Welcome to the IED, the home for designers working in engineering and product design.
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.Find Out More
Might 2018 be a time when engineering ﬁnally takes its place in the spotlight once again?Read More
Innovate UK is to invest up to £19 million to support innovation that offers significant changes in productivity and cutting-edge innovation. The competition has 2 strands, strand 1 is for health and life sciences projects and strand 2 is for ...Read More
A simple device to cut the weight of washing machines could save fuel, cut carbon emissions, and reduce back injuries, according to researchers.Read More
Huge congratulations to IED President Maggie Philbin on being awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours list for services to engineering education.Read More
Whether your business is a committed innovator, start-up or dipping your toe in the water, learn about funding and other help offered by Innovate UK and local support agencies. KTN is hosting breakfast seminars as part of Leicester Innovation week to provide you with information on local and national innovation support to help you grow and scale your business.Read More
The Analysis for Innovators (A4I) programme is different in that it targets competitiveness and productivity head on, by offering cutting edge R&D, expertise and facilities to UK companies that want to solve an analysis or measurement problem from within their existing business. This could be an issue of precision or accuracy of measurement on a production line for example, which you have been unable to solve using standard available technologies and techniques.Read More
Mr M Robins MIED Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Mr J Bryden MDes(Hons) MIED Stamford, Lincolnshire
Mr T Bird MIED Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Mr J Virdie CEng MIED Crewe, Cheshire
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