Clean Futures Accelerator – Challenge Support Workshop

22nd August 14:00 – 17:00

Challenge 3
Road Freight Alternatives

Design or produce systems or sub-systems enabling alternatives to traditional road freight, including using existing infrastructure, facilitating multi-modal freight transportation and exploring shared transport solutions.

EVENT date / time

22nd August 2023 14:00 – 17:00


This workshop has been developed to support SMEs who:


delivered by

The workshop will be facilitated by the Clean Futures Accelerator team from BCIMO.

An industry guest speaker will present on the supply chain challenges and opportunities associated with the Road Freight Alternatives challenge topic.

learning objectives

By the end of the workshop SMEs will have a comprehensive understanding of:

  • The Road Freight Alternatives challenge topic and applications.
  • The type of solutions that the market is looking for.
  • The testing & demonstration facilities offered by BCIMO.
  • How to complete the testing & demonstration section within the application form.

Guest Speakers

Phil Read – Managing Director, Varamis Rail


The workshop has a 3-hour duration. Full agenda coming soon.

how to register

Please register to attend this workshop on our Contact Us page, making sure to specify the challenge topic you are registering for in the enquiry section.

The Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO) is a not-for-profit Research and Technology Organisation (RTO) and operator of the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre (VLRNIC), a unique, world-class centre for rail innovation based in Dudley in the West Midlands.

BCIMO Project Funders

Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO)
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