Institution of Engineering Designers

Number of members
UK: 4,500
Internationally: 500

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Established in 1945, the IED is a Chartered Body representing over 5,000 members working in engineering and product design. Benefits include fantastic networking opportunities, an excellent bi-monthly journal, Professional Indemnity insurance deals, local branch activities, CPD and guidance and support to registration with the Engineering Council, the Society for the Environment and the IED’s own Register for Product Designers for suitably qualified members. For further details go to

Area(s) of engineering and technology supported:

All areas of engineering and product design - we are one of only two PEIs who are pan-disciplinary.