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Sectors

To inspire, influence and inform, Sectors produces thought leadership, raises the profile of the IET and enhances the relevance of the institution around core issues, themes and technologies.

Sector Strategic Partner Event 2016

IET Sectors brought together over 180 top experts from industry, academia and government in an open dialogue, under one roof, to initiate thought and discussion around key issues facing their respective engineering sectors and initiate ideas for programmes of collaborative activity. View video highlights:

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Make sure you're signed up to receive regular newsletters from our sectors: Built Environment; Design and Production; Energy; Information and Communications; Transport.

How to sign up

  • Log in to MyIET;
  • Select “Interests” (you may be asked to verify your identity with a second login);
  • On the “Newsletter” tab, select the sectors you’re interested in under the “IET Sectors” heading.

Source your essential engineering intelligence from the five sectors

Access expertise, find current and reliable information, participate in active communities and attend industry leading events via the IET’s five sectors: Built Environment, Design and Production, Energy, Information and Communications and Transport.

These sectors will provide a focal point for you to exchange knowledge and source engineering intelligence to enhance your career. We will also champion the professional interests of these sectors to Governments and the wider public as well as work together with you to address the engineering and technology challenges of the 21st century.

The five sectors 

Built Environment Sector Logo

Built Environment

Smart innovation for tomorrow's urban landscape

We champion the physical environments that people need to work, rest and play - offices, homes, services and open spaces. We focus on opportunities for engineering and technology.

Bringing together experts from a range of professional disciplines across industry, academia and government, we deliver programmes of activity, inspired by issues of the day and innovation, from retrofit to new build and beyond.


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Design and Production

Designing, developing, delivering; creating tomorrow

We celebrate innovation in designing, developing and making the things people need. We focus on opportunities for engineering and technology.

Bringing together experts from industry, academia and government, we deliver programmes of activity, inspired by issues of the day and innovation around manufacturing and design, from robotics to sustainability and beyond.


Energy Sector Logo

Energy

Powering tomorrow; from smart homes to megagrids

The Energy Sector is passionate about low-carbon ‘smart’ energy systems. We focus on opportunities for engineering and technology in this innovative space and provide independent, impartial thought leadership on the subjects relevant today and in the future.

To achieve this we bring together experts from industry, academia and government, in neutral and impartial environments to deliver programmes of activity, inspired by innovation across the energy sector from generation to distribution and beyond.


Information and Communications Sector logo

Information and Communications

Connecting tomorrow, digitally

We connect with the relentless pace of change within IT and how digital services are transforming the lives of people across the globe. We focus on opportunities for engineering and technology.

Bringing together experts from industry, academia and government, we deliver programmes of activity, inspired by issues of the day from broadcast to networks and beyond.


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Transport

Engineering excellence for future transport systems

We champion travel and transport for people by air, sea, rail and road. We focus on opportunities for engineering and technology.

Bringing together experts from industry, academia and government, we deliver programmes of activity, inspired by issues of the day and innovation around the transport from autonomous vehicles to integrated systems and beyond.