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

Why Become a Member?

Member Benefits

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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View From The Chair

CPD – why it matters so much

Chair of the IED Colin Ledsome focuses on Continuing Professional Development and the learning experiences that it can bring to any career

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The Design News

Nominations are now open for the IED Annual Prize for Final Year Students on IED Accredited Degree Courses

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

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Call to Members: Responsible Innovation - What are your views?

BSI and Innovate UK are currently working together to develop a framework for the responsible governance of innovative technologies. Companies involved in these activities are increasing asked to demonstrate they are behaving responsibly, especially ...

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Your Institution needs you!

The IED is run by a small permanent staff, but the majority of our activities are carried out by volunteers. Active Members give their time to help with a range of activities, including: assessment of applications, accreditation of courses, ...

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Upcoming Events
21 Feb

InterEngineering North Wales: Regional Launch

Join us for the launch of InterEngineering North Wales, a new and exciting branch of the InterEngineering LGBT+ family. As a wider network, we connect, inform and empower lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* engineers and their supporters across the UK. InterEngineering North Wales joins our other networks in the North West, South West, Midlands and London and the South East to promote diversity and inclusion for all.

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Self Employed Directory

Mr M Robins MIED FSOE FIPlantE Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Mr J Bryden MDes(Hons) MIED Stamford, Lincolnshire

Mr T Bird MIED Trowbridge, Wiltshire


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