Innovation Birmingham’s Climate KIC programme welcomed both Irish and Continental European experts to the city to share solutions, products and best practice with leading professionals in sustainable transport and the decarbonisation of buildings.

The ‘‘Transport and Mobility’’ study visit was part of a programme of activities to aid Birmingham’s efforts for carbon reduction.

Speeches on West Midlands accomplishments, challenges and opportunities for international collaboration in low carbon mobility and building research were delivered by Coun Lisa Trickett, Birmingham City Council cabinet member for Green and Sustainable City, and Katharine Fuller, of Innovation Birmingham.

Pictures by Dale Martin