Clean Futures Accelerator – Challenge Support Workshop

23rd August 2023 14:00 – 17:00

Challenge 5
Future Fuels

Produce, transport or store alternative fuels such as hydrogen, biofuels or synthetic fuels.

EVENT date / time

23rd August 2023 14:00 – 17:00


This workshop has been developed to support SMEs who:

  • Are active in innovation and new product / process development.
  • Are considering making an application to join the Clean Futures Accelerator programme.
  • Wish to gain a better understanding of the Future Fuels Clean Futures Accelerator challenge topic and applications.
  • Wish to use BCIMO’s Rail Development and Test Site for the testing and demonstration phase of their project.

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 Future Fuels challenge topic.

learning objectives

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

  • The Future Fuels 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

Beverley Neilson – County Councillor, Worcestershire County Council and Chair of Ultra Light Rail Partners

Spencer Williams – Head of Consulting, Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group


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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