Design and Production

Designing, developing, delivering; creating tomorrow.

Supporting professionals involved with the design, development, operation and manufacture in the delivery of a product. Access the latest information, events, career opportunities or join communities around the world.

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Design and Society

Find a hub of information around Design and Society from upcoming events, the latest industry news and sector reports.

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Food Security

A selection of resources from across the IET and elsewhere around Food Security, with upcoming events and the latest industry news, along with much more.

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Manufacturing

A collection of interesting articles, videos and other information about Manufacturing from across the IET and elsewhere.

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Sector debate

Hardly a day seems to go past where Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing doesn’t appear in the press. In the first of a new series for The IET Gordon Attenborough chairs a interrogation of additive manufacturing in this televisual style debate.


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High-value manufacturing catapult, 2 years in…

We report from our visit to the HVM Catapult at the Farnborough International Airshow and hear from CEO Dick Elsy and Deputy Prime Minister, The Rt. Hon Nick Clegg MP, on the progress made 2 years into this government backed initiative to support UK innovation.


Latest news

First of its kind, a synthetic material created by MIT researchers can change its colour and texture to blend into the environment like an Octopus Artifical squid skin for dynamic camouflage

A remotely controlled material created by MIT researchers can change its colour, texture and fluorescence on demand, providing perfect camouflage.

Boeing has been awarded a £2.6bn contract to build and test a space capsule for transportation of astronauts SpaceX and Boeing to carry astronauts to space

Nasa has chosen Boeing and SpaceX to build commercial space taxis to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station.

Sector Newsletters

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Design and Production Sector Newsletters

Bringing you all the latest on IET Design & Production Sector initiatives, partnerships and thought leadership together with details of upcoming events, Sector highlights on IET.tv and opportunities for you to get involved!


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Email IET Design and Production Sector Head, Gordon Attenborough, with your thoughts, projects and ideas.

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Government policy - submissions

The IET represents the views of its members on a wide range of professional and technological issues.