (Advanced Propulsion Centre), Colin Maltby and Ann Marie Attfield (Solihull Council), Jenni McDonnell (Knowledge Transfer Network) and Pam Waddell OBE (Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands).
December 2019 at National Grid House
Our last meeting took place at National Grid House, with presentations from Alison Fulford (National Grid and Chair of the ILCWG), Sara Habib (National Grid), Alasdair Donn (Willmott Dixon), Alan Carr, on behalf of Jenni McDonnell (Knowledge Transfer Network) and Pam Waddell OBE / Alan Carr (Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands).
There was some great examples of sustainable innovation, followed by a fantastic round-table discussion.
Links to presentations:
September 2019 at Ricoh UK
You can find further information, including notes and slides, here.
June 2019 at Coventry University
IAWM Director, Pam Waddell enjoying the tour
March 2019 at SYSTRA Ltd
Sian Fox from SYSTRA
December 2018 at MTC
- Trudy Sully from MTC talking about transforming
- construction through digital and advanced manufacturing technologies