Catalyst Program

Catalysts are proof-of-concept projects developed collaboratively by TM Forum members.

The Catalyst Program 2023

Unite with the brightest and best to drive innovation and business results.

Together, we can drive sustainable growth by taking on the industry's biggest challenges while forging new industry relationships and opportunities for success.

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Let's create the future - together

Being part of a Catalyst project is a powerful way to demonstrate your organizations’ position at the heart of innovation, with the potential to transform our communications industry. It also comes with powerful ways to share your work and a meaningful role for your organization at DTW 2023. Find out more:


What is a Catalyst?

Catalysts generate proof-of-concept ideas that innovate to solve common industry challenges.

Current Catalysts

See the latest thought leadership and innovation Catalysts that our members are working on.



List of frequently asked questions with answers and useful links.

Previous Catalysts

Browse all the past Catalysts from 2022, 2021 and earlier.

Catalyst Awards Winners

The Catalyst team awards recognize achievements in innovation, proof-of-concepts for industry standards and impact on sustainability goals.

Upcoming Catalyst Events

Discover how the industry comes together through innovation and thought leadership at our global events


March 14, 2023 -      March 16, 2023 KRAT

Meet the teams and engage with their demos at our biggest event in the region.

September 19, 2023 - September 21,2023 CEST

The newest Catalysts will showcase at our flagship event, DTW 2023.

Find out about other TM Forum Events and Webinars here .