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
Students seem to have lost much of the dexterity they used to have, affecting their ability to write, draw and perform for surgery. Colin Ledsome CEng FIED offers a way forwardRead More
The newly launched National Engineering Policy Centre will help engineers talk to policymakers with one voice writes Royal Academy of Engineering President, Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS HonFIEDwho is also an Honorary Fellow of the ...Read More
The annual IED prize is awarded to IED student members who produce an outstanding performance on their final project.Read More
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 ...Read More
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