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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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Embracing Diversity

In a world where skills shortages are rampant, why are so many young people marginalised? asks IED Chair Tania Humphries-Smith

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The Design News

Nominations are invited for the IOMMM’s Awards for 2017 - deadline 13 January.

The awards cover personal achievement and published work in a range of materials sectors and applications. Some awards are designed to recognise the achievement of younger people at the start of their career.

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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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Alliance drives growth and prosperity

The National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) aims to inspire universities and business to work together for growth and prosperity.

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2 Feb

The future for the UK's patent framework

THURSDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY 2017, CENTRAL LONDON, THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED

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16 Feb

SMASHfestUK

SMASHfestUK is a STEM festival based in SE London in Deptford.

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If you've got any questions about the IED or our membership process then we'd be more than happy to hear from you. Simply click on the 'submit question' button, fill in the contact form and we'll get back to you with a response as soon as possible.