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Welcome to the IED, the home for designers working in engineering and product design

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Membership of the IED is open to all who work in, study, manage, research, teach or practice design. Membership is welcomed at all grades of academic study and levels of expertise. The purpose of the IED is to support our members to achieve their career goals by mentoring and guiding designers to the appropriate grade of professional registration.

The first step to achieving this professional registration is to complete our simple application form.

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My TeenTech Adventure!

TeenTech awards: a vital means of raising awareness of the wonderful careers to be had in engineering

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The Design News

Device could make washing machines lighter and greener

A simple device to cut the weight of washing machines could save fuel, cut carbon emissions, and reduce back injuries, according to researchers.

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New Years Honour for IED President

Huge congratulations to IED President Maggie Philbin on being awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours list for services to engineering education.

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The professional and CPD....

CPD is understood across most professions as the systematic acquisition of knowledge and skills, and the development of personal qualities to maintain and enhance professional competencies.

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7 Jun

We are pleased to confirm that the nomination forms are now available for the 2017 IED Student Prize

The annual IED prize is awarded to IED student members who produce an outstanding performance on their final project.

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